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Kirkwall forecast
Sun 07 Feb 2016
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Drizzle Heavy shower night Heavy rain
4.5 4.8 4.7 4.5 5.2 5.1
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 11 WSW 10 SW 8 SSW 10 SSW 17 SW 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG E G G M P
Humidity arrow down
89% 86% 89% 95% 97% 96%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
964 964 965 965 965 965
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R S
Mon 08 Feb 2016
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Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light rain Light shower night Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night
4.6 4.7 4.8 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.5 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.6 6.2 6.9 7.5 6.9 6.3 5.8 4.5 3.4
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 14 S 10 S 10 SSW 11 SW 8 SSW 7 SSW 8 SW 7 WSW 6 WSW 9 WSW 10 W 6 WNW 8 WNW 13 NW 13 NW 15 NW 11 WNW 9 W 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG E E VG VG VG G VG VG E VG E VG E VG E VG G
Humidity arrow down
93% 92% 90% 88% 93% 94% 94% 95% 95% 97% 95% 91% 84% 79% 80% 85% 82% 88% 86%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
964 964 964 964 964 964 964 964 965 965 966 966 967 967 968 969 970 971 972
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1800 on Mon 8 Feb 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 7.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 4.1 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 7.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 3.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 40.6 mm
Sunniest Manston 5.7 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)

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: 2302 on Sun 7 Feb 2016