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Kirkwall

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Kirkwall forecast
Mon 30 May 2016
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
11.3 ° 11.6 ° 11.2 ° 11.9 ° 11.6 ° 11.9 ° 10.8 ° 10.4 ° 9.8 ° 9.6 ° 9.3 ° 9.1 °
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N 8 N 10 N 10 N 11 N 10 N 10 N 11 NNW 11 NW 10 NNW 11 NNW 13 NNW 11
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VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E VG VG VG
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87% 86% 86% 85% 82% 83% 86% 86% 90% 92% 93% 92%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1027
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R R R
Tue 31 May 2016
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Overcast Overcast Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist Mist Overcast Mist Overcast Overcast Overcast
8.9 ° 8.9 ° 8.8 ° 8.6 ° 8.7 ° 8.3 ° 8.4 ° 8.4 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 9.1 ° 9.8 ° 9.9 °
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NNW 13 NNW 14 NNW 14 NNW 14 N 17 NNW 17 N 18 NNW 16 N 19 NNW 17 N 16 N 17 N 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG G M G M M M G M G G VG
Humidity arrow down
94% 94% 95% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 95% 96% 94% 90% 90%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R S F F F R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1200 on Tue 31 May 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Lerwick 14.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle Trace 
Sunniest Lerwick 12.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Porthmadog 22.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loftus 10.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shap 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Prestwick 2.4 mm
Sunniest Tiree 15.8 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)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 0002 on Tue 31 May 2016