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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland)

Monday (Monday 11 December 2017)
15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
2.6 ° 3.6 ° 1.9 ° 1.1 ° 1.1 ° 1.3 ° 4.1 ° 3.4 ° 3.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 5 NNW 7 W 5 W 5 W 7 W 8 NNW 15 WNW 15 WNW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E VG E VG VG VG E VG
Humidity Expand
87% 90% 89% 93% 90% 93% 81% 87% 86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
994 994 995 996 996 997 997 997 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R F
Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Third quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 12 December 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
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
4.0 ° 4.3 ° 4.1 ° 3.6 ° 2.2 ° 1.8 ° 1.9 ° 3.2 ° 2.5 ° 2.3 ° 2.9 ° 3.3 ° 3.0 ° 4.0 ° 3.4 ° 2.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 13 N 17 NNW 14 NW 7 W 8 WNW 7 W 6 WNW 3 WSW 5 SW 5 WSW 6 WSW 5 WSW 7 SSW 7 SW 10 S 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E E E VG VG E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 83% 86% 86% 89% 91% 92% 89% 92% 91% 92% 90% 84% 81% 84% 87%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
997 997 998 998 998 998 998 999 999 998 999 998 998 997 996 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F R R R R R R R R R R F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Third quarter

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 7.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Bingley SAMOS -0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Chillingham Barns -12.8 °C
Highest rainfall Writtle 18.8 mm
Sunniest Morecambe No2 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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