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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Hoy Youth Hostel

Wednesday (Wednesday 20 February 2019)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
9.3 ° 9.4 ° 8.9 ° 8.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 ° 8.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 10 WSW 21 W 18 30 WSW 22 31 WSW 25 36 WSW 14 31 W 18 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG E
Humidity
92% 95% 96% 95% 83% 79% 81%
Pressure (hPa)
1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1007
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:36 Sunset: 17:20 Moon phase: Full
Thursday (Thursday 21 February 2019)
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
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
8.8 ° 8.4 ° 8.3 ° 7.2 ° 5.3 ° 6.8 ° 7.1 ° 6.8 ° 7.3 ° 8.4 ° 8.6 ° 9.9 ° 10.0 ° 11.7 ° 11.2 ° 12.4 ° 11.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 23 33 W 16 SW 11 S 11 SSW 10 S 13 S 13 S 13 S 13 S 9 S 9 SSW 14 S 10 S 10 S 14 S 11 SSE 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG E VG G VG VG E VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 88% 86% 91% 93% 97% 96% 96% 96% 93% 92% 87% 89% 88% 86% 82% 89%
Pressure (hPa)
1008 1008 1009 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011 1012 1013 1013 1014 1015 1015 1016 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:33 Sunset: 17:22 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Hoy Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) No data 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Mist 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 13.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kinloss 14.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Eskdalemuir 8.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 30.2 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 8.4 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 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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