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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Bu Sands)

Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
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 Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy rain Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
3.2 ° 3.4 ° 2.9 ° 2.6 ° 2.3 ° 1.8 ° 3.1 ° 2.2 ° 3.4 ° 1.2 ° 1.0 ° 0.8 ° 0.7 ° 1.1 ° 1.8 ° 2.0 ° 1.5 ° 2.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 11 NNW 15 NW 13 32 NW 14 NW 13 NNW 9 29 N 7 W 13 NNW 6 W 7 WSW 8 WSW 7 W 7 WSW 7 WSW 8 SW 10 SSW 10 SSW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG E E E E VG E G VG E VG E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
78% 85% 86% 86% 90% 94% 92% 88% 92% 91% 95% 92% 90% 88% 92% 93% 91% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1011 1011 1012 1013 1013 1014 1014 1014 1015 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016
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 F F
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
1.6 ° 1.7 ° 2.4 ° 3.5 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 11 S 11 S 10 S 15 S 16 S 17 S 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E VG G G
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 97% 89% 92% 99% 99%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1014 1013 1011 1010 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 4.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum -0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Altnahinch Filters 9.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 6.2 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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