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Kirkwall forecast
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Mon 22 Dec 2014
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Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower night
5.7 5.0 5.8 6.2 5.1 4.5 5.4 4.5 6.4 5.9 5.8 5.6 4.7 4.4 4.7 4.0 4.6 4.5 5.3 3.9
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83% 89% 82% 76% 83% 82% 86% 88% 81% 83% 73% 74% 81% 85% 84% 88% 86% 90% 85% 86%
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Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: New
Tue 23 Dec 2014
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Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
4.8 5.2 5.1 5.5 4.7
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W 16 51 WSW 22 32 W 23 45 W 23 51 W 24 38
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Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: New
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Issued at: 0400 on Tue 23 Dec 2014

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 3.2 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 8.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Nantwich 14.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 5.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Auchincruive 43.8 mm
Sunniest Morpeth Cockle Park 2.4 hours

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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: 2303 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Lerwick Lerwick – Light snow shower night 60.1536 -1.1435
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Ullapool Ullapool – Heavy rain 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Partly cloudy night 57.1498 -2.0927
Craig Craig – No data 57.4889 -5.2754
Stornoway Stornoway – Partly cloudy night 58.2111 -6.3842
Pitlochry Pitlochry – No data 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Overcast 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – No data 56.8199 -5.104
Dundee Dundee – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Strathyre Strathyre – No data 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Clear night 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Heavy rain 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Heavy rain 55.8643 -4.2505
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Light shower night 55.7702 -2.0038
Biggar 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