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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to St Catherine's Bay)

Monday (Monday 11 December 2017)
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 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
3.5 ° 3.0 ° 4.0 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 ° 5.0 ° 5.6 ° 3.7 ° 2.6 ° 3.6 ° 1.9 ° 1.1 ° 1.1 ° 1.3 ° 4.1 ° 3.4 ° 3.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 18 NNW 13 N 19 NNE 15 NNE 10 N 11 N 9 N 8 WNW 5 NNW 7 W 5 W 5 W 7 W 8 NNW 15 WNW 15 WNW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E VG VG VG E VG E VG E VG VG VG E VG
Humidity Expand
94% 91% 83% 83% 81% 83% 80% 83% 87% 90% 89% 93% 90% 93% 81% 87% 86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
987 988 989 990 991 992 992 993 994 994 995 996 996 997 997 997 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R F
Sunrise: 08:54 Sunset: 15:13 Moon phase: Third quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 12 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
4.0 ° 4.3 ° 4.1 ° 3.6 ° 2.2 ° 1.8 ° 1.9 ° 3.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 13 N 17 NNW 14 NW 7 W 8 WNW 7 W 6 WNW 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E E E VG VG E E
Humidity Expand
90% 83% 86% 86% 89% 91% 92% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
997 997 998 998 998 998 998 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:56 Sunset: 15:12 Moon phase: Third quarter

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 7.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Bingley SAMOS -0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Chillingham Barns -12.8 °C
Highest rainfall Writtle 18.8 mm
Sunniest Morecambe No2 6.4 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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