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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to St. Margaret's Hope

Tuesday (Tuesday 15 August 2017)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light shower day Sunny intervals Heavy shower day Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
15.3 ° 16.4 ° 14.3 ° 13.7 ° 11.6 ° 12.5 ° 11.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 10 SSW 7 WSW 10 WSW 9 WSW 8 SW 7 S 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E M E E E VG
Humidity Expand
83% 75% 88% 86% 89% 92% 92%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1007 1007 1008 1009 1009 1010 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 05:31 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Third quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 16 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 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
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
12.5 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.7 ° 11.1 ° 10.5 ° 10.7 ° 11.9 ° 12.9 ° 14.3 ° 15.3 ° 15.3 ° 16.2 ° 15.0 ° 15.9 ° 15.1 ° 14.7 ° 15.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 11 SW 18 SW 14 SW 13 SW 14 SSW 13 SSW 10 S 9 S 10 SSE 11 S 14 S 18 S 17 SSE 17 SSE 17 SSE 18 SSE 19 30 SSE 23 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG E VG VG E VG E VG VG VG E VG VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
88% 94% 94% 95% 94% 94% 94% 94% 86% 86% 76% 79% 77% 78% 80% 85% 90% 87%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1010 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012 1012 1011 1011 1011 1010 1009 1008 1008 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:33 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: St. Margaret's Hope forecast >
Met Office 16:00, Wed
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light shower day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Drizzle 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy shower day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 14.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 11.9 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 28.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Shoeburyness 24.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 14.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnahinch Filters 8.4 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 28.4 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 13.2 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)

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Location details

St. Margaret's Hope

Location
58.825, -2.958
Altitude
8.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from St. Margaret's Hope
9.1

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