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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Sanday Airfield)

Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
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)
4.0 ° 4.3 ° 4.2 ° 4.3 ° 4.3 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 4.4 ° 4.6 ° 5.5 ° 6.0 ° 6.5 ° 6.6 ° 6.7 ° 6.8 ° 7.0 ° 6.9 ° 6.5 ° 6.6 ° 5.9 ° 6.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 16 SSW 14 SW 15 SW 17 SSW 15 SSW 16 SW 16 SW 17 SW 16 SW 19 SW 23 30 WSW 24 34 WSW 24 33 WSW 25 37 WSW 28 41 WSW 29 41 WSW 25 45 W 28 40 W 28 38 SW 19 38 SW 19 SW 17 SSW 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G G G G G M P M M G M M G G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 97% 97% 97% 97% 98% 98% 98% 99% 99% 100% 100% 99% 98% 99% 97% 90% 87% 91% 93% 95% 83%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 992 993 993 993 993 993 994 994 995 995 995 996 997 997 998 999 1000 1000 1001 1002 1002 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
00:00 01:00
Light shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.9 ° 6.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 15 S 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G
Humidity Expand
91% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: First quarter

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 4.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -3.0 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 35.2 mm
Sunniest Waddington 3.8 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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