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Kirkwall forecast
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Sat 20 Dec 2014
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Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: New
Sun 21 Dec 2014
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Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: New
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Issued at: 0900 on Sun 21 Dec 2014

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 5.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 10.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar 4.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shoreham 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 15.0 mm
Sunniest Leconfield 4.7 hours

About extremes

Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest minimum temperature - (2100 on the previous day to 0900 on the date shown)

Highest rainfall -(2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Sunniest - (2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Issued at: 2303 on Sat 20 Dec 2014

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Aberlour Aberlour – Light rain 57.4751 -3.2155
Lerwick Lerwick – Heavy rain 60.1536 -1.1435
Ullapool Ullapool – Heavy rain 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Craig Craig – No data 57.4889 -5.2754
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.2111 -6.3842
Pitlochry Pitlochry – No data 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – No data 56.8199 -5.104
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Strathyre Strathyre – No data 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Mist 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Light rain 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Light rain 55.8643 -4.2505
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Cloudy 55.7702 -2.0038
Tiree Tiree – Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Biggar Biggar – Overcast 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level