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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Stromness

Monday (Monday 16 July 2018)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
13.7 ° 13.9 ° 13.7 ° 13.2 ° 12.8 ° 12.6 ° 11.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 10 ESE 9 ESE 9 ESE 10 ESE 9 ESE 8 ESE 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 90% 90% 91% 91% 92% 95%
Pressure (hPa)
1011 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:27 Sunset: 22:10 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 17 July 2018)
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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
12.0 ° 12.3 ° 12.2 ° 12.3 ° 12.4 ° 12.7 ° 12.8 ° 13.2 ° 13.6 ° 14.1 ° 15.2 ° 14.6 ° 14.5 ° 14.4 ° 15.4 ° 15.5 ° 14.7 ° 13.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 7 ESE 7 ESE 5 SE 6 S 3 SSW 2 S 2 SSW 5 SW 2 WSW 2 N 3 NNE 7 NNE 6 NNE 6 NE 8 N 7 NNE 7 NNE 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G M G G G VG E VG VG E E VG G E
Humidity
95% 94% 95% 97% 97% 97% 98% 97% 96% 92% 86% 86% 90% 87% 84% 83% 83% 86%
Pressure (hPa)
1012 1012 1012 1012 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R S F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:29 Sunset: 22:09 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Stromness forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 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 Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light shower day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 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 Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light shower day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 15.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 12.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 11.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend-Broadness 31.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 9.1 °C
Highest rainfall Aberporth 19.6 mm
Sunniest Herstmonceux West End 12.0 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)

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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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