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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Fisk Helliar)

Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
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
Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy rain Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
1.8 ° 3.1 ° 2.2 ° 3.4 ° 1.2 ° 1.0 ° 0.8 ° 0.7 ° 1.1 ° 1.8 ° 2.0 ° 1.5 ° 2.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 9 29 N 7 W 13 NNW 6 W 7 WSW 8 WSW 7 W 7 WSW 7 WSW 8 SW 10 SSW 10 SSW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG E G VG E VG E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
94% 92% 88% 92% 91% 95% 92% 90% 88% 92% 93% 91% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1014 1014 1014 1015 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R F F
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Sunday (Sunday 17 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
1.6 ° 1.7 ° 2.4 ° 3.5 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 ° 5.2 ° 5.6 ° 6.0 ° 6.0 ° 6.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 11 S 11 S 10 S 15 S 16 S 17 S 19 S 19 S 19 29 S 22 31 SSW 23 33 SW 24 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E VG G G G M M M P
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 97% 89% 92% 99% 99% 98% 99% 99% 99% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1014 1013 1011 1010 1008 1006 1005 1004 1003 1002
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 4.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum -0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Altnahinch Filters 9.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 6.2 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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