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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Sanday Airfield)

Tuesday (Tuesday 17 October 2017)
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)
11.2 ° 10.6 ° 10.8 ° 10.5 ° 9.9 ° 10.5 ° 9.5 ° 10.1 ° 9.9 ° 9.7 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 ° 9.1 ° 9.0 ° 9.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 25 32 NNE 30 38 NNE 30 41 NNE 34 46 N 32 45 N 31 41 N 28 40 N 30 39 N 26 38 N 23 33 N 21 31 N 18 31 NNE 17 N 14 N 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M G G G G P G G G VG VG VG G VG
Humidity Expand
100% 97% 94% 89% 93% 82% 93% 81% 80% 77% 74% 71% 78% 83% 77%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
994 996 998 1001 1003 1005 1007 1008 1010 1011 1013 1014 1015 1016 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:52 Sunset: 17:58 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 18 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00
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Temperature (°C)
9.3 ° 8.8 ° 8.8 ° 8.9 ° 8.3 ° 7.8 ° 7.2 ° 7.4 ° 7.7 ° 7.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 14 NNE 11 NE 8 NE 8 ENE 7 ENE 8 E 5 E 5 E 8 ESE 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG M G G E VG
Humidity Expand
75% 76% 74% 74% 83% 86% 97% 97% 88% 90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R S S R R R
Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.0 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 29.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Pershore Coll of Hort 17.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Okehampton 5.6 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn No 3 42.2 mm
Sunniest Leconfield Sar 8.0 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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