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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness)

Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
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
Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower day Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
7.1 ° 6.7 ° 6.6 ° 6.7 ° 6.7 ° 6.7 ° 6.4 ° 6.6 ° 6.3 ° 6.2 ° 5.6 ° 5.1 ° 4.7 ° 4.6 ° 4.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 19 29 S 18 S 18 29 S 16 S 11 WSW 18 WSW 19 30 WSW 24 33 SW 22 32 SW 26 33 WSW 24 37 SSW 18 WSW 24 34 WSW 23 39 SW 17 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G M G M M VG E VG VG VG E M VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 97% 99% 99% 99% 99% 93% 89% 88% 92% 92% 94% 94% 92% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
994 993 992 991 990 990 990 989 990 989 990 990 992 991 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 16:10 Moon phase: First quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower night Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
4.0 ° 4.2 ° 3.3 ° 4.6 ° 5.3 ° 5.5 ° 4.6 ° 4.8 ° 6.5 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 11 SSW 14 SSE 11 S 14 SSE 15 SE 17 SE 25 36 ESE 23 36 S 17 31 SW 22 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G VG G M M G VG
Humidity Expand
93% 91% 94% 93% 92% 93% 95% 97% 99% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
991 991 990 988 986 983 980 975 972 971
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 16:13 Moon phase: First quarter

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 14.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 14.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 6.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 0.1 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 37.4 mm
Sunniest Morpeth 4.1 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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