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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness)

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Stromness forecast
Tue 23 Jul 2019
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
15.8 ° 16.0 ° 17.3 ° 16.8 ° 16.4 ° 17.3 ° 16.3 ° 19.1 ° 21.0 ° 22.8 ° 22.9 ° 21.8 ° 21.6 ° 21.6 ° 22.1 ° 21.3 ° 20.3 ° 19.5 ° 17.3 ° 15.3 ° 14.0 °
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SSW 13 SSW 11 S 11 SSW 9 SSW 10 S 10 S 17 S 17 SSW 17 SSW 19 S 16 29 S 16 S 16 S 17 S 16 SSE 11 SSE 11 S 9 S 7 N 0 N 0
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VG VG E E VG VG VG VG VG E VG E VG VG E E VG E VG G G
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96% 94% 93% 91% 92% 92% 87% 81% 75% 72% 70% 72% 73% 70% 69% 72% 74% 75% 84% 86% 92%
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1010 1010 1011 1010 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012
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R R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F F F F R R
Wed 24 Jul 2019
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
13.1 ° 12.5 ° 13.3 ° 14.4 °
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WNW 1 SW 2 SSE 10 S 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G VG
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94% 94% 96% 94%
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1012 1011 1011 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R F F F
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Issued at: 0300 on Wed 24 Jul 2019

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 23.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 18.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 12.3 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 4.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 11.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 33.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 17.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington 10.6 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 15.0 mm
Sunniest Dyce 14.8 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.

Issued at: 0001 on Wed 24 Jul 2019

Weather map

Wed 0300

Weather observation map for Stromness

Stromness Stromness – Clear night 58.9665 -3.2949
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Clear night 58.954 -2.9
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Partly cloudy night 57.712 -3.322
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Fog 60.139 -1.183
Stornoway Stornoway – Partly cloudy night 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Mist 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aonach Mor Summit Aonach Mor Summit – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Clear night 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Stromness

Location: 58.9665, -3.2949

Altitude: 28.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Stromness: 22.7 km