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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Stromness

Saturday (Saturday 16 February 2019)
14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
8.7 ° 8.6 ° 8.3 ° 7.9 ° 7.0 ° 6.2 ° 7.2 ° 7.1 ° 7.3 ° 7.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 13 SSE 10 E 3 S 7 N 0 SE 7 S 8 SSE 9 SSE 9 S 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E VG VG G G E VG E VG
Humidity
93% 91% 93% 94% 95% 97% 98% 93% 91% 92%
Pressure (hPa)
1010 1010 1010 1010 1009 1010 1009 1009 1009 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:46 Sunset: 17:10 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sunday (Sunday 17 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
Light rain Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C)
6.9 ° 6.9 ° 7.2 ° 6.8 ° 7.0 ° 7.3 ° 7.8 ° 7.9 ° 7.8 ° 8.8 ° 8.9 ° 8.8 ° 8.6 ° 8.6 ° 8.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 10 SSE 13 SSE 14 SSE 15 S 19 S 18 31 SSE 21 S 22 29 SSE 19 SSE 17 29 S 16 33 S 21 30 S 22 31 SSE 22 37 SSE 24 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G G G G G G G G G M G G
Humidity
93% 93% 92% 93% 93% 93% 95% 94% 94% 88% 87% 88% 88% 89% 87%
Pressure (hPa)
1007 1006 1005 1004 1004 1003 1002 1002 1002 1001 1001 1000 1000 999 998
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:44 Sunset: 17:12 Moon phase: Full
– = No Data Issued at: Stromness forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Drizzle 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 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 Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light shower day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne No data 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Drizzle 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 2.0 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 18.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Chivenor 14.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Charlwood -2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 18.4 mm
Sunniest Leconfield Sar 8.6 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

Location
58.967, -3.295
Altitude
28 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from Stromness
14.1

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