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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Sunday (Sunday 20 August 2017)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C) Expand
14.3 ° 14.0 ° 12.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 9.3 ° 8.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 9 NNW 10 NW 9 NNW 11 NNW 3 W 2 WSW 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG E E E VG VG
Humidity Expand
75% 74% 77% 86% 85% 91% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1020 1021 1021 1021 1021 1022 1022
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 05:42 Sunset: 20:50 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Monday (Monday 21 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day
Temperature (°C) Expand
7.8 ° 7.7 ° 7.9 ° 7.5 ° 8.2 ° 8.5 ° 7.8 ° 8.7 ° 11.2 ° 12.7 ° 13.9 ° 14.1 ° 15.0 ° 13.9 ° 14.6 ° 14.2 ° 14.3 ° 14.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 5 SW 5 WSW 3 WSW 6 SW 7 WSW 6 WSW 3 W 2 SW 2 NNE 2 ESE 5 E 6 ESE 7 E 7 ESE 8 ESE 10 E 11 ESE 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E VG VG VG VG E VG E E VG
Humidity Expand
97% 96% 95% 97% 97% 97% 96% 95% 90% 81% 75% 77% 74% 74% 74% 77% 75% 78%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R F F F F R R R R F S S F F F
Sunrise: 05:44 Sunset: 20:47 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Orkney: Loch of Hundland forecast >
Met Office 15:00, Mon
Tiree Overcast 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 Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke No data 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 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 Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 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 Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.4 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 3.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cavendish 21.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 5.1 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 18.2 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 10.2 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

Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Location
59.113, -3.228
Altitude
28.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Orkney: Loch of Hundland
16.0

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