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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Hoy Youth Hostel)

Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 2017)
22:00 23:00
Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
2.6 ° 2.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 14 WSW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG
Humidity Expand
88% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
975 975
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00
Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower night Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower night
Temperature (°C)
2.4 ° 1.6 ° 1.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.7 ° 2.8 ° 2.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.2 ° 3.9 ° 4.6 ° 3.2 ° 3.8 ° 3.4 ° 3.1 ° 2.4 ° 1.3 ° 1.7 ° 4.0 ° 3.4 ° 3.7 ° 4.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 17 SW 11 W 5 WNW 11 W 14 WSW 15 WSW 11 SW 16 WSW 6 29 SW 18 SW 16 SSW 16 30 SW 18 31 SSW 18 29 S 11 30 ESE 6 E 7 ENE 8 NE 9 NE 7 NNW 5 N 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M E E M VG M E VG VG G G P VG G VG VG E E VG E E M
Humidity Expand
91% 95% 92% 91% 93% 93% 91% 93% 92% 93% 93% 97% 96% 95% 96% 97% 97% 96% 98% 89% 95% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
976 976 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 976 976 976 978 979 981 982 984 985 986 988
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 7.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 34.6 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 2.2 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)

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