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

Saturday (22 April 2017)
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Overcast Overcast Light shower day Overcast Heavy shower day Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
5.6 ° 6.6 ° 5.7 ° 7.4 ° 6.0 ° 6.6 ° 6.5 ° 6.8 ° 6.4 ° 6.1 ° 5.7 ° 5.1 ° 3.7 ° 3.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 15 NW 15 NW 15 NW 17 WNW 15 W 14 31 NNW 16 NW 17 NNW 16 NW 14 NW 13 NW 8 W 6 WSW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG VG E E E VG E E E E
Humidity Expand
54% 64% 64% 56% 72% 79% 69% 54% 64% 55% 58% 64% 75% 78%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:40 Sunset: 20:44 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Sunday (23 April 2017)
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light rain Heavy rain Light rain
Temperature (°C) Expand
3.8 ° 3.9 ° 3.7 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 3.6 ° 4.5 ° 5.1 ° 5.7 ° 5.9 ° 6.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 8 WSW 9 WSW 6 SW 10 SW 8 WSW 5 WSW 8 WNW 11 W 9 W 11 W 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E VG VG G G M M
Humidity Expand
86% 88% 93% 91% 94% 94% 96% 92% 92% 89% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:46 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 7.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.3 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)