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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Hoy Sound

Wednesday (Wednesday 21 February 2018)
12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
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Temperature (°C)
7.9 ° 8.0 ° 7.1 ° 7.2 ° 5.7 ° 4.5 ° 3.0 ° 2.5 ° 2.9 ° 2.8 ° 3.5 ° 3.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 5 S 3 S 6 S 9 S 9 S 8 S 9 S 10 S 11 SSE 11 SSE 11 SSE 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
82% 69% 76% 83% 88% 90% 94% 96% 96% 95% 96% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1029 1028 1028 1028 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1026 1026
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:33 Sunset: 17:23 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 22 February 2018)
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
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Temperature (°C)
3.9 ° 3.3 ° 3.1 ° 3.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.3 ° 3.3 ° 4.0 ° 3.6 ° 4.4 ° 5.0 ° 5.1 ° 5.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 11 S 10 S 11 S 10 S 11 S 13 SSE 14 SSE 15 S 15 S 17 S 22 29 S 21 31 S 22 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
96% 96% 95% 96% 94% 92% 92% 92% 92% 90% 84% 84% 84%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1026 1025 1025 1025 1024 1024 1024 1023 1023 1023 1022 1022 1022
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 17:25 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Hoy Sound forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 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 intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 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 Overcast 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 8.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 0.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall Trace
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bridgefoot 10.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature High Wycombe 4.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tulloch Bridge -6.0 °C
Highest rainfall Scarborough 2.8 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 8.9 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

Hoy Sound

Location
58.944, -3.381
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Hoy Sound
17.2

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