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Kirkwall Airport weather

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    12 °C

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Heavy shower day 13 °C

    11 °C

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    9 °C

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Wednesday (Wednesday 22 August 2018)
Now 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
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 8 17 WNW 9 14 WNW 10 15 WNW 12 17 WNW 13 19 W 14 20 W 15 22 W 16 24 W 16 23 W 18 26 W 17 25 W 16 24 WSW 15 23 WSW 13 22 SW 15 24 SW 14 23 SW 15 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity
92% 89% 83% 80% 76% 74% 73% 75% 71% 71% 69% 72% 73% 76% 76% 77% 77%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:46 Sunset: 20:42 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Thursday (Thursday 23 August 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night
10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 50% 40% 30% 30% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 40% 40% 40% 50% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 15 24 SSW 14 24 SSW 16 26 SSW 16 27 SSW 17 28 SSW 17 27 SSW 16 27 SSW 15 25 SW 14 23 SW 15 22 SW 14 20 WSW 14 21 WSW 15 22 WSW 15 22 WSW 13 20 WSW 12 19 WSW 12 18 WSW 12 18 WSW 11 16 WSW 9 14 SW 8 13 SW 8 13 WSW 10 16 WSW 11 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E VG E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 80% 81% 83% 84% 86% 87% 88% 85% 80% 76% 72% 69% 66% 67% 66% 65% 68% 70% 73% 78% 84% 86% 86%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:48 Sunset: 20:39 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 24 August 2018)
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Warnings
Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower night
40% 70% 40% 50% 60% 40% 40% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 12 18 WSW 11 18 WNW 14 22 WNW 14 22 WNW 15 21 WNW 15 21 WNW 16 23 NW 17 24 NW 15 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG G
Humidity
85% 83% 85% 83% 79% 76% 77% 77% 82%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:50 Sunset: 20:37 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 25 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
40% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 18 26 NNW 20 28 NNW 19 27 NW 19 27 NW 17 25 NW 16 23 NW 14 20 W 10 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 80% 75% 70% 67% 66% 68% 74%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:52 Sunset: 20:34 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 26 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 12 17 SW 13 19 SW 13 19 SW 13 19 S 14 20 SSE 16 23 SE 17 23 SE 17 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity
74% 75% 75% 71% 71% 74% 78% 82%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 20:31 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 27 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
20% 50% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 17 24 S 16 23 SSW 15 21 WSW 14 19 SW 14 19 WSW 14 19 WSW 14 19 SW 15 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 85% 85% 82% 80% 81% 82% 83%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:28 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 28 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 16 22 SW 17 23 SW 17 23 SSW 17 23 SSW 17 23 SW 17 23 SSW 17 23 SW 16 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 85% 85% 82% 80% 79% 78% 80%
UV index
1 2 2 2 1
Sunrise: 05:59 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: Full
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Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 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 Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny intervals 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 Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 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 Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Sunny spells and just a few showers.

Today:

A cloudy start then a bright and mainly dry day with sunny spells developing. There will just be the odd light passing shower. Feeling cooler than of late in the fresh westerly breeze. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Mainly dry with clear periods at first. It will become cloudy overnight with a band of rain crossing all parts later. Southerly winds becoming stronger for a time. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Thursday:

Rain soon clearing then a bright day with sunny spells developing. A few showers during the morning, these becoming more frequent and heavier during afternoon and evening. Light southwesterly breeze. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rather cloudy with scattered showers on Friday and Saturday. A cool northwesterly wind becoming strong on Saturday. Dry for much of Sunday with sunny spells and light winds. Rain later.

Updated: 03:00 on Wed 22 Aug 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain moving southeastwards, giving a fresher end to the week.

Today:

A three way split today, with rain slowly spreading southeastwards through southern Scotland, northern England, Wales and the north Midlands. To the south, sunny spells, warm and humid. To the north, fresher with sunshine and scattered showers, mainly northwest Scotland.

Tonight:

Rain will continue to steadily push across England and Wales overnight. Behind it, a much cooler night with clear spells, however heavy showers moving into Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Thursday:

Rain will become confined to central and southeast England before clearing through the afternoon. Elsewhere, brighter and fresher with sunny spells, but heavy, blustery showers in the north and west.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday and Saturday; cool with blustery showers for many except the south, but rain possible here on Friday night. Sunday starting fine and cold, before gradually turning wet and windy.

Updated: 01:40 on Wed 22 Aug 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 26 Aug 2018 to Tuesday 4 Sep 2018:

After a cold and dry start on Sunday, cloud and rain is likely to spread east into western areas later in the day. For Bank Holiday Monday, the rain is likely to gradually continue south and east, with drier and brighter conditions following. Temperatures should be around the seasonal average. The middle part of the week is likely to see a north-south split in the weather. Northern areas will generally be more changeable with some rain or showers at times, but it is likely to become more settled in the south with warmer temperatures. Drier and warmer weather may become more widely established into early September, as high pressure starts to build in from the south.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 5 Sep 2018 to Wednesday 19 Sep 2018:

Through the beginning and middle part of September, there is an increasing chance that much of the UK will see a good deal of dry, warm and settled weather. Northern and western areas could occasionally have wet and windy spells towards the middle part of the month, but these should be short-lived. Temperatures are likely to be generally warm across the UK, with a chance of very warm conditions developing in the south.

Updated: 01:40 on Wed 22 Aug 2018 BST

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Kirkwall Airport

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

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