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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 2017)
18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
2.0 ° 2.7 ° 2.4 ° 2.3 ° 2.6 ° 2.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 14 WSW 15 W 13 WSW 14 WSW 14 WSW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E E E VG
Humidity Expand
96% 89% 86% 90% 88% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
976 976 976 976 975 975
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F R F
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
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 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00
Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower night Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
2.4 ° 1.6 ° 1.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.7 ° 2.8 ° 2.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.2 ° 3.9 ° 4.6 ° 3.2 ° 3.8 ° 3.4 ° 3.1 ° 2.4 ° 1.3 ° 1.7 ° 4.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 17 SW 11 W 5 WNW 11 W 14 WSW 15 WSW 11 SW 16 WSW 6 29 SW 18 SW 16 SSW 16 30 SW 18 31 SSW 18 29 S 11 30 ESE 6 E 7 ENE 8 NE 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M E E M VG M E VG VG G G P VG G VG VG E E VG
Humidity Expand
91% 95% 92% 91% 93% 93% 91% 93% 92% 93% 93% 97% 96% 95% 96% 97% 97% 96% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
976 976 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 975 976 976 976 978 979 981 982 984
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney forecast >
Met Office 17:00, Thu
Tiree Heavy shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy shower night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Light shower night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 Fair Isle 5.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 7.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 34.6 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 2.2 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

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Location
59.048, -3.345
Altitude
18.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney
17.1

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