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Kirkwall forecast
Tue 23 Aug 2016
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13.7 ° 13.3 ° 13.2 ° 13.2 ° 13.2 ° 13.2 °
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ESE 13 ESE 13 ESE 10 ESE 10 ESE 8 SE 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G M M P P P
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94% 96% 97% 98% 99% 99%
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1021 1020 1020 1020 1020 1019
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F F F F F F
Wed 24 Aug 2016
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Heavy rain Overcast Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day
13.2 ° 13.0 ° 12.8 ° 12.8 ° 12.5 ° 12.7 ° 12.6 ° 12.8 ° 13.4 ° 13.7 ° 14.7 ° 16.1 ° 16.3 ° 15.7 ° 16.2 ° 15.9 ° 15.8 ° 15.1 °
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SE 6 S 6 S 5 N 0 SSE 5 SSE 1 WSW 7 W 5 W 9 W 11 WNW 13 WNW 10 W 11 NW 11 W 11 N 10 N 8 N 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M P VP VP VP VP VP P G G VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG
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99% 99% 99% 99% 100% 99% 99% 99% 99% 96% 87% 82% 75% 76% 73% 75% 72% 77%
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1019 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1019 1019 1020 1020 1020 1021 1021 1021
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F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1800 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 15.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 14.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 10.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cambridge Niab 31.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Inverbervie 14.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar 5.4 °C
Highest rainfall Thomastown 14.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 13.2 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 Wed 24 Aug 2016