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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth)

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North Ronaldsay Firth forecast
Sun 22 Jan 2017
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Mon 23 Jan 2017
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Issued at: 0000 on Mon 23 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 5.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.4 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 0.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 0.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Farnborough -8.0 °C
Highest rainfall Culdrose 4.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 7.5 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 22 Jan 2017

Weather map

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Weather observation map for North Ronaldsay Firth

North Ronaldsay Firth North Ronaldsay Firth – Cloudy 59.3286 -2.3882
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Light shower night 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Stornoway Stornoway – Light rain 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Cloudy 57.257 -5.809
Leuchars Leuchars – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Mist 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

North Ronaldsay Firth

Location: 59.3286, -2.3882

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: 50.9 km