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Kirkwall forecast
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Fri 30 Jan 2015
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85% 82% 88% 89% 89% 87% 88% 86% 85% 85% 88% 88% 91% 85% 87% 80% 83% 82%
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Sunrise: 08:24 Sunset: 16:24 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sat 31 Jan 2015
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Cloudy Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
4.8 3.0 4.6 4.7 4.5 4.4 3.7
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Sunrise: 08:22 Sunset: 16:27 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Issued at: 0600 on Sat 31 Jan 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 5.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 6.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 1.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 8.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 0.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tulloch Bridge -11.0 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 31.4 mm
Sunniest Edinburgh Gogarbank 7.0 hours

About extremes

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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 Fri 30 Jan 2015

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Light shower night 58.985 -2.9607
Durness Durness – Partly cloudy night 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Partly cloudy night 58.0223 -4.401
Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Aberlour Aberlour – Light shower night 57.4751 -3.2155
Ullapool Ullapool – Light rain 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Light shower night 57.1498 -2.0927
Craig Craig – No data 57.4889 -5.2754
Stornoway Stornoway – Light rain 58.2111 -6.3842
Portree Portree – Cloudy 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – No data 56.8199 -5.104
Dundee Dundee – Partly cloudy night 56.4621 -2.9692
Strathyre Strathyre – No data 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Partly cloudy night 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Overcast 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Clear night 55.8643 -4.2505
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Cloudy 55.7702 -2.0038
Biggar Biggar – Partly cloudy night 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.985, -2.9607

Altitude: 1m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26 m above mean sea level

Distance from Kirkwall: 4.9 km