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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland)

Tuesday (23 May 2017)
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
11.9 ° 11.2 ° 10.9 ° 10.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 15 W 11 W 11 W 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG
Humidity Expand
81% 86% 89% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1016 1017 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R
Sunrise: 04:26 Sunset: 21:55 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Wednesday (24 May 2017)
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Mist Light rain Cloudy Mist Overcast Cloudy Mist Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
10.5 ° 10.0 ° 9.9 ° 9.9 ° 9.9 ° 10.2 ° 10.9 ° 11.0 ° 11.3 ° 11.5 ° 12.0 ° 12.1 ° 12.4 ° 13.8 ° 13.9 ° 14.1 ° 13.6 ° 14.8 ° 14.2 ° 13.2 ° 12.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 10 WSW 5 SW 6 S 8 SSW 9 SW 14 WSW 15 W 17 W 18 W 18 30 W 18 29 W 19 W 21 W 16 W 13 WSW 11 SW 11 SW 14 SSW 9 SE 7 S 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G P M M P P P P G M G VG VG G VG VG VG G VG
Humidity Expand
93% 97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 97% 98% 87% 90% 90% 92% 88% 88% 88% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1019 1019 1020 1020 1021 1021 1021 1021 1021 1021 1021 1021 1021 1021
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F R
Sunrise: 04:24 Sunset: 21:57 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 11.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 8.8 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 13.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 9.9 hours

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Location details

Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Location: 59.113, -3.228
Altitude: 28.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9
Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Orkney: Loch of Hundland: 16.0 (miles)