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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Wide Firth

Monday (Monday 21 August 2017)
22:00 23:00
Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
10.1 ° 11.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 9 ESE 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E
Humidity Expand
91% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1023 1023
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 05:44 Sunset: 20:46 Moon phase: New
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 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
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
10.5 ° 11.0 ° 10.7 ° 10.5 ° 10.7 ° 10.8 ° 10.8 ° 11.4 ° 12.4 ° 13.1 ° 13.3 ° 13.8 ° 14.1 ° 13.8 ° 14.0 ° 14.0 ° 13.7 ° 13.5 ° 13.5 ° 13.4 ° 13.3 ° 13.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 9 ESE 10 ESE 10 ESE 9 ESE 11 ESE 11 ESE 10 ESE 13 ESE 15 ESE 15 ESE 16 ESE 19 ESE 19 ESE 21 ESE 18 ESE 17 ESE 19 ESE 16 ESE 18 ESE 17 ESE 16 ESE 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG VG E E E E VG E VG E VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 92% 93% 93% 93% 92% 92% 92% 89% 87% 86% 83% 82% 84% 85% 86% 85% 86% 87% 89% 89% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1022 1022 1023 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1021 1021 1021 1021 1020 1020 1019 1019 1019 1019
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F R R F F F F S F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:46 Sunset: 20:43 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Wide Firth forecast >
Met Office 21:00, Tue
Updated 22:00 on Tue 22 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 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 Partly cloudy night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Mist 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 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 Clear night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Mist 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 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 Partly cloudy night 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

Wide Firth

Location
59.022, -3.031
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Wide Firth
6.6

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