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Kirkwall

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 2018)
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 23:00
Heavy shower night Light snow shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Light snow Heavy snow shower day Heavy snow Cloudy Heavy snow shower night Heavy shower night Light rain Cloudy Overcast Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
1.0 ° 0.7 ° 0.3 ° 1.8 ° 1.8 ° 2.4 ° 1.3 ° 0.6 ° 1.3 ° 0.1 ° 1.4 ° 1.5 ° 0.5 ° 0.6 ° 0.0 ° 0.7 ° 0.5 ° 0.3 ° 0.1 ° 0.6 ° 0.3 ° 0.3 ° 0.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 31 44 W 14 37 WSW 9 29 SW 18 WSW 18 48 WSW 23 36 SW 24 37 SW 11 33 SW 24 36 W 14 36 WSW 10 24 WSW 30 41 WSW 22 38 SSW 13 29 W 26 39 SW 21 29 WSW 25 38 SW 28 36 SW 13 33 SW 21 SW 22 29 SW 19 32 SW 25 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M P E VG E VG E VG VG M VG VG M P P E M M VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
97% 94% 99% 91% 89% 81% 93% 97% 95% 97% 98% 87% 96% 99% 99% 93% 97% 97% 96% 93% 90% 90% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
974 974 974 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 972 973 973 973 973 974 974 974 975 975
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F R R R F F F F R F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 2018)
00:00 01:00
Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
0.6 ° 1.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 24 37 SW 22 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E
Humidity Expand
90% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
977 977
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Sheffield Cdl 17.0 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 6.4 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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