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Baltasound (nearest observation site to The Sands of Breckon (Beach))

Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 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
Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
2.5 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 ° 3.8 ° 5.5 ° 4.0 ° 4.1 ° 3.6 ° 2.7 ° 2.5 ° 2.6 ° 2.7 ° 1.2 ° 2.1 ° 2.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 10 S 13 S 10 S 11 S 15 S 15 S 15 S 9 S 7 S 9 S 8 S 8 SSW 8 SSW 10 SSW 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G VG VG E E VG VG E E VG E E
Humidity Expand
89% 89% 92% 91% 84% 91% 93% 92% 94% 94% 95% 95% 95% 96% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
979 978 978 977 976 975 974 973 973 973 973 972 972 972 972
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 09:06 Sunset: 14:50 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00
Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Drizzle Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
2.4 ° 2.5 ° 3.2 ° 3.1 ° 2.6 ° 3.2 ° 2.7 ° 2.3 ° 3.7 ° 3.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 11 S 7 S 10 S 11 S 13 SSE 10 S 8 SE 8 SE 10 ESE 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E M VG E E VG E E
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 96% 97% 95% 95% 92% 94% 90% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
972 972 972 972 972 972 973 974 975 976
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F R F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:07 Sunset: 14:50 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 7.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 34.6 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 2.2 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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