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Baltasound (nearest observation site to Colgrave Sound)

Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
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
Mist Mist Mist Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy rain Cloudy Mist Overcast Heavy shower day Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
11.7 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 ° 11.4 ° 11.6 ° 11.6 ° 11.7 ° 11.2 ° 11.2 ° 11.3 ° 11.0 ° 11.1 ° 11.1 ° 11.3 ° 11.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 24 34 SE 25 34 SE 25 37 SE 29 36 ESE 29 38 ESE 30 43 ESE 31 44 ESE 32 45 ESE 32 45 ESE 36 51 ESE 33 46 ESE 32 45 ESE 31 45 ESE 32 47 ESE 31 44 ESE 25 44 ESE 24 36 SE 23 36 SE 22 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M P P M M P P P P P P P M
Humidity Expand
99% 97% 96% 97% 96% 94% 94% 97% 95% 95% 93% 95% 95% 96% 97% 98% 99% 99% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1002 1002 1002 1002 1002 1002 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000 1000 999 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F R S F F F F F F F F F F R R R R
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 17:37 Moon phase: New
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00
Mist Overcast Mist Mist Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
11.4 ° 10.9 ° 11.1 ° 11.1 ° 11.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 19 29 ESE 23 34 ESE 17 30 ESE 14 ESE 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 97% 96% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1001 1002 1002 1002
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 17:34 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 6.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 16.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lentran 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 48.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 6.0 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)

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