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    Extremes

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    Orkney & Shetland extremes

    Parameter Location Value
    Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 16.2 °C
    Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 14.2 °C
    Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 7.6 °C
    Highest rainfall Fair Isle 0.2 mm
    Sunniest Lerwick 2.0 hours

    UK extremes

    Parameter Location Value
    Highest maximum temperature Writtle 29.9 °C
    Lowest maximum temperature Craibstone 13.5 °C
    Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 5.5 °C
    Highest rainfall High Mowthorpe 29.8 mm
    Sunniest Manston 12.0 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: 0002 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

    Location Details

    Kirkwall

    Location: 58.985, -2.9607

    Altitude: 1.0 m above mean sea level