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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Saturday (Saturday 21 October 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
Overcast Overcast Light shower night Heavy shower day Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light rain Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist Mist
Temperature (°C)
12.1 ° 12.0 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 ° 11.3 ° 11.4 ° 11.6 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 12.4 ° 12.6 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.7 ° 11.3 ° 11.2 ° 11.2 ° 11.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 25 37 SE 24 37 SE 19 33 ESE 21 33 ESE 25 36 SE 22 37 ESE 21 36 ESE 22 36 ESE 18 32 SE 16 SE 15 SE 15 SE 14 ESE 14 ESE 11 ESE 15 ESE 13 ESE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M G P M M M M M M G G M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
96% 97% 96% 97% 98% 97% 96% 98% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
995 995 994 994 994 994 993 993 992 992 992 992 993 994 994 994 995 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: New
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00
Light shower night Overcast Mist Overcast Mist Mist Mist
Temperature (°C)
11.8 ° 11.4 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 14 ESE 10 E 11 E 11 E 10 E 13 E 9
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
97% 98% 98% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
996 996 997 997 998 998 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney forecast >
Met Office 04:00, Sun
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Drizzle 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light rain 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 Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 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 Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 6.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 16.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lentran 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 48.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 6.0 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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