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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stronsay Airfield)

Wednesday (Wednesday 22 November 2017)
20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
5.3 ° 4.9 ° 5.1 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 17 NE 19 33 NNE 23 33 NE 19 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
91% 90% 87% 79%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
981 980 979 979
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F
Sunrise: 08:19 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 23 November 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 18:00 19:00 20:00
Light shower night Light shower night Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
5.2 ° 4.2 ° 3.5 ° 3.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.6 ° 4.0 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 3.7 ° 4.1 ° 3.1 ° 3.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 3.2 ° 3.0 ° 2.7 ° 3.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 22 30 NE 22 31 NE 19 32 NE 22 30 NNE 23 31 NNE 22 31 NNE 19 32 NNE 13 29 NNE 14 N 16 WNW 9 NW 9 WNW 11 29 NW 16 29 WSW 7 29 WNW 7 WSW 13 W 11 W 13 W 11 W 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G M VG VG E VG VG VG VG E E E E E VG VG E E
Humidity Expand
74% 85% 89% 89% 87% 78% 69% 69% 78% 74% 70% 78% 85% 88% 96% 88% 94% 79% 77% 77% 68%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
979 979 978 978 978 978 978 979 979 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:32 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 2.5 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 15.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 16.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 2.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 83.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 6.2 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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