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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Birsay Bay)

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Saturday (25 March 2017)
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Temperature (°C) Expand
7.4 ° 7.1 ° 6.8 ° 6.7 ° 5.7 ° 7.3 ° 8.4 ° 9.7 ° 10.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.9 ° 12.1 ° 12.2 ° 11.5 ° 11.0 ° 10.7 ° 9.4 ° 8.3 ° 8.2 ° 8.0 ° 8.0 ° 7.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 17 SW 16 SW 14 SSW 15 SW 18 SW 19 WSW 18 W 24 33 WSW 22 31 WSW 19 33 W 24 33 W 23 31 W 28 38 W 23 33 W 22 31 W 21 29 W 16 W 17 W 19 30 WSW 14 W 19 W 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
78% 75% 79% 74% 77% 66% 63% 66% 71% 69% 68% 67% 67% 61% 67% 72% 78% 84% 88% 90% 92% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
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Sunrise: 06:02 Sunset: 18:39 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Sunday (26 March 2017)
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Cloudy Clear night
Temperature (°C) Expand
7.2 ° 6.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 13 SW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G
Humidity Expand
94% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1029 1029
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F R
Sunrise: 05:59 Sunset: 18:41 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 8.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 9.7 hours

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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)