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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Hoy Youth Hostel)

Thursday (Thursday 23 November 2017)
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 22:00 23:00
Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
3.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.6 ° 4.0 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 3.7 ° 4.1 ° 3.1 ° 3.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 3.2 ° 3.0 ° 2.7 ° 3.6 ° 3.7 ° 3.6 ° 3.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 22 30 NNE 23 31 NNE 22 31 NNE 19 32 NNE 13 29 NNE 14 N 16 WNW 9 NW 9 WNW 11 29 NW 16 29 WSW 7 29 WNW 7 WSW 13 W 11 W 13 W 11 W 15 W 17 W 17 30 W 17 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M VG VG E VG VG VG VG E E E E E VG VG E E VG E VG
Humidity Expand
89% 87% 78% 69% 69% 78% 74% 70% 78% 85% 88% 96% 88% 94% 79% 77% 77% 68% 72% 70% 73%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
978 978 978 978 979 979 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:22 Sunset: 15:36 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Friday (Friday 24 November 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00
Heavy shower night Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower night
Temperature (°C)
3.3 ° 4.2 ° 3.2 ° 2.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 21 39 W 23 39 WNW 23 40 WNW 22 43
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M VG VG G
Humidity Expand
72% 69% 80% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 994 994 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R
Sunrise: 08:25 Sunset: 15:35 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 5.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 13.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 1.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS -2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Spadeadam 24.8 mm
Sunniest Yeovilton 6.6 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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