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Kirkwall forecast
Fri 27 May 2016
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7.5 ° 8.1 ° 8.5 ° 9.0 ° 9.3 ° 10.0 ° 10.0 ° 10.0 ° 11.1 ° 11.5 ° 11.5 ° 11.0 ° 11.2 ° 10.2 ° 9.8 ° 8.7 ° 7.7 ° 7.1 °
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NE 7 NE 7 ENE 8 E 7 SE 7 ESE 8 SE 7 E 8 E 7 ESE 8 E 9 E 11 E 11 E 14 E 11 E 10 E 8 ESE 8
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VG VG VG VG VG G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G
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83% 82% 79% 78% 75% 74% 76% 73% 73% 74% 73% 74% 75% 77% 80% 87% 92% 95%
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F R R R R R R R F F F F F F F R R F
Sat 28 May 2016
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist
7.4 ° 7.6 ° 6.7 ° 7.5 ° 7.4 ° 8.0 ° 8.6 °
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ESE 10 E 8 ESE 8 ESE 9 E 6 ESE 9 E 6
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G G M M M M M
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96% 98% 98% 98% 97% 98% 98%
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1022 1022 1021 1021 1021 1021 1021
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 0600 on Sat 28 May 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 5.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 7.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hampton Water Works 22.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 9.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra 0.9 °C
Highest rainfall Mumbles Head 15.0 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 15.9 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 Sat 28 May 2016