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Kirkwall forecast
Tue 24 May 2016
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7.1 ° 7.6 ° 8.5 ° 9.0 ° 9.5 ° 9.5 ° 9.7 ° 10.1 ° 10.1 ° 10.1 ° 9.8 ° 9.2 ° 9.1 ° 8.6 ° 8.3 ° 7.8 ° 7.5 ° 7.4 ° 7.6 °
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91% 88% 80% 75% 69% 70% 69% 69% 63% 60% 60% 63% 61% 70% 68% 73% 74% 76% 74%
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R R R R R R R S R R R R R F F F F R F
Wed 25 May 2016
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7.6 ° 7.7 ° 7.6 ° 7.5 ° 7.5 ° 7.7 °
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NE 16 NE 15 NE 15 NNE 16 NNE 15 NNE 15
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E E E VG E VG
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73% 77% 76% 77% 77% 80%
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1029 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028
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R F F F F F
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Issued at: 0500 on Wed 25 May 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 4.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick Trace 
Sunniest Kirkwall 6.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Porthmadog 21.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Dalwhinnie 5.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 14.7 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: 0002 on Wed 25 May 2016