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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Papa Westray Airfield)

Wednesday (Wednesday 20 September 2017)
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 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Overcast Drizzle Drizzle Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
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 ° 11.9 ° 11.5 ° 11.2 ° 10.9 ° 10.9 ° 11.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
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 WNW 9 NW 8 NNW 7 NNW 8 NNW 9 N 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG G M M P P M G G G
Humidity Expand
96% 96% 96% 94% 96% 94% 89% 91% 88% 90% 96% 97% 97% 98% 98% 99% 99% 99% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1009 1009 1009 1009 1008 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R F F
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 19:18 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thursday (Thursday 21 September 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00
Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Light shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C)
10.9 ° 10.6 ° 10.8 ° 10.9 ° 10.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 9 N 8 N 9 NNW 7 NNW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G E M VG
Humidity Expand
99% 99% 99% 97% 99%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1008 1008 1008 1008 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:15 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 15.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.6 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 5.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 19.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Castlederg 12.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 3.0 °C
Highest rainfall Logan Botanic Garden 25.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 3.7 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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