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

Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
12.8 ° 13.5 ° 12.9 ° 13.1 ° 13.1 ° 12.4 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 12.1 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 14 SSE 18 S 19 SSE 17 SSE 16 SSE 17 SSE 17 SSE 15 SSE 18 SSE 17 SSE 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
83% 80% 85% 88% 88% 89% 95% 95% 93% 93% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R S R R F F F R F F R
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 19:13 Moon phase: New
Saturday (Saturday 23 September 2017)
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
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C)
11.5 ° 11.9 ° 11.5 ° 11.6 ° 12.0 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 12.1 ° 12.9 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 ° 14.8 ° 14.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 17 S 15 SSE 14 SSE 14 SSE 14 SSE 15 SSE 17 SSE 16 SSE 15 SSE 19 29 SSE 21 31 SSE 22 30 SSE 22 36 SE 24 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G G G G G G G G G VG G
Humidity Expand
91% 93% 95% 96% 96% 98% 98% 98% 97% 96% 93% 92% 86% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1014 1014 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R F F F F F F R R R R S S
Sunrise: 06:58 Sunset: 19:10 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend-Broadness 19.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 10.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra SAWS -1.2 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 20.0 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 11.4 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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