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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Stromness

Wednesday (Wednesday 18 October 2017)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
8.9 ° 9.0 ° 9.2 ° 9.2 ° 9.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 13 E 10 ESE 9 E 8 ESE 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E VG VG
Humidity Expand
79% 81% 83% 85% 87%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1013 1013 1012 1011 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 17:59 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thursday (Thursday 19 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 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Overcast Light shower day Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
8.7 ° 7.5 ° 9.1 ° 9.6 ° 9.9 ° 10.4 ° 10.8 ° 11.1 ° 11.4 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 12.1 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.9 ° 12.2 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 5 SE 8 SSE 13 SE 13 SSE 17 SSE 19 SSE 22 30 SE 19 30 SE 19 31 SE 18 29 SE 19 29 SE 22 32 SE 21 36 SE 21 32 SE 19 30 SE 21 32 SE 16 SE 15 SE 11 SE 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G P P P P P M G
Humidity Expand
95% 96% 88% 92% 89% 87% 89% 94% 94% 92% 92% 98% 97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1009 1008 1008 1007 1007 1006 1006 1005 1005 1005 1005 1004 1004 1004 1003 1002 1002 1002 1001 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Stromness forecast >
Met Office 17:00, Thu
Updated 19:00 on Thu 19 Oct 2017 BST
Tiree Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light shower day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 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 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 Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Mist 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 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 rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 Fair Isle 10.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 4.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Herstmonceux West End 18.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar No2 8.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Capel Curig -0.4 °C
Highest rainfall Woburn 19.6 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 5.6 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
28.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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