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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Bu Sands

Sunday (Sunday 20 August 2017)
23:00
Clear night
Temperature (°C) Expand
8.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG
Humidity Expand
96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1022
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 20:47 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Monday (Monday 21 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 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
7.8 ° 7.7 ° 7.9 ° 7.5 ° 8.2 ° 8.5 ° 7.8 ° 8.7 ° 11.2 ° 12.7 ° 13.9 ° 14.1 ° 15.0 ° 13.9 ° 14.6 ° 14.2 ° 14.3 ° 14.0 ° 13.5 ° 12.6 ° 11.3 ° 10.1 ° 10.1 ° 11.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 5 SW 5 WSW 3 WSW 6 SW 7 WSW 6 WSW 3 W 2 SW 2 NNE 2 ESE 5 E 6 ESE 7 E 7 ESE 8 ESE 10 E 11 ESE 11 E 11 ESE 10 ESE 9 ESE 8 ESE 9 ESE 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E VG VG VG VG E VG E E VG VG VG E E E E
Humidity Expand
97% 96% 95% 97% 97% 97% 96% 95% 90% 81% 75% 77% 74% 74% 74% 77% 75% 78% 80% 82% 86% 91% 91% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1023 1023 1023
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R F F F F R R R R F S S F F F F F R R R R
Sunrise: 05:44 Sunset: 20:44 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Bu Sands forecast >
Met Office 23:00, Mon
Updated 00:00 on Tue 22 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Mist 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 Partly cloudy night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Mist 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 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 Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Clear night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light shower night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 15.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 0.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 9.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Usk No 2 24.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tulloch Bridge 2.0 °C
Highest rainfall Shoreham 12.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 9.1 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

Bu Sands

Location
58.859, -2.88
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Bu Sands
6.6

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