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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Westray Airfield

Wednesday (Wednesday 26 July 2017)
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 Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Drizzle Sunny day Heavy rain Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
12.3 ° 12.8 ° 13.0 ° 13.4 ° 13.8 ° 13.8 ° 13.5 ° 13.6 ° 13.5 ° 13.3 ° 13.4 ° 13.5 ° 14.2 ° 13.8 ° 14.0 ° 13.1 ° 12.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 13 ESE 14 ESE 16 ESE 18 ESE 17 E 18 ESE 18 ESE 18 29 ESE 21 29 ESE 19 29 ESE 22 32 SE 18 32 S 14 S 10 W 8 WSW 10 WSW 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG G M M M M P M M M VG M VG
Humidity Expand
97% 96% 91% 90% 91% 97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 90% 93% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1005 1004 1003 1002 1001 1000 999 997 996 994 993 991 991 992 992 993 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 04:43 Sunset: 21:53 Moon phase: New
Thursday (Thursday 27 July 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
11.6 ° 11.1 ° 9.6 ° 8.9 ° 9.0 ° 9.3 ° 10.9 ° 13.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 11 SSW 9 SSW 10 S 11 S 10 S 10 S 11 SSW 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG G VG VG
Humidity Expand
93% 95% 92% 93% 94% 93% 92% 85%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 993 993 993 993 994 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office 06:00, Thu
Updated 06:00 on Thu 27 Jul 2017 BST

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Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Manchester Sunny day 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 Sunny intervals 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 Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.0 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 22.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Nantwich Reaseheath Hall 23.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra SAWS 5.6 °C
Highest rainfall Logan Botanic Garden 37.4 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 6.1 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

Westray Airfield

Location
59.351, -2.947
Altitude
3.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Westray Airfield
27.5