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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Wide Firth)

Tuesday (Tuesday 21 November 2017)
20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.6 ° 6.3 ° 6.3 ° 6.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 29 40 ENE 26 41 ENE 24 43 ENE 25 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M G
Humidity Expand
96% 97% 98% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
990 988 987 986
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 November 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 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00
Overcast Mist Overcast Overcast Cloudy Mist Drizzle Drizzle Overcast Drizzle Cloudy Drizzle Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Light rain
Temperature (°C)
6.3 ° 5.8 ° 5.8 ° 6.3 ° 6.1 ° 6.1 ° 5.7 ° 5.5 ° 5.5 ° 5.5 ° 5.6 ° 5.6 ° 5.6 ° 5.3 ° 5.1 ° 5.0 ° 5.3 ° 5.1 ° 5.4 ° 5.3 ° 5.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 21 34 ENE 19 31 ENE 16 29 ENE 11 ENE 11 ENE 13 ENE 17 ENE 16 ENE 16 ENE 15 ENE 16 ENE 15 NE 13 ENE 11 ENE 13 NE 14 NE 19 NE 22 29 NE 22 30 NE 19 30 NE 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G M M G G G G G G M M VG G G G VG VG
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 95% 95% 97% 97% 98% 98% 96% 96% 95% 95% 96% 97% 97% 93% 95% 94% 88% 85% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
986 986 985 985 985 985 984 984 984 984 985 984 984 984 983 983 982 982 981 981 981
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F R R F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:20 Sunset: 15:36 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 6.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 5.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 20.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bude 15.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 3.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 32.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 1.0 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)

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