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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Stromness Youth Hostel

Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
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 Light shower day Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy shower night
Temperature (°C)
12.1 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.9 ° 12.2 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 21 36 SE 21 32 SE 19 30 SE 21 32 SE 16 SE 15 SE 11 SE 15 SSE 13 SSE 11 SE 14 SE 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G P P P P P M G G G G M
Humidity Expand
97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 97% 97% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1004 1004 1003 1002 1002 1002 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 17:57 Moon phase: New
Friday (Friday 20 October 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
Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Drizzle Overcast Overcast Heavy shower day Drizzle Light rain Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
11.9 ° 11.9 ° 11.9 ° 12.2 ° 12.4 ° 12.6 ° 12.6 ° 12.5 ° 12.4 ° 12.2 ° 12.0 ° 12.2 ° 12.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 11 ESE 10 E 9 E 11 ESE 14 SE 11 SSE 14 S 13 S 9 SW 7 WSW 8 WSW 5 WSW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M P M P P P P M M M VG
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
999 998 997 996 995 994 995 995 996 997 998 998 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 17:54 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Stromness Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office 11:00, Fri
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light shower day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 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 Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Fog 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 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 12.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 19.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy SAWS 11.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore 4.4 °C
Highest rainfall Killowen 31.6 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 1.2 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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