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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Airfield)

Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
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
Sunny day Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
12.0 ° 12.7 ° 12.8 ° 13.5 ° 12.9 ° 13.1 ° 13.1 ° 12.4 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 12.1 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 15 SSE 14 SSE 14 SSE 18 S 19 SSE 17 SSE 16 SSE 17 SSE 17 SSE 15 SSE 18 SSE 17 SSE 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E VG VG VG VG G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
86% 86% 83% 80% 85% 88% 88% 89% 95% 95% 93% 93% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R S R R F F F R F F R
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:11 Moon phase: New
Saturday (Saturday 23 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
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
11.5 ° 11.9 ° 11.5 ° 11.6 ° 12.0 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 12.1 ° 12.9 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 17 S 15 SSE 14 SSE 14 SSE 14 SSE 15 SSE 17 SSE 16 SSE 15 SSE 19 29 SSE 21 31 SSE 22 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
91% 93% 95% 96% 96% 98% 98% 98% 97% 96% 93% 92%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1014 1014 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R F F F F F F R R R R
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 19:08 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend-Broadness 19.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 10.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra SAWS -1.2 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 20.0 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 11.4 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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