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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness Youth Hostel)

Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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 shower day Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light shower day Overcast Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower night Overcast Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
10.7 ° 10.0 ° 10.1 ° 10.7 ° 11.2 ° 11.6 ° 11.5 ° 11.7 ° 11.7 ° 10.1 ° 10.3 ° 9.4 ° 9.7 ° 9.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 24 34 SSE 25 34 S 24 33 S 24 32 S 22 33 S 23 32 S 15 30 S 16 S 17 SW 23 33 SSW 11 SW 13 SW 13 SW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G P M M G G M G G M VG G G G
Humidity Expand
92% 94% 99% 98% 95% 96% 97% 97% 97% 93% 95% 96% 95% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1007 1006 1006 1006 1006 1005 1006 1005 1004 1005 1005 1005 1005 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 17:46 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
8.8 ° 9.0 ° 9.9 ° 9.0 ° 9.0 ° 9.8 ° 10.3 ° 10.4 ° 10.0 ° 10.2 ° 10.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 11 SSW 13 SSW 8 S 11 SSW 10 S 11 S 13 S 16 S 18 29 S 15 S 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G M G G M G
Humidity Expand
91% 93% 90% 92% 92% 93% 94% 92% 97% 94% 92%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1006 1006 1006 1006 1005 1005 1004 1003 1003 1003 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 17:43 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 20.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 19.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Balmoral 1.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 20.2 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 4.6 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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