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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stronsay Airfield)

Tuesday (Tuesday 19 September 2017)
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Temperature (°C)
9.6 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 ° 9.6 ° 8.6 ° 8.1 ° 8.8 ° 8.7 ° 9.8 ° 11.3 ° 12.5 ° 13.8 ° 13.7 ° 13.2 ° 13.9 ° 14.1 ° 15.3 ° 14.7 ° 13.7 ° 11.0 ° 8.8 ° 8.0 ° 7.7 ° 8.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 6 W 2 WSW 3 WSW 5 WSW 5 WSW 7 WSW 6 W 6 W 6 W 5 WNW 8 WNW 9 NW 9 WNW 9 WNW 9 W 9 W 6 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
VG VG E E VG VG VG VG E VG VG E VG E E E E E E E E E E VG
Humidity Expand
95% 97% 97% 95% 95% 96% 97% 97% 97% 93% 82% 72% 73% 76% 74% 69% 66% 62% 72% 77% 93% 95% 95% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1018 1018 1019 1018 1018 1018 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1016 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F S F F F F F R S F F F R F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:47 Sunset: 19:20 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 September 2017)
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Clear night
Temperature (°C)
8.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG
Humidity Expand
99%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F

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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)

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