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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Shapinsay Sound)

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Thursday (23 March 2017)
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Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
6.6 ° 6.9 ° 6.8 ° 7.4 ° 7.3 ° 6.7 ° 6.1 ° 5.2 ° 3.6 ° 3.8 ° 4.2 ° 4.9 ° 4.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 10 SSW 11 SSW 11 WSW 10 WSW 8 S 9 S 11 S 11 S 11 S 10 S 13 SSW 13 SW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E VG E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
58% 56% 57% 52% 46% 59% 63% 65% 75% 79% 81% 79% 84%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1029 1029 1029 1029 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1029 1028 1028 1028
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R F F F F F R R F F
Sunrise: 06:06 Sunset: 18:32 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Friday (24 March 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower day Overcast Light shower day Light rain
Temperature (°C) Expand
3.6 ° 4.7 ° 5.0 ° 4.9 ° 5.0 ° 5.7 ° 6.0 ° 6.3 ° 5.6 ° 6.6 ° 7.1 ° 7.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 13 SW 15 SW 14 SSW 15 SW 14 SW 16 WSW 18 WSW 19 SSW 15 SSW 14 SW 17 WSW 19 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG E E E VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
87% 84% 80% 80% 84% 82% 83% 83% 88% 84% 86% 86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1029 1029 1029
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:03 Sunset: 18:34 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 6.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) -1.2 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound -1.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 11.2 hours

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Location details

Shapinsay Sound

Location: 59.004, -2.831
Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9
Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Shapinsay Sound: 4.3 (miles)