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

Sunday (Sunday 24 September 2017)
13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Heavy rain Overcast Mist Overcast Mist Mist Light shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C)
14.3 ° 14.1 ° 13.8 ° 13.2 ° 13.3 ° 13.3 ° 13.2 ° 13.3 ° 13.2 ° 13.2 ° 13.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 21 SSE 17 SSE 19 30 SSE 16 SSE 16 SSE 17 S 15 S 15 SSE 15 SSE 17 SSE 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M G M M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 93% 96% 97% 96% 97% 96% 97% 98% 99%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1019 1019 1020 1020 1021 1021
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 19:05 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 25 September 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
Mist Mist Overcast Light shower night Overcast Light shower night Drizzle Overcast Cloudy Mist Mist Light rain Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
13.2 ° 13.2 ° 13.1 ° 13.2 ° 13.1 ° 13.1 ° 13.1 ° 13.3 ° 13.3 ° 13.5 ° 13.6 ° 13.6 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 16 SSE 17 SSE 16 SSE 15 SSE 16 SE 16 29 SE 16 SE 14 SE 14 SSE 17 SSE 18 29 SE 17 SE 17 SE 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M M M G M G G
Humidity Expand
98% 98% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 98% 99% 99% 99%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1021 1021 1021 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 13.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 12.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 22.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 12.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington 5.2 °C
Highest rainfall Dundrennan 15.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 9.3 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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