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Kirkwall forecast
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Thu 20 Nov 2014
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Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast
9.3 8.9 8.7 8.6 8.3 7.7 7.3 8.3 8.0 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.0
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SSE 15 SSE 14 SSE 11 SSE 10 SSE 10 SSE 10 SSE 9 SSE 10 SSE 8 SSE 9 SSE 9 SSE 10 SSE 10
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Sunrise: 08:15 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: New
Fri 21 Nov 2014
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light rain Overcast
8.0 7.8 7.0 7.0 6.3 7.7 8.3 8.3 7.6 8.3 8.7 8.9
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SSE 10 SSE 9 SSE 9 SSE 8 SSE 8 SSE 9 SE 10 SE 13 SE 13 SE 14 SE 15 SE 17
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F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 15:37 Moon phase: New
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Issued at: 1100 on Fri 21 Nov 2014

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 3.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall Trace 
Sunniest Lerwick 4.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 13.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aviemore 6.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall Ballywatticock 28.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 5.4 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 Thu 20 Nov 2014

Weather map

Fri 1100

Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Durness Durness – Overcast 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Overcast 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Sunny intervals 57.4751 -3.2155
Lerwick Lerwick – Sunny intervals 60.1536 -1.1435
Ullapool Ullapool – Sunny intervals 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny day 58.2111 -6.3842
Portree Portree – Sunny day 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Dundee – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Sunny intervals 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Overcast 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Sunny day 55.8643 -4.2505
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Mist 55.7702 -2.0038
Tiree Tiree – Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Biggar Biggar – Sunny day 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level