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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth)

Thursday (27 April 2017)
0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Light rain Clear night
Temperature (°C) Expand
5.7 ° 6.4 ° 7.0 ° 6.5 ° 7.0 ° 7.9 ° 8.8 ° 8.1 ° 8.2 ° 7.0 ° 7.7 ° 6.8 ° 6.1 ° 6.1 ° 3.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 24 33 NNW 23 32 NNW 22 31 NNW 19 29 N 19 NNW 19 NNW 18 NNW 19 NNW 18 NW 17 NNW 11 NNW 9 NNW 10 N 9 W 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG E VG E
Humidity Expand
91% 82% 76% 76% 75% 72% 72% 75% 79% 85% 76% 83% 82% 89% 87%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1014 1014 1015 1015 1015 1016 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1018 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 05:22 Sunset: 20:53 Moon phase: New
Friday (28 April 2017)
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Clear night Cloudy Heavy shower night Light rain Light shower night Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
2.5 ° 5.0 ° 5.2 ° 5.1 ° 4.6 ° 3.2 ° 3.5 ° 4.7 ° 5.9 ° 7.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 5 NW 7 NNE 9 NW 6 N 5 E 5 ESE 5 E 2 NNW 1 ENE 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E G G G VG VG E E VG
Humidity Expand
92% 89% 95% 93% 93% 93% 92% 84% 78% 70%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F S F F F F R F F
Sunrise: 05:20 Sunset: 20:56 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 5.8 hours

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Location details

North Ronaldsay Firth

Location: 59.329, -2.388
Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9
Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from North Ronaldsay Firth: 31.6 (miles)