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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stronsay Airfield)

Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy shower night
Temperature (°C)
12.2 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 16 SE 15 SE 11 SE 15 SSE 13 SSE 11 SE 14 SE 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P P M G G G G M
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 97% 97% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1002 1002 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: New
Friday (Friday 20 October 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
Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Drizzle Overcast Overcast Heavy shower day Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C)
11.9 ° 11.9 ° 11.9 ° 12.2 ° 12.4 ° 12.6 ° 12.6 ° 12.5 ° 12.4 ° 12.2 ° 12.0 ° 12.2 ° 12.3 ° 13.1 ° 13.6 ° 14.0 ° 13.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 11 ESE 10 E 9 E 11 ESE 14 SE 11 SSE 14 S 13 S 9 SW 7 WSW 8 WSW 5 WSW 6 WSW 5 WSW 3 SW 2 SSE 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M P M P P P P M M M VG VG E VG G
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 96% 88% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
999 998 997 996 995 994 995 995 996 997 998 998 999 1000 1000 1000 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 19.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy SAWS 11.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore 4.4 °C
Highest rainfall Killowen 31.6 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 1.2 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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