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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth)

Wednesday (24 May 2017)
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
14.2 ° 13.2 ° 12.9 ° 13.1 ° 13.6 ° 12.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 9 SE 7 S 7 SW 9 WSW 13 W 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
88% 88% 91% 93% 92% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1021 1021 1021 1022 1021 1022
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F R R R R
Sunrise: 04:19 Sunset: 21:55 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thursday (25 May 2017)
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Overcast Mist Mist Fog Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day
Temperature (°C) Expand
12.3 ° 12.0 ° 11.5 ° 11.1 ° 10.9 ° 11.0 ° 11.3 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 13.4 ° 13.9 ° 14.9 ° 16.4 ° 15.9 ° 16.0 ° 16.8 ° 17.3 ° 16.3 ° 15.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 21 W 18 W 19 W 19 W 17 29 W 9 WNW 3 ESE 2 WSW 7 W 13 W 15 W 14 W 8 W 9 S 9 S 7 S 7 SE 10 SE 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M P VP P G G VG VG E VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 97% 93% 87% 79% 76% 75% 81% 79% 79% 80% 79%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1022 1022 1022
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F F F R R R R R F S R F F F F
Sunrise: 04:17 Sunset: 21:57 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 15.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 11.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 8.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.3 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)