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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Papa Westray Youth Hostel)

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Papa Westray Youth Hostel forecast
Thu 19 Jan 2017
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9.5 ° 9.4 ° 9.3 ° 9.1 ° 9.2 ° 9.1 ° 9.0 ° 9.0 ° 8.8 ° 8.5 ° 8.8 °
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SW 13 WSW 16 WSW 22 29 WSW 19 WSW 17 WSW 22 29 WSW 19 31 WSW 21 29 SW 18 SW 15 WSW 18
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84% 84% 87% 87% 84% 85% 82% 82% 87% 87% 86%
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1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1032 1032 1032 1032 1032
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Fri 20 Jan 2017
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8.5 ° 8.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.1 ° 7.8 ° 7.7 ° 7.6 ° 7.6 ° 7.5 ° 7.2 ° 7.4 ° 7.9 ° 8.7 °
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SW 17 WSW 21 WSW 17 WSW 22 29 SW 14 SW 13 SW 13 SW 13 SSW 11 SSW 9 SW 11 SW 10 W 6 SW 8
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VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG
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89% 87% 86% 85% 88% 88% 89% 88% 86% 88% 88% 87% 83% 79%
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1032 1032 1032 1031 1032 1032 1032 1032 1032 1033 1033 1033 1033 1032
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R F F F R R R R R R R R R F
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Issued at: 1300 on Fri 20 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 1.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kinbrace 11.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 4.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Farnborough -6.2 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 2.6 mm
Sunniest Camborne 8.3 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 Thu 19 Jan 2017