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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Westray Airfield)

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Westray Airfield forecast
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Sat 01 Oct 2016
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6.0 ° 5.7 ° 6.3 ° 6.4 ° 6.8 ° 6.1 ° 6.4 ° 5.3 ° 7.0 ° 9.5 °
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Issued at: 0900 on Sat 1 Oct 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 11.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 5.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 5.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 19.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 10.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne 0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Glasgow 19.0 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 8.8 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: 0002 on Sat 1 Oct 2016

Weather map

Sat 0900

Weather observation map for Westray Airfield

Westray Airfield Westray Airfield – Sunny intervals 59.3506 -2.9475
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Sunny day 58.454 -3.089
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Fog 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Fog 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Sunny day 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny intervals 57.712 -3.322
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny day 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Heavy shower day 57.206 -2.202
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny day 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Fog 55.928 -3.343
Tiree Tiree – Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Fog 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Westray Airfield

Location: 59.3506, -2.9475

Altitude: 3.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Westray Airfield: 44.2 km