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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Airfield

Wednesday (Wednesday 23 August 2017)
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 Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist Heavy shower night Overcast Fog
Temperature (°C) Expand
14.9 ° 15.2 ° 15.0 ° 14.4 ° 14.3 ° 14.5 ° 14.1 ° 13.9 ° 14.1 ° 13.9 ° 13.8 ° 13.7 ° 13.7 ° 13.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 21 32 SE 21 31 SE 18 29 SE 17 29 SE 19 SE 19 SE 18 SE 17 SE 18 SE 16 SE 11 SE 7 SSE 6 S 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G M M M M P M P M M P VP
Humidity Expand
96% 94% 94% 98% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1012 1012 1012 1012 1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1009 1009 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F S F
Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:39 Moon phase: New
Thursday (Thursday 24 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Fog Fog Fog Overcast Mist Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
13.8 ° 13.8 ° 13.9 ° 13.8 ° 12.8 ° 12.6 ° 12.0 ° 12.5 ° 13.5 ° 14.0 ° 15.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 1 WNW 1 W 5 W 6 W 5 W 1 W 6 W 5 W 8 W 8 W 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP VP VP P M G VG VG E E VG
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 96% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1009 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F S R R R
Sunrise: 05:47 Sunset: 20:36 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Airfield forecast >
Met Office 09:00, Thu
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
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 Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 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 Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 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 Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 15.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 13.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 8.7 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Weybourne 25.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 13.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 8.7 °C
Highest rainfall South Uist Range 63.2 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 8.1 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)

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

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

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