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Kirkwall forecast
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Thu 26 Mar 2015
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Light shower day Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Clear night Clear night Cloudy
4.6 5.1 4.8 4.3 4.3 4.6 4.5 4.0 3.4 2.2 1.8 4.2
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SE 17 SSE 16 SSE 11 SSE 11 SSE 9 SSE 7 SSE 8 SSW 5 WSW 2 WNW 6 W 8 WNW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G M G VG VG E E E G
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91% 88% 92% 89% 92% 91% 93% 93% 94% 94% 94% 95%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
997 997 998 999 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 05:56 Sunset: 18:38 Moon phase: First quarter
Fri 27 Mar 2015
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Heavy shower night Clear night Light shower night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
4.7 4.7 4.4 4.0 3.0 1.4 2.3 3.2 4.9 5.7 6.2 7.4 8.2
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WNW 14 NW 16 WNW 15 WNW 10 WNW 9 W 6 W 7 WSW 9 WSW 10 WSW 13 SW 14 WSW 16 WSW 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG M VG G G VG E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
90% 82% 87% 84% 83% 90% 90% 84% 86% 83% 82% 73% 70%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1007 1008 1009 1009 1009 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R F F F
Sunrise: 05:53 Sunset: 18:40 Moon phase: First quarter
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Issued at: 1200 on Fri 27 Mar 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Lerwick 7.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 3.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 3.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Shoreham 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 4.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -3.0 °C
Highest rainfall Machrihanish 24.2 mm
Sunniest Camborne 10.4 hours

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Issued at: 2302 on Thu 26 Mar 2015