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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Friday (Friday 17 November 2017)
18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
6.0 ° 5.4 ° 5.2 ° 5.7 ° 4.5 ° 4.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 23 43 W 19 39 W 19 32 W 21 34 WNW 26 43 W 18 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
82% 84% 81% 71% 73% 84%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1009 1009 1008 1008 1008 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 15:46 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Saturday (Saturday 18 November 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 rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Heavy shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Heavy shower day Heavy rain Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
3.0 ° 3.4 ° 5.5 ° 5.4 ° 5.0 ° 5.4 ° 5.2 ° 4.6 ° 4.6 ° 5.2 ° 5.7 ° 5.7 ° 5.8 ° 6.2 ° 6.9 ° 6.4 ° 5.9 ° 5.5 ° 6.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 23 37 WNW 17 34 WNW 26 51 WNW 25 48 WNW 24 54 WNW 26 51 WNW 28 45 WNW 28 45 W 22 41 WNW 24 36 W 23 40 WNW 21 37 WNW 19 38 NW 22 39 NW 21 36 NW 19 34 NW 17 32 WNW 19 29 NW 22 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P E VG G M G VG P G M G G G G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
85% 74% 61% 64% 70% 66% 65% 81% 82% 82% 83% 84% 91% 86% 75% 71% 72% 76% 67%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1009 1008 1008 1008 1009 1009 1009 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012 1013 1013 1014
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F R F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:12 Sunset: 15:44 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney forecast >
Met Office 19:00, Sat
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 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 Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light shower night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 8.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 7.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 3.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 18.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Mount Batten 11.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Llysdinam 4.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson -4.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kinlochewe 24.0 mm
Sunniest Camborne 8.3 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

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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