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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Stromness Youth Hostel

Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 2017)
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 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Heavy shower night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Overcast Heavy shower night Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
3.3 ° 3.8 ° 3.4 ° 3.1 ° 3.9 ° 3.3 ° 3.7 ° 3.6 ° 3.3 ° 3.6 ° 2.6 ° 3.6 ° 1.6 ° 1.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.7 ° 2.4 ° 2.3 ° 2.6 ° 2.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 13 SSW 16 SSW 16 S 14 S 14 S 16 SSW 21 29 SW 19 WSW 21 37 WSW 17 31 WSW 16 37 W 17 36 W 14 31 W 5 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
G VG VG VG VG G E E E P E VG VG VG VG VG E E E VG
Humidity Expand
93% 93% 94% 93% 91% 94% 93% 94% 93% 92% 95% 91% 97% 95% 96% 89% 86% 90% 88% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
985 984 983 981 980 979 978 978 977 976 976 976 976 976 976 976 976 976 975 975
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F R F F F F R F
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00
Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
2.4 ° 1.6 ° 1.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 17 SW 11 W 5 WNW 11 W 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M E E M VG
Humidity Expand
91% 95% 92% 91% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
976 976 975 975 975
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Stromness Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office 01:00, Thu
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy shower night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Drizzle 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 Heavy snow 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 Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 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

Stromness Youth Hostel

Location
58.961, -3.302
Altitude
33.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Stromness Youth Hostel
14.3

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