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

Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
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
Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Mist Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
12.0 ° 12.2 ° 12.3 ° 13.1 ° 13.6 ° 14.0 ° 13.1 ° 12.8 ° 12.2 ° 11.8 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 12.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 8 WSW 5 WSW 6 WSW 5 WSW 3 SW 2 SSE 6 S 6 SE 6 SE 7 SE 6 ESE 10 SE 10 ESE 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M VG VG E VG G G M M M VG VG P
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 96% 88% 94% 96% 99% 100% 100% 100% 97% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
998 998 999 1000 1000 1000 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R F F F
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: New
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Light shower night Heavy shower day Light rain
Temperature (°C)
12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 ° 11.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 17 SE 17 ESE 15 SE 18 29 ESE 19 29 SE 22 32 SE 25 37 SE 24 37 SE 19 33 ESE 21 33 ESE 25 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G M M M M G P M
Humidity Expand
100% 99% 99% 99% 99% 97% 96% 97% 96% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
999 998 998 997 996 996 995 995 994 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:50 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 11.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Strathallan 17.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pennerley 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Castlederg 4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 23.4 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 5.3 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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