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Kirkwall forecast
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Mon 20 Oct 2014
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Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Tue 21 Oct 2014
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11.1 11.5 11.7 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.5 11.6 8.7 7.1
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S 17 S 19 S 21 32 S 24 34 S 22 33 SSE 23 31 SSE 22 34 S 19 34 WNW 28 41 NW 31 52
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Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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Issued at: 0900 on Tue 21 Oct 2014

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 8.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 17.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 10.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace 5.3 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 13.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 6.7 hours

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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)

Issued at: 0003 on Tue 21 Oct 2014

Weather Map

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Kirkwall Heavy rain 58.954 -2.9
Durness Light shower day 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Light shower day 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Light rain 57.4751 -3.2155
Lerwick Light rain 60.1536 -1.1435
Ullapool Light shower day 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Light rain 57.1498 -2.0927
Stornoway Sunny day 58.2111 -6.3842
Portree Light shower day 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Sunny intervals 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.8643 -4.2505
Berwick-upon-Tweed Cloudy 55.7702 -2.0038
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Biggar Cloudy 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level