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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Kirkwall Youth Hostel)

Thursday (Thursday 23 November 2017)
22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
3.6 ° 3.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 17 30 W 17 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG
Humidity Expand
70% 73%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Friday (Friday 24 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 21:00 22:00
Heavy shower night Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower night Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower day Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Light shower night Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
3.3 ° 4.2 ° 3.2 ° 2.3 ° 3.2 ° 4.2 ° 4.1 ° 3.9 ° 4.5 ° 2.6 ° 3.1 ° 3.7 ° 4.1 ° 5.1 ° 3.9 ° 3.3 ° 3.5 ° 3.6 ° 3.4 ° 3.5 ° 3.6 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 21 39 W 23 39 WNW 23 40 WNW 22 43 W 16 43 W 21 32 W 21 37 W 24 44 W 21 34 WSW 29 40 WSW 23 43 WSW 25 41 W 21 37 SW 26 34 SW 28 39 SW 28 39 WSW 17 33 WSW 18 30 WSW 10 WNW 10 30 WNW 11 W 11 W 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M VG VG G G VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG G VG VG E E VG G VG E G
Humidity Expand
72% 69% 80% 89% 83% 62% 65% 63% 67% 84% 86% 77% 73% 80% 85% 92% 90% 89% 91% 90% 87% 86% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 994 994 995 995 996 996 996 997 997 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 999 999 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:23 Sunset: 15:33 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 5.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 13.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 1.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS -2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Spadeadam 24.8 mm
Sunniest Yeovilton 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)

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