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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth)

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North Ronaldsay Firth forecast
Sun 26 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
7.7 ° 7.2 ° 6.6 ° 6.2 ° 6.1 ° 6.4 ° 5.7 ° 4.9 ° 4.5 ° 5.1 ° 5.1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 15 S 9 S 14 SE 9 SE 9 SSE 10 ESE 6 SSW 3 W 18 WSW 25 34 WSW 28 44
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E E VG VG VG M M G E VG VG
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84% 85% 90% 93% 93% 97% 97% 96% 95% 92% 86%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
986 985 984 982 981 979 977 976 977 978 978
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F R R
Mon 27 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
4.1 ° 4.0 ° 2.8 ° 2.7 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 1.9 ° 1.9 ° 1.8 ° 2.7 ° 3.8 ° 4.3 ° 5.2 ° 5.3 °
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WSW 26 47 SW 28 38 WSW 24 44 SW 26 43 SSW 21 32 SSW 22 31 SW 24 32 SW 21 29 SW 19 30 SW 16 SW 18 SSW 15 SSW 15 SSW 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E E VG
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85% 85% 91% 88% 87% 86% 80% 85% 84% 82% 78% 78% 73% 66%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
979 980 980 981 981 981 981 981 982 982 982 982 982 982
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R F R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1300 on Mon 27 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 6.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 8.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 14.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 5.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 33.8 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 2.8 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 26 Feb 2017