Use my current location crosshair

Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Kirkwall Youth Hostel)

Recent locations
Kirkwall Youth Hostel forecast
Tue 27 Sep 2016
0800 0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Light shower day Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Heavy rain Overcast Light rain Heavy shower night
11.3 ° 10.9 ° 11.6 ° 13.3 ° 12.8 ° 14.2 ° 14.6 ° 14.5 ° 12.7 ° 13.1 ° 13.0 ° 11.4 ° 11.4 ° 11.6 ° 11.8 ° 12.0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSE 18 SSE 24 34 SSE 28 37 S 30 44 WSW 30 46 WSW 33 48 WSW 36 47 WSW 32 49 WSW 32 49 SW 31 45 SW 28 40 SW 22 40 SW 33 53 WSW 32 52 SW 29 51 WSW 33 47
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G M G G M G G G G G G M M G M M
Humidity arrow down
91% 96% 97% 89% 88% 73% 67% 69% 79% 78% 77% 93% 92% 88% 88% 89%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1006 1003 1001 999 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F R R R R R R F F F F F
Wed 28 Sep 2016
0000 0100 0200 0300 0400 0500 0600 0700 0800
Light shower night Heavy shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy rain Cloudy Overcast Heavy rain
11.8 ° 11.8 ° 12.4 ° 12.5 ° 11.7 ° 11.7 ° 11.1 ° 11.0 ° 11.3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 32 49 WSW 34 49 WSW 31 53 WSW 32 52 W 30 49 W 25 47 W 18 39 W 13 30 W 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M G G G G M G G P
Humidity arrow down
90% 91% 87% 86% 91% 93% 89% 94% 96%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1001 1001 1001 1001 1002 1004 1005 1007 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R
More detail arrow down

Issued at: 0800 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

= No Data

Extremes

  • Regional
  • UK
  • More info

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 9.4 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 18.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 21.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 12.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne 3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 34.2 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 6.7 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.

Issued at: 0002 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

Weather map

Wed 0800

Weather observation map for Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Kirkwall Youth Hostel Kirkwall Youth Hostel – Heavy rain 58.9714 -2.9639
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Heavy rain 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny intervals 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Overcast 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Light shower day 56.497 -6.887

Location Details

Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Location: 58.9714, -2.9639

Altitude: 6.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Kirkwall Youth Hostel: 4.1 km