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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Wide Firth)

Sunday (Sunday 10 December 2017)
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
Heavy shower night Light rain Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower night Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
Temperature (°C)
1.8 ° 1.3 ° 1.8 ° 2.0 ° 1.3 ° 2.0 ° 2.2 ° 1.9 ° 1.8 ° 1.5 ° 1.8 ° 2.0 ° 2.8 ° 2.1 ° 3.4 ° 2.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 13 W 8 W 8 W 8 WSW 9 W 9 W 9 W 7 W 6 WSW 8 W 8 S 5 NE 2 WNW 3 NNE 10 NNW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M VG VG VG VG G VG E E VG M G E E E VG
Humidity Expand
90% 89% 90% 92% 96% 94% 96% 91% 94% 95% 95% 96% 96% 93% 89% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
983 982 981 980 979 979 978 978 978 978 978 979 979 980 980 981
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:54 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Third quarter
Monday (Monday 11 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
1.4 ° 0.3 ° 1.0 ° 2.9 ° 2.0 ° 1.9 ° 2.0 ° 3.5 ° 3.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 3 WSW 8 WSW 6 N 10 ENE 5 W 6 WNW 3 N 18 NNW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
91% 95% 97% 94% 91% 94% 97% 94% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
981 982 983 983 984 985 986 987 988
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:55 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Third quarter

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall -1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 10.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar No2 -6.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -12.4 °C
Highest rainfall Liscombe 47.2 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 5.4 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)

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