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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Hoy Youth Hostel

Wednesday (Wednesday 19 September 2018)
12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain Heavy shower day Cloudy Heavy rain Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
9.9 ° 10.1 ° 11.7 ° 12.3 ° 12.4 ° 11.5 ° 9.5 ° 10.0 ° 11.0 ° 10.3 ° 10.7 ° 10.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 25 36 E 21 37 ESE 24 39 SSW 29 55 WSW 21 38 WSW 17 WSW 41 60 WSW 33 60 WSW 34 55 SW 29 52 SW 30 44 SW 29 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M P M VG E M M P G G VG VG
Humidity
90% 97% 98% 91% 83% 89% 97% 91% 82% 83% 80% 82%
Pressure (hPa)
987 982 977 974 977 978 981 984 985 987 988 989
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:50 Sunset: 19:23 Moon phase: First quarter
Thursday (Thursday 20 September 2018)
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
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Light rain
Temperature (°C)
10.2 ° 10.1 ° 9.8 ° 9.1 ° 9.7 ° 9.9 ° 9.6 ° 9.6 ° 10.0 ° 10.6 ° 9.8 ° 11.1 ° 11.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 29 44 SW 26 39 SW 26 39 SSW 23 39 SSW 26 39 SSW 25 39 SW 28 39 SW 26 45 SSW 26 41 SW 34 52 SW 31 51 SW 32 47 SW 29 53
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G G VG VG G VG G
Humidity
81% 78% 80% 87% 83% 81% 82% 77% 75% 74% 80% 78% 87%
Pressure (hPa)
990 990 991 991 991 992 992 992 992 991 992 992 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R F R R R
Sunrise: 06:52 Sunset: 19:20 Moon phase: First quarter
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Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 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 Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Light rain 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) No data 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 13.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.6 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 23.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Marham 24.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 9.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tain Range 5.2 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 70.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 6.6 hours

About extremes

Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

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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)

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Location details

Hoy Youth Hostel

Location
58.911, -3.331
Altitude
62 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from Hoy Youth Hostel
15.7

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