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Kirkwall

Kirkwall forecast
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Wed 27 Aug 2014
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Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
14.8 15.2 14.7 15.6 14.7 14.6 14.4 13.4 13.0 11.9 11.4 11.5 11.7
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
ESE 10 ESE 11 SSE 13 SE 13 SE 15 SE 14 SE 15 SE 16 SE 14 SE 13 SE 15 SE 15 SE 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG E VG VG VG VG E E VG VG VG VG
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1016 1015 1015 1015 1014 1014 1014
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:58 Sunset: 20:28 Moon phase: New
Thu 28 Aug 2014
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Clear night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
11.3 11.9 11.2 11.9 12.1 11.7 11.6 12.1 12.6 13.2 13.7 13.7
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SE 16 SE 15 SSE 16 SE 16 SSE 15 29 SE 14 SE 16 SE 16 SE 18 ESE 18 29 SE 21 32 SE 23 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1013 1013 1012 1012 1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1009 1008 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:00 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: New
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Issued at: 1100 on Thu 28 Aug 2014

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 16.3
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.2
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.4
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.2
Sunniest Lerwick 13.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 21.2
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.2
Lowest minimum temperature Tyndrum -0.6
Highest rainfall Plymouth 15.8
Sunniest Kinloss 13.4

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: 0002 on Thu 28 Aug 2014

Weather Map

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

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level