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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Hoy Sound

Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
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
Drizzle Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
3.5 ° 3.4 ° 3.7 ° 3.4 ° 3.8 ° 3.2 ° 3.8 ° 4.0 ° 3.6 ° 4.3 ° 4.7 ° 4.9 ° 5.1 ° 5.0 ° 4.9 ° 5.0 ° 4.9 ° 4.8 ° 4.1 ° 3.8 ° 3.8 ° 3.9 ° 3.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 17 SW 15 SW 15 SW 15 SW 15 SSW 16 SSW 15 SSW 14 S 13 S 17 S 17 S 17 S 18 30 S 22 29 S 22 33 S 22 31 S 17 S 21 33 S 25 36 S 25 38 S 24 38 SSW 22 34 SW 18 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG M G VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G M G G G
Humidity
93% 93% 93% 92% 90% 89% 87% 86% 87% 89% 86% 86% 83% 78% 75% 77% 79% 81% 88% 91% 92% 93% 94%
Pressure (hPa)
1019 1019 1018 1017 1017 1016 1015 1014 1013 1012 1011 1009 1007 1006 1004 1002 1001 999 999 997 996 996 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
00:00 01:00
Heavy rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
3.1 ° 2.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 13 SW 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G E
Humidity
94% 94%
Pressure (hPa)
995 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 16:08 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Hoy Sound forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 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 Heavy rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Light shower night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Clear night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy shower night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 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) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 1.7 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 2.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -7.6 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 15.4 mm
Sunniest East Malling 7.5 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 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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