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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Westray Airfield)

Tuesday (Tuesday 19 September 2017)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
14.7 ° 13.7 ° 11.0 ° 8.8 ° 8.0 ° 7.7 ° 8.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 7 W 7 N 0 E 1 SSE 5 SSE 6 S 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E VG
Humidity Expand
62% 72% 77% 93% 95% 95% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1017 1016 1016 1016 1016 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:48 Sunset: 19:22 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 September 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
8.5 ° 8.1 ° 8.7 ° 9.0 ° 10.4 ° 11.3 ° 11.6 ° 11.6 ° 12.0 ° 12.4 ° 13.2 ° 13.6 ° 13.5 ° 14.9 ° 13.9 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 ° 13.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 9 S 10 S 9 SSE 9 SSE 8 SSE 11 S 14 SE 11 SSE 14 SSE 16 SSE 14 SSE 13 SSE 10 SSE 11 S 10 S 8 WNW 3 W 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG G M M
Humidity Expand
99% 98% 99% 99% 97% 96% 96% 96% 94% 96% 94% 89% 91% 88% 90% 96% 97% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1014 1013 1013 1012 1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 19:19 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 15.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 0.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Mumbles Head 18.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 -0.8 °C
Highest rainfall Cromer 10.6 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 10.8 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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