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Kirkwall

Kirkwall forecast
  • Tue
  • Wed
Tue 19 Aug 2014
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Cloudy Clear night Light rain Cloudy
11.0 10.6 10.9 10.8
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N 22 31 N 21 30 N 21 29 NNW 17 29
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Sunrise: 05:40 Sunset: 20:50 Moon phase: Third quarter
Wed 20 Aug 2014
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Light shower day Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Light rain
10.7 10.8 10.3 9.2 9.8 9.4 9.1 8.9 8.9 9.6 10.9 11.1 11.8 12.2 12.3 12.6 12.3 11.9 11.0 10.3 10.0
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NNW 15 NNW 21 NW 15 29 NW 15 NNW 11 NNW 15 NNW 13 NW 13 NW 16 NW 10 N 17 NNW 14 NW 13 WNW 15 NW 14 WNW 13 WNW 13 NW 11 WNW 10 W 9 W 6
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1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1012 1012 1012 1012 1011 1011 1011 1010
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R R S F F F S F S F R F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:42 Sunset: 20:47 Moon phase: Third quarter
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Issued at: 2000 on Wed 20 Aug 2014

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.3
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.1
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 9.0
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.2
Sunniest Lerwick 6.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Thorney Island 19.7
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 11.5
Lowest minimum temperature Tyndrum 3.6
Highest rainfall Lusa 13.4
Sunniest Prestwick 13.0

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 Wed 20 Aug 2014

Weather Map

Wed 1900

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Kirkwall Light rain 58.985 -2.9607
Durness Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Lerwick Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Aberlour Light rain 57.4751 -3.2155
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Light rain 57.1498 -2.0927
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.2111 -6.3842
Portree Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Light rain 56.4621 -2.9692
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Sunny intervals 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Overcast 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Berwick-upon-Tweed Overcast 55.7702 -2.0038
Biggar Overcast 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