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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to St. Margaret's Hope

Sunday (Sunday 14 October 2018)
14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
10.0 ° 10.2 ° 11.0 ° 10.4 ° 7.4 ° 7.2 ° 7.2 ° 7.6 ° 7.2 ° 7.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 9 SSW 8 SSW 10 SSW 7 S 8 S 10 SSW 13 S 14 S 10 SSW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E VG E E VG E E E E
Humidity
79% 82% 74% 72% 85% 90% 86% 87% 91% 91%
Pressure (hPa)
1007 1007 1007 1007 1008 1009 1009 1009 1010 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:45 Sunset: 18:09 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 15 October 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
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day
Temperature (°C)
7.7 ° 8.7 ° 8.3 ° 8.2 ° 8.5 ° 8.2 ° 8.7 ° 8.4 ° 8.5 ° 8.8 ° 10.5 ° 11.2 ° 12.0 ° 12.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 11 SSW 11 SSW 13 SW 11 SSW 10 SSW 9 SSW 13 SSW 13 SSW 14 SSW 10 S 13 SSW 14 SSW 17 SSW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E E E E E VG VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 83% 83% 82% 81% 84% 81% 82% 83% 81% 81% 76% 71% 71%
Pressure (hPa)
1010 1010 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012 1013 1013
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R F F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:48 Sunset: 18:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: St. Margaret's Hope forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 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 Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Drizzle 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 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 Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Mist 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.6 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 9.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 20.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 8.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Castlederg 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall Reading University Whiteknights 36.2 mm
Sunniest Thomastown 8.7 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

St. Margaret's Hope

Location
58.825, -2.958
Altitude
8 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from St. Margaret's Hope
9.1

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