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

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Orkney: Loch of Hundland forecast
Tue 17 Jan 2017
2100 2200 2300
Overcast Cloudy Overcast
8.5 ° 8.7 ° 8.5 °
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S 10 SSW 16 SSW 14
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E E VG
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85% 86% 86%
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1028 1028 1028
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S S F
Wed 18 Jan 2017
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8.0 ° 8.5 ° 7.7 ° 7.8 ° 7.4 ° 7.2 ° 7.7 ° 7.3 ° 7.9 ° 8.6 ° 8.9 ° 9.3 ° 9.7 ° 10.4 ° 10.6 ° 10.0 ° 9.7 ° 9.7 ° 9.8 ° 9.2 ° 8.9 ° 8.6 °
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SSW 13 SSW 15 S 9 S 10 SSW 13 SSW 14 SSW 16 31 SW 26 38 SW 26 34 SW 24 37 SW 26 37 SSW 18 29 S 16 SSW 16 SW 18 WSW 19 33 SW 18 29 SW 16 SW 19 WSW 22 31 WSW 23 32 SW 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG E VG E E E E E E E E VG E VG E E VG E E VG VG VG
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88% 82% 87% 86% 86% 87% 84% 85% 85% 80% 79% 80% 81% 79% 77% 79% 81% 80% 80% 86% 86% 89%
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1028 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1026 1026 1026 1027 1027 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F R R R R R F F R R R R R R
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Issued at: 2100 on Wed 18 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 7.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 1.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Aboyne 13.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Langdon Bay 1.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Machrihanish 5.2 mm
Sunniest Odiham 6.6 hours

About extremes

Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest minimum temperature - (2100 on the previous day to 0900 on the date shown)

Highest rainfall -(2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Sunniest - (2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 2302 on Tue 17 Jan 2017