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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Stromness

Thursday (Thursday 17 August 2017)
03:00 04:00 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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C) Expand
13.8 ° 13.7 ° 14.0 ° 12.7 ° 12.4 ° 14.1 ° 14.8 ° 15.9 ° 16.8 ° 17.3 ° 17.4 ° 16.3 ° 17.0 ° 17.6 ° 18.7 ° 18.5 ° 16.1 ° 15.5 ° 14.5 ° 12.8 ° 11.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 16 S 11 SSW 11 SSW 11 S 10 S 13 SSW 17 SSW 17 S 16 S 16 S 19 S 17 S 15 SSW 8 W 5 S 6 ENE 5 NNW 2 NNE 1 ESE 5 E 1
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG G G VG VG VG G VG VG VG E E E VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 97% 93% 97% 92% 84% 82% 77% 76% 74% 77% 74% 76% 67% 68% 80% 83% 86% 92% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F R R R R F R R R R F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 05:36 Sunset: 20:57 Moon phase: Third quarter
Friday (Friday 18 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00
Clear night Clear night Mist Mist
Temperature (°C) Expand
11.1 ° 10.5 ° 10.3 ° 10.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 1 N 0 ESE 1 N 0
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G M
Humidity Expand
97% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1001 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F F F
Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:55 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Stromness forecast >
Met Office 03:00, Fri
Updated 04:00 on Fri 18 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy shower night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy shower night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 19.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 16.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 11.1 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 5.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 7.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cavendish 25.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 15.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 5.0 °C
Highest rainfall Trawsgoed 30.0 mm
Sunniest Edinburgh/Gogarbank 12.5 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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Location details

Stromness

Location
58.967, -3.295
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
14.1

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