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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Thursday (Thursday 27 July 2017)
13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Clear night
Temperature (°C) Expand
15.5 ° 15.2 ° 16.1 ° 16.4 ° 15.0 ° 16.2 ° 15.5 ° 14.3 ° 13.2 ° 11.3 ° 10.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 16 SSE 15 SSE 17 S 17 SSE 16 SSE 17 SSE 14 SSE 10 SSE 9 SE 9 SSE 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VG VG VG VG VG G G G VG
Humidity Expand
70% 75% 71% 65% 76% 67% 77% 81% 88% 94% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
995 995 995 996 996 996 996 996 996 996 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:48 Sunset: 21:50 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Friday (Friday 28 July 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
Clear night Cloudy Overcast Mist Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
11.0 ° 11.7 ° 11.0 ° 10.6 ° 10.6 ° 10.8 ° 11.9 ° 12.8 ° 14.5 ° 14.8 ° 14.5 ° 14.1 ° 15.3 ° 15.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 11 SSE 11 SE 9 SSE 9 SE 9 SE 9 SE 10 SE 10 SSE 16 SE 16 SE 15 SSE 15 SSE 15 S 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E G M G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
96% 91% 97% 100% 100% 97% 90% 87% 88% 88% 84% 80%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
996 996 996 996 995 995 995 995 995 995 996 996 996 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F F F F F F F S R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:50 Sunset: 21:48 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Orkney: Loch of Hundland forecast >
Met Office 11:00, Fri
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
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 Cloudy 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 Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 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 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 17.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 8.6 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 11.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 22.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 13.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne 4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Bainbridge 21.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.9 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

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