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Wed 17 Dec 2014
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SSW 13 SSW 17 SSW 14 W 21 29 WNW 16 36 WNW 15 31 W 22 31 W 18 29 W 15 W 19 31 W 18 37 W 19 29 W 18 31 W 15 32 W 19 36 W 22 32 WSW 22 32 W 18 29 WSW 22 31 SW 18 31 SW 18 29
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Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thu 18 Dec 2014
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SW 19 SW 18 30 SW 19 30 WSW 23 38
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Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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Issued at: 0300 on Thu 18 Dec 2014

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 8.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 7.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 6.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 14.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 5.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -0.8 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 26.4 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 2.7 hours

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Issued at: 2303 on Wed 17 Dec 2014