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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Airport

Saturday (Saturday 19 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 Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Heavy shower day Drizzle Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Heavy shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
12.6 ° 12.6 ° 12.8 ° 12.7 ° 12.3 ° 12.1 ° 13.3 ° 13.7 ° 14.2 ° 13.5 ° 15.0 ° 15.5 ° 15.4 ° 15.3 ° 14.8 ° 14.3 ° 13.8 ° 13.2 ° 12.9 ° 12.6 ° 12.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 15 W 16 W 21 W 21 30 W 21 30 W 19 29 W 17 30 W 17 W 16 W 21 33 WNW 16 29 NW 19 NW 21 29 NW 19 29 WNW 18 31 WNW 21 31 WNW 19 30 WNW 14 30 WNW 15 NW 17 WNW 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG VG VG M G G M VG G VG VG E VG VG G G M G
Humidity Expand
94% 94% 93% 91% 94% 96% 94% 90% 96% 94% 91% 84% 81% 82% 81% 86% 85% 92% 93% 96% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
997 997 997 997 998 998 998 999 999 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 20:50 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Sunday (Sunday 20 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
12.5 ° 12.4 ° 12.3 ° 12.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 14 WNW 13 WNW 13 WNW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
93% 94% 94% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1009 1010 1011 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 20:48 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Airport forecast >
Met Office 01:00, Sun
Updated 02:00 on Sun 20 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 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 Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear 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 Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 15.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.7 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 25.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 21.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Leek 13.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 7.3 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn No 3 39.6 mm
Sunniest Odiham 10.8 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

Kirkwall Airport

Location
58.959, -2.894
Altitude
11.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Kirkwall Airport
0.4

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