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Kirkwall forecast
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Mon 20 Oct 2014
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Light rain
11.1 11.4 11.3 11.2 11.2 11.2
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S 14 SSW 17 SSW 18 S 18 S 21 S 19
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Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Tue 21 Oct 2014
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Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Light shower night Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast
11.1 11.5 11.7 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.5 11.6 8.7 7.1 7.1 7.7 8.0 8.5 7.6 7.5 7.2 7.0 6.9
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S 17 S 19 S 21 32 S 24 34 S 22 33 SSE 23 31 SSE 22 34 S 19 34 WNW 28 41 NW 31 52 NW 25 48 NW 28 41 NW 21 38 NW 22 43 NW 33 51 NW 37 55 NW 34 52 NW 31 49 NW 28 47
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F F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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Issued at: 1800 on Tue 21 Oct 2014

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 8.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 17.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 10.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace 5.3 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 13.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 6.7 hours

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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: 0003 on Tue 21 Oct 2014

Weather Map

Tue 1800

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

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level