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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to St Catherine's Bay)

Wednesday (26 April 2017)
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Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Overcast Light shower night Overcast Light shower night
Temperature (°C) Expand
3.7 ° 3.1 ° 4.5 ° 4.4 ° 5.8 ° 6.4 ° 6.1 ° 7.8 ° 7.9 ° 8.0 ° 7.8 ° 6.8 ° 6.5 ° 6.5 ° 7.4 ° 7.2 ° 7.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 14 NW 8 NNW 9 NW 11 WNW 8 WNW 11 WNW 13 WNW 14 W 15 W 17 W 17 W 16 W 14 W 16 WNW 17 WNW 17 WNW 17 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E M E E G VG E E E G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
76% 87% 77% 82% 78% 64% 70% 59% 69% 66% 71% 86% 90% 95% 94% 93% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1019 1019 1018 1018 1017 1017 1016 1016 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
S R R R F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:27 Sunset: 20:51 Moon phase: New
Thursday (27 April 2017)
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Light shower night Overcast Overcast Light shower night Overcast Overcast Light shower day
Temperature (°C) Expand
7.0 ° 7.3 ° 7.4 ° 7.5 ° 7.5 ° 7.7 ° 7.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 17 29 WNW 16 29 WNW 16 WNW 17 WNW 18 31 WNW 18 30 NW 18 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M G G G G M
Humidity Expand
95% 94% 90% 89% 90% 90% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1014 1014 1014 1013 1013 1012 1012
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:24 Sunset: 20:53 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.9 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 4.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.5 hours

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Location details

St Catherine's Bay

Location: 59.12, -2.633
Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9
Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from St Catherine's Bay: 14.9 (miles)