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Kirkwall forecast
Wed 04 May 2016
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6.6 ° 6.2 ° 7.2 ° 7.9 ° 8.5 ° 8.1 ° 8.4 ° 8.4 ° 9.6 ° 10.7 ° 10.6 ° 10.7 ° 11.2 ° 10.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 ° 9.2 ° 9.6 ° 9.6 °
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S 14 SSE 9 SSE 16 SSE 19 S 22 29 S 19 30 SSE 19 29 SSE 22 31 SSE 19 S 19 S 26 34 SSE 21 31 SSE 18 30 S 18 29 S 19 S 19 SSE 16 S 13 S 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG G G G G G M G G G VG VG VG G E G VG VG
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90% 91% 87% 84% 83% 88% 88% 89% 87% 76% 74% 70% 75% 75% 73% 74% 83% 83% 81%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1017 1017 1016 1016 1015 1015 1015 1014 1014 1013 1013 1013 1013 1012 1012 1012 1013 1013 1013
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F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R
Thu 05 May 2016
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Overcast Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Overcast
9.4 ° 8.7 ° 8.1 ° 8.4 ° 8.6 ° 8.3 °
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S 14 S 11 SSE 15 S 14 S 16 S 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G M G G G G
Humidity arrow down
83% 90% 90% 92% 90% 90%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1013 1013 1012 1012 1011 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R F F F F F
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Issued at: 0500 on Thu 5 May 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 18.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Eskdalemuir 9.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -1.0 °C
Highest rainfall South Uist 13.6 mm
Sunniest Wellesbourne 14.1 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 Thu 5 May 2016