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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Kirkwall Airport)

Saturday (Saturday 20 January 2018)
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 23:00
Clear night Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light rain Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Light rain Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
0.8 ° 0.7 ° -0.8 ° 0.3 ° 0.8 ° -1.0 ° 0.0 ° -0.9 ° -0.6 ° -1.1 ° -1.6 ° -0.2 ° 1.1 ° 1.6 ° 0.4 ° 1.6 ° -0.1 ° -0.7 ° -0.3 ° 0.6 ° 1.6 ° -1.2 ° -1.5 ° -1.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 8 WSW 11 WSW 6 SW 10 WNW 8 WSW 5 SSW 9 SW 11 W 10 W 7 WSW 7 W 7 W 7 WNW 6 W 5 NNE 11 W 5 W 5 W 8 WNW 10 NW 8 W 5 WSW 6 WSW 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E VG E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
98% 96% 92% 96% 92% 90% 96% 96% 96% 96% 95% 92% 90% 86% 92% 93% 91% 91% 96% 96% 83% 91% 90% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
994 994 995 995 995 994 995 995 996 996 997 998 998 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1005 1005 1006 1007 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R S R R R F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Sunday (Sunday 21 January 2018)
00:00
Clear night
Temperature (°C)
-1.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E
Humidity Expand
90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -5.7 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 12.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kinbrace -3.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -10.4 °C
Highest rainfall Culdrose 19.2 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 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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