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Sat 24 Jan 2015
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WNW 19 43 WNW 22 48 WNW 19 32 WNW 16 46 W 21 WNW 10 31 WNW 16 32 W 18 37 WNW 16 38 W 17 WNW 17 32 W 13 W 16 W 17 W 17
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Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 16:10 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Sun 25 Jan 2015
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Sunrise: 08:34 Sunset: 16:12 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Issued at: 0900 on Sun 25 Jan 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 5.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 4.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 0.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 7.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 1.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pateley Bridge Ravens Nest 3.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lough Fea -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 9.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 7.8 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)

Issued at: 2303 on Sat 24 Jan 2015

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Durness Durness – Overcast 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Overcast 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Lerwick Lerwick – Overcast 60.1536 -1.1435
Ullapool Ullapool – Light shower day 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Overcast 57.1498 -2.0927
Craig Craig – No data 57.4889 -5.2754
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.2111 -6.3842
Portree Portree – Light rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – No data 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – No data 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Mist 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Drizzle 55.8643 -4.2505
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Overcast 55.7702 -2.0038
Tiree Tiree – Mist 56.497 -6.887
Biggar Biggar – Overcast 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level