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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Foubister)

Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 2018)
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 23:00
Cloudy Light shower night Heavy snow shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Overcast Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Clear night Clear night Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
1.9 ° 1.1 ° 0.6 ° 1.3 ° 2.2 ° 2.6 ° 2.8 ° 1.8 ° 1.5 ° 1.9 ° 1.8 ° 1.6 ° 1.5 ° 2.2 ° 0.8 ° 0.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.2 ° 1.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 19 W 19 29 W 11 W 9 W 16 30 W 14 31 W 14 29 WNW 18 36 W 16 30 W 10 29 W 11 W 10 W 11 WSW 15 NW 2 WSW 8 WNW 6 WSW 15 WSW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E G M VG VG VG M E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 96% 98% 81% 82% 81% 85% 92% 91% 86% 87% 87% 92% 90% 86% 92% 93% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
979 981 982 983 983 984 985 985 986 987 987 988 988 988 989 988 988 988 987
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F F F
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: New
Thursday (Thursday 18 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
0.9 ° 0.9 ° 0.5 ° 0.5 ° 0.7 ° -0.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 9 WSW 6 WSW 11 WSW 8 W 6 WSW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E E E E
Humidity Expand
95% 97% 97% 96% 97% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
987 987 987 987 987 987
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F R
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 4.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 10.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 0.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -5.0 °C
Highest rainfall Glenanne 20.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 6.5 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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