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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Auskerry Sound)

Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist Mist
Temperature (°C)
12.0 ° 11.7 ° 11.3 ° 11.2 ° 11.2 ° 11.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 14 ESE 14 ESE 11 ESE 15 ESE 13 ESE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
98% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 994 994 994 995 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: New
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 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
Light shower night Overcast Mist Overcast Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Mist Mist
Temperature (°C)
11.8 ° 11.4 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.9 ° 12.4 ° 12.6 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 12.4 ° 12.1 ° 11.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 14 ESE 10 E 11 E 11 E 10 E 13 E 9 E 8 E 8 E 6 NE 6 ENE 9 E 9 ENE 10 ENE 10 ENE 9 E 9 E 5 E 1
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 98% 98% 99% 99% 99% 98% 98% 99% 99% 97% 95% 94% 93% 93% 96% 96% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
996 996 997 997 998 998 999 999 1000 1001 1002 1002 1003 1004 1004 1005 1005 1006 1007
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 6.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 16.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lentran 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 48.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 6.0 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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