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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Hoy Sound

Monday (Monday 15 January 2018)
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 Overcast Light shower day Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Light rain Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
4.2 ° 4.4 ° 4.3 ° 4.1 ° 3.8 ° 1.8 ° 1.1 ° 2.0 ° 2.1 ° 0.6 ° 1.6 ° 1.1 ° 1.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 21 29 SSW 17 30 SW 14 SW 19 32 SW 15 WSW 19 31 WSW 8 32 WSW 18 32 SW 17 SW 14 33 SW 21 29 WSW 21 34 SW 21 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG M VG VG VG VG G G M
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 89% 91% 91% 91% 98% 93% 96% 98% 98% 97% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
980 980 979 979 978 978 977 976 976 975 975 975 974
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:54 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Heavy snow Heavy shower night Light snow shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain
Temperature (°C)
0.4 ° 1.0 ° 0.7 ° 0.3 ° 1.8 ° 1.8 ° 2.4 ° 1.3 ° 0.6 ° 1.3 ° 0.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 19 31 WSW 31 44 W 14 37 WSW 9 29 SW 18 WSW 18 48 WSW 23 36 SW 24 37 SW 11 33 SW 24 36 W 14 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M P E VG E VG E VG VG M
Humidity Expand
98% 97% 94% 91% 89% 81% 93% 97% 95% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
975 974 974 974 973 973 973 973 973 973 973
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F F F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 08:53 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Hoy Sound forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light shower day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 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 Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light snow 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy snow shower day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light snow shower day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 3.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bournemouth Airport 12.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fylingdales 0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 44.8 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 3.6 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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