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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Airfield

Wednesday (Wednesday 26 July 2017)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Drizzle Sunny day Heavy rain Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
14.2 ° 13.8 ° 14.0 ° 13.1 ° 12.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
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
M M VG M VG
Humidity Expand
100% 90% 93% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
991 992 992 993 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F R R R
Sunrise: 04:41 Sunset: 21:51 Moon phase: New
Thursday (Thursday 27 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 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
Temperature (°C) Expand
11.6 ° 11.1 ° 9.6 ° 8.9 ° 9.0 ° 9.3 ° 10.9 ° 13.0 ° 12.1 ° 13.0 ° 13.8 ° 13.7 ° 15.5 ° 15.5 ° 15.2 ° 16.1 ° 16.4 ° 15.0 ° 16.2 °
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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 SSW 13 SSW 11 SSW 13 SSE 14 S 16 S 16 SSE 15 SSE 17 S 17 SSE 16 SSE 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
93% 95% 92% 93% 94% 93% 92% 85% 88% 82% 77% 80% 74% 70% 75% 71% 65% 76% 67%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 993 993 993 993 994 994 994 994 994 995 995 995 995 995 995 996 996 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:43 Sunset: 21:49 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Airfield forecast >
Met Office 18:00, Thu
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Manchester Cloudy 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 day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy shower day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny day 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 14.8 °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

North Ronaldsay Airfield

Location
59.368, -2.434
Altitude
15.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from North Ronaldsay Airfield
33.0