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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Birsay Bay

Tuesday (Tuesday 15 August 2017)
23:00
Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
11.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG
Humidity Expand
92%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R
Sunrise: 05:31 Sunset: 21:04 Moon phase: Third quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 16 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
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Light shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
12.5 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.7 ° 11.1 ° 10.5 ° 10.7 ° 11.9 ° 12.9 ° 14.3 ° 15.3 ° 15.3 ° 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
SSW 11 SW 18 SW 14 SW 13 SW 14 SSW 13 SSW 10 S 9 S 10 SSE 11 S 14 S 18 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 E VG E VG VG E VG E VG VG VG E VG VG VG G G VG VG G G M G
Humidity Expand
88% 94% 94% 95% 94% 94% 94% 94% 86% 86% 76% 79% 77% 78% 80% 85% 90% 87% 82% 84% 90% 88% 94% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1010 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012 1012 1011 1011 1011 1010 1009 1008 1008 1006 1006 1004 1004 1003 1003 1002
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:33 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Birsay Bay forecast >
Met Office 22:00, Wed
Updated 00:00 on Thu 17 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 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 Overcast 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 Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Clear night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy shower night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 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 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)

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Location details

Birsay Bay

Location
59.13, -3.317
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Birsay Bay
19.2

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