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Fair Isle (nearest observation site to Fair Isle Airstrip)

Friday (Friday 24 November 2017)
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
Drizzle Cloudy Drizzle Cloudy Light snow shower day Light shower night Light shower night Drizzle Heavy shower night Cloudy Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
5.6 ° 5.7 ° 5.2 ° 4.7 ° 5.4 ° 5.1 ° 4.7 ° 5.2 ° 3.3 ° 3.9 ° 4.8 ° 4.5 ° 4.5 ° 4.4 ° 5.6 ° 5.0 ° 5.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 38 59 W 31 49 W 34 52 W 31 51 W 30 59 W 30 47 WSW 32 45 WSW 30 44 SW 28 44 WSW 24 44 WSW 24 41 WSW 21 40 W 28 41 W 23 40 WNW 24 41 W 30 44 W 23 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G G G VG G M M G G G
Humidity Expand
68% 67% 65% 67% 70% 68% 68% 71% 81% 87% 83% 81% 75% 72% 69% 70% 72%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 994 994 995 995 995 996 996 995 996 995 995 996 996 996 997 997
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R F F F R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:22 Sunset: 15:23 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Saturday (Saturday 25 November 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00
Light shower night Drizzle Partly cloudy night Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
5.0 ° 5.0 ° 5.1 ° 4.8 ° 4.8 ° 5.3 ° 3.6 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 23 40 W 22 43 W 26 44 W 29 44 W 31 48 W 31 46 W 34 51 WSW 30 48
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG G G G G G
Humidity Expand
72% 67% 64% 68% 72% 68% 84% 83%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
997 997 997 996 996 995 995 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:24 Sunset: 15:22 Moon phase: First quarter

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 6.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 9.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 0.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 13.0 mm
Sunniest Watnall 7.4 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)

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