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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Airfield)

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North Ronaldsay Airfield forecast
Sun 04 Dec 2016
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4.3 ° 6.1 ° 6.0 ° 6.1 ° 6.2 ° 5.4 ° 6.3 ° 6.1 ° 5.8 ° 6.1 ° 6.5 ° 6.7 ° 6.4 ° 5.7 ° 5.0 ° 4.4 ° 3.5 ° 3.8 ° 3.3 ° 3.5 ° 2.9 ° 2.4 ° 2.2 °
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1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1026 1026 1026 1026 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1026
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Mon 05 Dec 2016
0000 0100
Clear night Clear night
2.0 ° 1.9 °
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S 5 SSW 3
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E E
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91% 91%
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1026 1026
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F F
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Issued at: 0100 on Mon 5 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 9.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 3.0 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 2.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 9.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aviemore 0.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -6.7 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 3.2 mm
Sunniest Filton 7.2 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 Sun 4 Dec 2016