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Kirkwall forecast
Fri 22 Jul 2016
2100 2200 2300
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
14.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.6 °
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S 5 S 9 S 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E VG E
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87% 94% 94%
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1018 1018 1019
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R R R
Sat 23 Jul 2016
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Mist
12.7 ° 12.9 ° 12.5 ° 12.6 ° 12.3 ° 12.4 ° 12.6 ° 13.0 ° 13.4 ° 13.9 ° 14.5 ° 16.0 ° 15.1 ° 16.6 ° 15.9 ° 15.2 ° 16.3 ° 14.7 ° 14.5 ° 13.9 ° 13.9 ° 13.4 °
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S 9 SSW 6 SSW 9 SSW 8 S 3 S 6 S 7 S 6 S 7 SE 9 SE 8 SE 9 SE 8 ESE 9 ESE 13 ESE 13 SE 9 ESE 13 SE 9 SE 9 SSE 8 SE 9
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VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E VG E E VG E VG E E E VG M M P
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93% 91% 94% 92% 94% 94% 92% 92% 87% 83% 80% 73% 78% 85% 82% 86% 83% 87% 90% 96% 96% 97%
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1019 1019 1019 1019 1018 1018 1018 1018 1019 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R F F F F S R R S F S F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 2100 on Sat 23 Jul 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 15.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 8.1 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 0.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 8.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cavendish 26.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 15.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 8.1 °C
Highest rainfall West Freugh 28.2 mm
Sunniest Hurn 12.2 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: 0002 on Sat 23 Jul 2016

Weather map

Sat 2100

Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Mist 58.985 -2.9607
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Heavy rain 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny intervals 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Overcast 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 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