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Kirkwall Airport weather

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Heavy rain 10 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny day 10 °C

    7 °C

Sunday (Sunday 17 February 2019)
Now 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
30% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 23 37 SSE 23 39 SSE 21 39 S 21 39 S 19 35 SW 15 28 SSW 12 25 SSW 12 26 S 14 29 S 14 29 S 17 32 S 18 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G G G E E E E E E E
Humidity
86% 83% 84% 86% 83% 79% 84% 85% 85% 84% 81% 82%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:42 Sunset: 17:11 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 18 February 2019)
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 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Overcast Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Light shower day Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 20% 80% 60% 50% 70% 10% 20% 40% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 18 32 S 16 30 S 16 30 S 17 32 S 19 34 S 18 32 S 20 34 S 19 34 S 19 33 S 19 33 S 21 34 S 23 37 S 23 36 SSW 22 35 SW 25 40 SW 25 38 WSW 21 34 W 18 30 W 17 29 W 16 28 WNW 17 28 W 15 27 W 15 27 W 15 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E E E E E E E E E E E E VG G VG E E E E E VG E
Humidity
84% 84% 84% 83% 80% 81% 80% 82% 79% 76% 74% 73% 75% 76% 79% 84% 84% 85% 86% 84% 84% 84% 83% 82%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:39 Sunset: 17:13 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Light shower night Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 40% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 16 28 WNW 16 28 WNW 14 25 WNW 12 20 NW 10 15 WSW 7 9 SE 6 9 SSE 13 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG E VG E E VG G
Humidity
82% 83% 80% 80% 69% 70% 79% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:37 Sunset: 17:16 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
50% 60% 90% 80% 90% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 18 27 SSE 19 29 SSE 17 26 S 17 24 SSW 17 25 SW 20 30 WSW 20 29 WSW 17 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G M M M VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 90% 92% 90% 87% 85% 87% 86%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:34 Sunset: 17:18 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 21 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 13 20 SSW 10 15 S 12 17 S 12 16 S 13 18 S 13 18 S 14 19 S 14 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 89% 88% 86% 86% 89% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 17:21 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 22 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 14 20 S 16 22 S 19 26 S 19 25 S 18 23 S 18 23 S 15 19 S 16 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 86% 86% 84% 84% 87% 88%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:29 Sunset: 17:23 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Saturday (Saturday 23 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 15 19 S 16 20 S 16 22 S 17 23 S 18 23 S 17 23 S 17 22 SSW 15 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 87% 88% 84% 79% 79% 80% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:26 Sunset: 17:25 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny day 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 Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy shower day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy shower day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light shower day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mostly dry on Sunday with bright or sunny spells.

Today:

Mainly dry with some brightness at times although a lot of high cloud around. Chance of some haar developing across Shetland in the afternoon. Fresh to strong southerly winds. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Tonight:

Perhaps a few showers across Shetland in the evening, these soon clearing to leave a dry night for all with clear spells. Windy especially over Orkney. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Monday:

Mostly dry through the morning and most of the afternoon with sunny spells, the best over Orkney. Some showers will arrive later a few heavy. Occasionally windy. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Bright with a few early showers, but rain arrives later in the evening persisting for most of Wednesday, this heavy at times. Windy. Drier on Thursday with easing winds.

Updated: 01:44 on Sun 17 Feb 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Plenty of sunshine at first. Increasingly patchy rain moving southeast.

Today:

Sunday will start mostly dry with sunshine. However, a weakening band of rain will move east from western Scotland and Northern Ireland into other western and central areas, accompanied by strong winds. Brighter, with blustery showers in the northwest later.

Tonight:

Sunday night will be cloudy with patchy rain across East Anglia and southeast England. Elsewhere there will be clear spells, but with blustery showers developing in the north and west.

Monday:

The southeast will stay cloudy with patchy rain. Elsewhere there will be sunny spells, with scattered showers in the west and more persistent rain, with blustery winds in the northwest.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Mainly dry in the southeast, but unsettled and often windy in the northwest. Becoming more generally dry and brighter away from the far northwest later. Turning generally very mild again.

Updated: 00:24 on Sun 17 Feb 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 22 Feb 2019 to Sunday 3 Mar 2019:

Friday is likely to be mild but breezy across the UK with many places dry and sunny. The southeast may see some early mist and fog, but also the best of the sunshine and very mild in places. The far northwest could see some rain and stronger winds; generally cloudier, more changeable here. This northwest-southeast split in conditions is likely to be maintained through the weekend and into next week. Any spells of rain from the northwest will tend to weaken as it moves southeast, bringing cloudier spells. Dry, settled conditions are likely to dominate through the end of February away from the far northwest; overnight frosts are possible. By early March we are more likely to see Atlantic fronts crossing the UK bringing stronger winds and rain at times.

UK Outlook for Monday 4 Mar 2019 to Monday 18 Mar 2019:

By early March there are signals for Atlantic fronts crossing the UK, bringing a mixture of wet and windy weather to many parts, but also intermittent drier spells. Snow remains possible over higher ground in the north. There are weaker signals for snow to lower levels elsewhere should a cold easterly develop; this remains a small possibility. However, milder conditions remain more likely, although occasional overnight frosts remain possible.

Updated: 00:24 on Sun 17 Feb 2019 GMT

Location details

Kirkwall Airport

Location
58.959, -2.894
Altitude
11 m above mean sea level

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