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Kirkwall forecast
Mon 29 Aug 2016
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14.8 ° 14.2 ° 12.9 ° 12.7 ° 13.2 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 °
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SSE 11 S 13 S 14 S 18 S 17 S 15 S 15
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VG G G G G VG M
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79% 83% 91% 94% 94% 92% 94%
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1015 1014 1014 1013 1012 1012 1012
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F F F F F F F
Tue 30 Aug 2016
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Heavy rain Drizzle Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy
13.8 ° 14.0 ° 14.2 ° 14.4 ° 14.4 ° 14.5 ° 14.7 ° 15.8 ° 16.1 ° 16.0 ° 17.5 ° 17.5 ° 19.4 ° 18.5 ° 20.2 ° 19.2 ° 19.1 ° 17.3 °
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SSW 17 SSW 15 SW 16 SW 21 31 WSW 22 34 SSW 18 29 SW 22 34 SW 19 31 SW 18 31 SW 19 29 SSW 17 SW 22 31 SW 22 30 SSE 11 S 14 S 15 S 16 S 14
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P P M G G G G VG VG VG VG E E G VG VG VG VG
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97% 97% 97% 94% 91% 86% 84% 81% 81% 82% 78% 81% 72% 78% 75% 75% 75% 81%
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1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1013 1013 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014 1015 1014 1014 1013 1013
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F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F F
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Issued at: 1700 on Tue 30 Aug 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 6.6 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 5.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 4.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hurn 25.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 5.4 mm
Sunniest St Athan 12.4 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: 0001 on Tue 30 Aug 2016

Weather map

Tue 1700

Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 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 intervals 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Light shower day 58.214 -6.325
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Sunny intervals 57.257 -5.809
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Heavy shower day 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Sunny intervals 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Charterhall Charterhall – Cloudy 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