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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Shapinsay Sound)

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Shapinsay Sound forecast
Fri 24 Feb 2017
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Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower night Light rain Sleet Heavy rain Light rain
4.9 ° 5.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.0 ° 4.3 ° 4.4 ° 3.0 ° 2.4 ° 2.9 ° 4.3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
S 9 S 10 S 10 S 15 S 18 SSE 19 29 SSE 21 29 SSE 28 34 SSE 29 39 SSE 26 40 S 28 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E E E E E E VG M P M M
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65% 67% 71% 72% 70% 82% 87% 92% 96% 98% 97%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1011 1010 1009 1009 1008 1006 1005 1004 1002 1000 998
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R F F F F F F F F F F
Sat 25 Feb 2017
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals
4.8 ° 5.7 ° 6.2 ° 6.6 ° 6.7 ° 6.7 ° 7.4 ° 7.4 ° 8.2 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.7 ° 8.7 ° 8.8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
S 28 43 S 25 39 S 25 37 S 23 37 S 24 36 S 29 41 S 26 36 S 26 38 S 24 36 S 22 32 SSW 21 30 W 16 30 W 23 37 W 24 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG VG VG VG G G G G VG M G G G
Humidity arrow down
95% 90% 88% 89% 88% 91% 88% 90% 90% 89% 94% 95% 86% 75%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
996 995 993 992 990 988 987 986 986 985 986 988 989 990
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F R R R
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Issued at: 1300 on Sat 25 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 4.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 5.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 2.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra -5.7 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 13.2 mm
Sunniest St Athan 8.2 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: 2302 on Fri 24 Feb 2017