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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Hoy Sound

Sunday (Sunday 24 September 2017)
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
Light rain Overcast Mist Mist Overcast Drizzle Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Heavy rain Overcast Mist Overcast Mist Mist Light shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C)
13.4 ° 13.4 ° 13.3 ° 13.5 ° 13.4 ° 13.8 ° 14.4 ° 14.3 ° 14.1 ° 13.8 ° 13.2 ° 13.3 ° 13.3 ° 13.2 ° 13.3 ° 13.2 ° 13.2 ° 13.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 21 30 SSE 19 29 SSE 22 30 SSE 17 SSE 17 29 SSE 18 30 SSE 22 31 SSE 21 SSE 17 SSE 19 30 SSE 16 SSE 16 SSE 17 S 15 S 15 SSE 15 SSE 17 SSE 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M G G M G M M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
98% 98% 97% 97% 95% 91% 91% 91% 93% 96% 97% 96% 97% 96% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1014 1014 1015 1015 1016 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1019 1019 1020 1020 1021 1021
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 19:08 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 25 September 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00
Mist Mist Overcast Light shower night Overcast Light shower night Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
13.2 ° 13.2 ° 13.1 ° 13.2 ° 13.1 ° 13.1 ° 13.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 16 SSE 17 SSE 16 SSE 15 SSE 16 SE 16 29 SE 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
98% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1021 1021 1021 1022 1022 1022 1022
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R F
Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 19:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Hoy Sound forecast >
Met Office 05:00, Mon
Updated 06:00 on Mon 25 Sep 2017 BST
Tiree Fog 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Mist 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Mist 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 Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Heavy shower night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Mist 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Fog 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Fog 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Mist 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Mist 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Fog 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Drizzle 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Fog 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 13.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 12.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 22.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 12.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington 5.2 °C
Highest rainfall Dundrennan 15.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 9.3 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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