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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Kirkwall Youth Hostel)

Monday (Monday 18 September 2017)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light shower day Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
11.3 ° 10.9 ° 10.5 ° 10.0 ° 9.9 ° 9.5 ° 9.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 8 WNW 6 WNW 6 W 6 W 5 NW 7 W 2
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E E VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
85% 87% 90% 92% 93% 95% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F R R R F
Sunrise: 06:47 Sunset: 19:24 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 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 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C)
9.6 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 ° 9.6 ° 8.6 ° 8.1 ° 8.8 ° 8.7 ° 9.8 ° 11.3 ° 12.5 ° 13.8 ° 13.7 ° 13.2 ° 13.9 ° 14.1 ° 15.3 ° 14.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 6 W 2 WSW 3 WSW 5 WSW 5 WSW 7 WSW 6 W 6 W 6 W 5 WNW 8 WNW 9 NW 9 WNW 9 WNW 9 W 9 W 6 W 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E E VG VG VG VG E VG VG E VG E E E E E
Humidity Expand
95% 97% 97% 95% 95% 96% 97% 97% 97% 93% 82% 72% 73% 76% 74% 69% 66% 62%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1018 1018 1019 1018 1018 1018 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F S F F F F F R S F F F R F F F
Sunrise: 06:49 Sunset: 19:21 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 7.5 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 5.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Wiggonholt 18.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 10.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Castlederg 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Writtle 17.6 mm
Sunniest Thomastown 9.4 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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