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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness Youth Hostel)

Saturday (Saturday 20 January 2018)
16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
-0.1 ° -0.7 ° -0.3 ° 0.6 ° 1.6 ° -1.2 ° -1.5 ° -1.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 5 W 5 W 8 WNW 10 NW 8 W 5 WSW 6 WSW 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 96% 96% 83% 91% 90% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1002 1003 1005 1005 1006 1007 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 16:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Sunday (Sunday 21 January 2018)
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
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
-1.5 ° -1.3 ° -0.7 ° -0.7 ° -1.0 ° -0.3 ° -1.3 ° -1.2 ° -0.7 ° -0.4 ° 0.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 ° 2.9 ° 3.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7 SW 3 SW 5 WSW 6 SSW 3 SW 2 S 7 SSW 5 S 6 SSE 7 SSE 13 SSE 11 SSE 16 SSE 18 SSE 21 SSE 23 31 SSE 26 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E E E E VG E E E E
Humidity Expand
90% 92% 92% 89% 83% 93% 93% 95% 97% 96% 86% 87% 84% 84% 85% 85% 82%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1008 1009 1009 1010 1010 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1009 1008 1006 1005 1004 1002 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -5.7 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 12.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kinbrace -3.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -10.4 °C
Highest rainfall Culdrose 19.2 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 6.4 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.

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