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Thu 29 Sep 2016
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Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10.9 ° 9.6 ° 10.6 ° 10.7 ° 10.2 ° 9.8 ° 7.9 ° 7.5 ° 6.9 ° 7.5 ° 8.0 ° 9.0 °
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WNW 23 41 WNW 19 36 W 18 31 WNW 17 32 WNW 17 33 W 16 29 W 15 32 W 13 24 W 10 29 WSW 15 WSW 14 WSW 21 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G VG G VG E VG E VG E VG E
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78% 87% 80% 72% 74% 74% 87% 79% 82% 85% 83% 80%
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R R F
Fri 30 Sep 2016
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Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower night Cloudy Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light rain Light rain Cloudy
7.8 ° 8.7 ° 8.6 ° 7.9 ° 9.0 ° 8.6 ° 8.9 ° 9.2 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 ° 9.6 ° 10.8 ° 11.0 °
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W 25 38 WSW 22 36 WSW 24 46 WSW 19 39 WSW 18 33 WSW 18 33 WSW 18 WSW 17 30 W 17 WSW 17 29 W 18 W 21 29 W 17 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG
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87% 84% 87% 92% 85% 85% 83% 81% 82% 80% 84% 82% 87%
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R F F F F F F F R R R R R
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Issued at: 1200 on Fri 30 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 8.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 18.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cavendish 20.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 9.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 7.0 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 53.0 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 9.4 hours

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Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

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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 Fri 30 Sep 2016