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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Birsay Bay)

Wednesday (Wednesday 21 June 2017)
2200 2300
Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
15.1 ° 14.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 18 W 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G
Humidity Expand
87% 90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1007 1007
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 03:58 Sunset: 22:31 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thursday (Thursday 22 June 2017)
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower day
Temperature (°C) Expand
13.7 ° 13.6 ° 13.0 ° 12.6 ° 12.2 ° 11.6 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.7 ° 13.8 ° 14.1 ° 14.5 ° 14.5 ° 14.6 ° 15.6 ° 15.9 ° 15.5 ° 15.6 ° 15.6 ° 14.8 ° 13.1 ° 12.0 ° 11.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 16 W 13 W 13 W 14 W 10 W 7 W 10 W 8 WNW 9 WNW 10 W 11 W 15 W 14 W 10 W 11 W 10 WNW 11 WNW 10 WSW 6 S 9 S 11 S 11 S 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG E VG E VG E E E VG E E G
Humidity Expand
92% 94% 97% 98% 95% 94% 90% 88% 79% 72% 75% 75% 77% 71% 66% 61% 58% 62% 65% 72% 81% 87% 86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1007 1007 1007 1007 1007 1007 1007 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1007 1007 1006 1006 1005
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R F R R R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 03:59 Sunset: 22:32 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 16.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.3 hours

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Weather map

21:00, Thu

Weather observation map for Birsay Bay

Birsay Bay Light shower day 59.13 -3.317
Stromness Light shower day 58.967 -3.295
Kirkwall Light shower day 58.985 -2.961
Eday Youth Hostel Light shower day 59.182 -2.768
Papa Westray Youth Hostel Light shower day 59.346 -2.89
Foubister Light shower day 58.919 -2.837

Location details

Birsay Bay

Location: 59.13, -3.317
Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9
Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Birsay Bay: 19.2 (miles)