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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Eday Youth Hostel)

Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 2018)
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 Overcast Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Clear night Clear night Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
1.8 ° 1.5 ° 1.9 ° 1.8 ° 1.6 ° 1.5 ° 2.2 ° 0.8 ° 0.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.2 ° 1.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 18 36 W 16 30 W 10 29 W 11 W 10 W 11 WSW 15 NW 2 WSW 8 WNW 6 WSW 15 WSW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E
Humidity Expand
85% 92% 91% 86% 87% 87% 92% 90% 86% 92% 93% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
985 986 987 987 988 988 988 989 988 988 988 987
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R F F F F
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: New
Thursday (Thursday 18 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Partly cloudy night Light rain Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C)
0.9 ° 0.9 ° 0.5 ° 0.5 ° 0.7 ° -0.2 ° 0.9 ° 0.4 ° 1.0 ° 1.3 ° 1.7 ° 1.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 9 WSW 6 WSW 11 WSW 8 W 6 WSW 11 W 14 WSW 13 WSW 10 WSW 15 W 8 WNW 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E E E E P E E M E E
Humidity Expand
95% 97% 97% 96% 97% 94% 96% 98% 97% 92% 93% 90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
987 987 987 987 987 987 987 988 988 989 989 990
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 4.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 10.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 0.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -5.0 °C
Highest rainfall Glenanne 20.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 6.5 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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