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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to St. Margaret's Hope)

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 2018)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Heavy snow shower night Heavy shower night Light rain Cloudy Overcast Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
0.5 ° 0.3 ° 0.1 ° 0.6 ° 0.3 ° 0.3 ° 0.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 25 38 SW 28 36 SW 13 33 SW 21 SW 22 29 SW 19 32 SW 25 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 96% 93% 90% 90% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
973 973 974 974 974 975 975
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 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 17:00
Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Heavy snow shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Overcast Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
0.6 ° 1.0 ° 0.9 ° 1.0 ° 1.5 ° 1.9 ° 1.1 ° 0.6 ° 1.3 ° 2.2 ° 2.6 ° 2.8 ° 1.8 ° 1.5 ° 1.9 ° 1.8 ° 1.6 ° 1.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 24 37 SW 22 32 WSW 25 33 WSW 19 37 SW 21 30 WSW 19 W 19 29 W 11 W 9 W 16 30 W 14 31 W 14 29 WNW 18 36 W 16 30 W 10 29 W 11 W 10 W 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E VG E M E G M VG VG VG M E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 91% 90% 95% 97% 92% 92% 96% 98% 81% 82% 81% 85% 92% 91% 86% 87% 87%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
977 977 977 978 979 979 981 982 983 983 984 985 985 986 987 987 988 988
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Sheffield Cdl 17.0 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 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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