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

Friday (Friday 15 December 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
Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light rain Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
3.7 ° 4.4 ° 4.5 ° 4.5 ° 4.4 ° 2.6 ° 2.3 ° 2.3 ° 2.9 ° 2.0 ° 2.7 ° 2.2 ° 1.7 ° 1.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 15 31 N 17 NNW 16 29 NNW 21 31 NNW 15 N 15 34 NNW 23 32 NW 10 30 NW 15 NNW 16 32 NNW 17 NNW 22 29 NW 18 WNW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG E G VG VG E E M P VG
Humidity Expand
87% 88% 81% 75% 77% 88% 91% 92% 87% 94% 83% 88% 92% 92%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1003 1004 1004 1005 1005 1006 1007 1007 1007 1008 1008 1009 1009 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
2.0 ° 1.7 ° 2.4 ° 2.1 ° 1.5 ° 3.0 ° 3.2 ° 3.4 ° 2.9 ° 2.6 ° 2.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 13 WNW 8 NW 10 NNW 11 30 W 10 NW 14 WNW 11 NNW 15 NW 13 32 NW 14 NW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M E E E E E E VG E E E
Humidity Expand
91% 92% 89% 92% 88% 79% 78% 85% 86% 86% 90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1010 1010 1010 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011 1012 1013 1013
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waning crescent

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.8 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 2.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 1.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fyvie Castle -5.8 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 17.6 mm
Sunniest Exeter Airport 2 6.6 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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