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Kirkwall forecast
Sat 13 Feb 2016
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Sun 14 Feb 2016
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NE 15 29 NE 11 NE 10 ENE 7 34 NE 11 N 7 NNE 10 NNE 9 N 16 NE 15 29 NNE 21 31 NNE 25 34 N 22 34 NNE 29 36 N 25 34
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Issued at: 1400 on Sun 14 Feb 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick -0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 2.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 6.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral -0.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -6.3 °C
Highest rainfall Chillingham Barns 19.0 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 8.4 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: 2303 on Sat 13 Feb 2016

Weather map

Sun 1400

Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny day 58.985 -2.9607
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Sunny intervals 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Sunny day 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny intervals 58.214 -6.325
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Cloudy 57.257 -5.809
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny intervals 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Sunny intervals 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Charterhall Charterhall – Heavy snow shower day 55.709 -2.383

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.985, -2.9607

Altitude: 1.0m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Kirkwall: 4.9 km