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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Foubister)

Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Overcast Light shower day Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy shower night
Temperature (°C)
10.8 ° 11.1 ° 11.4 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 12.1 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.9 ° 12.2 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 22 30 SE 19 30 SE 19 31 SE 18 29 SE 19 29 SE 22 32 SE 21 36 SE 21 32 SE 19 30 SE 21 32 SE 16 SE 15 SE 11 SE 15 SSE 13 SSE 11 SE 14 SE 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G G G G P P P P P M G G G G M
Humidity Expand
89% 94% 94% 92% 92% 98% 97% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 97% 97% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1006 1005 1005 1005 1005 1004 1004 1004 1003 1002 1002 1002 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 17:55 Moon phase: New
Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00
Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
11.9 ° 11.9 ° 11.9 ° 12.2 ° 12.4 ° 12.6 ° 12.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 11 ESE 10 E 9 E 11 ESE 14 SE 11 SSE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M P M P P
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
999 998 997 996 995 994 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 19.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy SAWS 11.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore 4.4 °C
Highest rainfall Killowen 31.6 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 1.2 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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