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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Shapinsay Sound

Wednesday (Wednesday 16 August 2017)
12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Light shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
16.2 ° 15.0 ° 15.9 ° 15.1 ° 14.7 ° 15.4 ° 15.2 ° 14.8 ° 13.9 ° 14.2 ° 13.6 ° 13.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 17 SSE 17 SSE 17 SSE 18 SSE 19 30 SSE 23 32 SSE 21 34 SSE 23 32 SSE 17 30 SSE 24 39 SSE 21 36 SSE 21 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG G G VG VG G G M G
Humidity Expand
77% 78% 80% 85% 90% 87% 82% 84% 90% 88% 94% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1011 1010 1009 1008 1008 1006 1006 1004 1004 1003 1003 1002
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:32 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 17 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
Overcast Heavy shower night Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
Temperature (°C) Expand
13.8 ° 13.9 ° 14.0 ° 13.8 ° 13.7 ° 14.0 ° 12.7 ° 12.4 ° 14.1 ° 14.8 ° 15.9 ° 16.8 ° 17.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 19 S 17 29 S 19 S 16 S 11 SSW 11 SSW 11 S 10 S 13 SSW 17 SSW 17 S 16 S 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G P G G VG VG VG G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
95% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97% 93% 97% 92% 84% 82% 77% 76%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1002 1002 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F R R R R F R
Sunrise: 05:34 Sunset: 20:56 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Shapinsay Sound forecast >
Met Office 11:00, Thu
Updated 12:00 on Thu 17 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 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 Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 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 Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 16.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 14.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 10.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 4.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 23.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne 3.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 15.0 mm
Sunniest Leconfield Sar 9.0 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

Shapinsay Sound

Location
59.004, -2.831
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Shapinsay Sound
4.3

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