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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Eday Airfield)

Wednesday (Wednesday 18 October 2017)
05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
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Temperature (°C)
7.8 ° 7.2 ° 7.4 ° 7.7 ° 7.8 ° 8.7 ° 9.6 ° 9.7 ° 9.6 ° 9.6 ° 9.6 ° 8.4 ° 8.6 ° 8.9 ° 9.0 ° 9.2 ° 9.2 ° 9.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 8 E 5 E 5 E 8 ESE 5 E 7 E 11 ESE 13 E 9 E 8 ESE 11 E 14 E 11 ESE 13 E 10 ESE 9 E 8 ESE 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G E VG VG VG E VG E E E E E E E VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 97% 97% 88% 90% 89% 84% 77% 75% 78% 76% 87% 86% 79% 81% 83% 85% 87%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1015 1014 1014 1013 1013 1012 1011 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
S S R R R R F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 17:57 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00
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Temperature (°C)
8.7 ° 7.5 ° 9.1 ° 9.6 ° 9.9 ° 10.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 5 SE 8 SSE 13 SE 13 SSE 17 SSE 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
95% 96% 88% 92% 89% 87%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1009 1008 1008 1007 1007 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 17:54 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 10.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 4.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Herstmonceux West End 18.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar No2 8.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Capel Curig -0.4 °C
Highest rainfall Woburn 19.6 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 5.6 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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