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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness)

Sunday (Sunday 17 December 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
Overcast Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Drizzle Heavy rain Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
3.5 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 ° 5.2 ° 5.6 ° 6.0 ° 6.0 ° 6.4 ° 7.9 ° 7.0 ° 6.6 ° 6.4 ° 6.3 ° 5.4 ° 5.1 ° 5.4 ° 5.4 ° 5.3 ° 5.2 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 15 S 16 S 17 S 19 S 19 S 19 29 S 22 31 SSW 23 33 SW 24 33 W 16 31 WNW 17 37 WNW 21 36 WNW 19 36 WNW 19 38 WNW 17 33 W 17 40 WNW 17 29 WNW 13 W 13 WNW 11 WNW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG G G G M M M P P G G G G G G VG G G G VG
Humidity Expand
89% 92% 99% 99% 98% 99% 99% 99% 100% 100% 91% 79% 77% 77% 87% 89% 88% 81% 86% 84% 82%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1013 1011 1010 1008 1006 1005 1004 1003 1002 1003 1004 1006 1007 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 18 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
5.2 ° 4.2 ° 4.5 ° 2.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 10 W 11 W 13 W 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G
Humidity Expand
82% 87% 88% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1017 1018 1018 1019
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) -0.2 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Derrylincornahoule 12.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kinbrace 4.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Topcliffe -6.9 °C
Highest rainfall Kinlochewe 19.0 mm
Sunniest Manston 2.6 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)

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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