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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Stronsay Airfield

Thursday (Thursday 17 August 2017)
22:00 23:00
Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C) Expand
12.8 ° 11.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 5 E 1
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G
Humidity Expand
92% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 05:32 Sunset: 20:56 Moon phase: Third quarter
Friday (Friday 18 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
Clear night Clear night Mist Mist Cloudy Clear night Mist Sunny day Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Light rain Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
11.1 ° 10.5 ° 10.3 ° 10.2 ° 10.1 ° 10.1 ° 9.9 ° 10.8 ° 12.2 ° 14.2 ° 16.3 ° 15.7 ° 14.8 ° 15.1 ° 15.4 ° 14.4 ° 14.3 ° 14.4 ° 14.4 ° 13.3 ° 13.5 ° 13.2 ° 13.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 1 N 0 ESE 1 N 0 SW 1 NNE 2 E 1 N 0 ENE 2 E 5 ESE 8 ESE 8 SSE 9 S 6 SE 8 SE 8 S 3 S 1 WNW 3 W 7 WNW 11 WNW 13 WNW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G M G G M G G VG VG G G G VG G G VG VG P G VG G
Humidity Expand
97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 93% 90% 92% 90% 84% 92% 94% 91% 91% 97% 98% 97% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1001 1000 1000 1000 999 998 998 998 997 997 997 996 996 996 995 995 995 995 995 996 996 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R R
Sunrise: 05:35 Sunset: 20:53 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Stronsay Airfield forecast >
Met Office 20:00, Fri
Updated 21:00 on Fri 18 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear night 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 Partly cloudy night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Clear night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 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
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) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 19.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 16.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 11.1 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 5.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 7.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cavendish 25.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 15.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 5.0 °C
Highest rainfall Trawsgoed 30.0 mm
Sunniest Edinburgh/Gogarbank 12.5 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

Stronsay Airfield

Location
59.155, -2.639
Altitude
12.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Stronsay Airfield
16.7

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