Stone o Quoybune, Orkney Islands

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The Stone o’ Quoybune is solitary standing stone of prehistoric origin in Birsay in Orkney.

The stone stands at nearly 4m high and is one of the Orcadian standing stones associated with the folklore of the ‘petrified giant’. The myth says that each New Year, the Stone o’ Quoybune goes down to the nearby Boardhouse Loch and takes a drink. If you were to see the stone taking this annual trek, then supposedly you would not live to see another new year.


Stone o Quoybune 7 day weather forecast, weather in Mainland, Orkney Islands

Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Oct 20
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 11.5 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Oct 21
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 14 m/sec (N)
Friday, Oct 22
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 11.6 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Oct 23
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (SSE)
Sunday, Oct 24
Expect a temp in the range 10.8℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 9.5 m/sec (SSE)
Monday, Oct 25
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (S)

Mainland weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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