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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Airfield)

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North Ronaldsay Airfield forecast
Mon 23 Jan 2017
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Drizzle Overcast Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
5.6 ° 5.7 ° 5.9 ° 5.5 ° 5.1 ° 5.0 ° 4.7 ° 5.5 ° 5.8 ° 5.6 ° 6.0 ° 6.0 ° 6.3 ° 6.9 ° 4.4 ° 3.6 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 3.8 ° 3.2 ° 3.3 ° 3.8 °
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SW 13 SW 13 SW 13 W 10 WSW 9 SW 8 SW 9 SW 11 SSW 6 SSW 10 SSW 9 S 8 S 8 SSW 10 S 9 S 10 S 15 SSW 14 S 10 S 11 S 11 S 10
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G G G VG E VG G M G G G G G VG E VG E VG VG VG G G
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93% 95% 96% 94% 97% 97% 99% 99% 99% 97% 95% 95% 91% 85% 85% 86% 84% 84% 86% 90% 93% 93%
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1022 1022 1021 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1021 1021 1020 1020 1020 1019 1019 1018 1018 1017 1017 1016
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R F F F R R R R R R F F F F F F F F F F F F
Tue 24 Jan 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
4.3 ° 4.7 ° 4.6 °
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S 11 S 14 S 13
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VG VG VG
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92% 91% 90%
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1015 1014 1014
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F F F
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Issued at: 0200 on Tue 24 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Herstmonceux 0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Bude 7.9 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 Mon 23 Jan 2017