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

Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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 21:00 22:00 23:00
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Temperature (°C)
8.4 ° 8.2 ° 8.4 ° 9.2 ° 8.6 ° 9.5 ° 10.1 ° 9.8 ° 10.7 ° 10.7 ° 10.0 ° 10.1 ° 10.7 ° 11.2 ° 11.6 ° 11.5 ° 11.7 ° 11.7 ° 10.1 ° 10.3 ° 9.4 ° 9.7 ° 9.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 2 SW 2 SW 3 S 7 SE 7 SSE 8 SSE 14 SSE 17 SSE 21 30 SSE 24 34 SSE 25 34 S 24 33 S 24 32 S 22 33 S 23 32 S 15 30 S 16 S 17 SW 23 33 SSW 11 SW 13 SW 13 SW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E E G VG E VG VG G P M M G G M G G M VG G G G
Humidity Expand
98% 98% 98% 98% 99% 99% 94% 96% 94% 92% 94% 99% 98% 95% 96% 97% 97% 97% 93% 95% 96% 95% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1010 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1008 1007 1007 1007 1006 1006 1006 1006 1005 1006 1005 1004 1005 1005 1005 1005 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 17:43 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
00:00 01:00
Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
8.8 ° 9.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 11 SSW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G
Humidity Expand
91% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1006 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 17:40 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 20.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 19.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Balmoral 1.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 20.2 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 4.6 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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