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Kirkwall forecast
Tue 21 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Overcast Light shower day Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night
5.8 ° 6.6 ° 5.9 ° 6.2 ° 6.0 ° 6.1 ° 6.6 ° 6.9 ° 7.7 ° 7.9 ° 8.0 ° 6.5 ° 6.3 ° 5.9 ° 5.7 ° 5.2 °
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WSW 14 SW 14 SSW 16 SSW 18 S 19 S 19 29 S 23 34 SSW 24 36 SSW 19 37 SW 19 29 SSW 18 31 W 24 62 W 21 39 W 21 41 W 32 46 W 32 47
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Wed 22 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light shower day
6.2 ° 5.1 ° 4.6 ° 5.2 ° 5.6 ° 5.8 ° 5.7 ° 6.2 ° 6.0 °
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WSW 38 53 W 38 60 WSW 37 66 W 39 69 W 39 60 W 41 67 W 38 66 W 41 63 W 45 63
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73% 79% 87% 82% 82% 75% 81% 77% 76%
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984 984 984 983 983 982 982 982 983
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F R
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Issued at: 0800 on Wed 22 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 13.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hereford 14.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 0.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 43.2 mm
Sunniest Leconfield 4.1 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)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 2302 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

Weather map

Wed 0800

Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Light shower day 58.985 -2.9607
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Heavy shower day 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Heavy shower day 58.288 -4.442
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny day 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Sunny day 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Sunny intervals 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Charterhall Charterhall – Sunny day 55.709 -2.383

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.985, -2.9607

Altitude: 1.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Kirkwall: 4.9 km