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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to St. Margaret's Hope

Wednesday (Wednesday 15 August 2018)
11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Heavy shower day Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
16.6 ° 17.7 ° 17.3 ° 14.8 ° 14.2 ° 14.1 ° 14.0 ° 13.6 ° 14.2 ° 13.3 ° 13.9 ° 13.6 ° 12.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 14 SSW 11 SW 8 W 7 WSW 5 SSW 5 S 8 SW 17 SSW 11 S 13 SSW 15 SSW 18 SW 18 45
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E M G G G E VG E VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 82% 74% 86% 94% 94% 95% 86% 84% 87% 84% 83% 88%
Pressure (hPa)
1004 1003 1003 1003 1003 1003 1002 1002 1001 1001 1000 1000 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F R
Sunrise: 05:31 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 16 August 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day
Temperature (°C)
10.8 ° 10.3 ° 8.8 ° 9.8 ° 9.5 ° 9.4 ° 8.4 ° 10.6 ° 12.8 ° 13.0 ° 14.5 ° 15.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 10 SSW 8 WSW 8 SSW 11 SSW 9 SSW 10 S 9 S 8 S 13 S 11 SSW 15 SW 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG G VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 91% 91% 91% 94% 94% 93% 91% 79% 85% 76% 72%
Pressure (hPa)
1002 1002 1001 1001 1001 1001 1000 1001 1001 1001 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R F F F F F R R F S
Sunrise: 05:33 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: St. Margaret's Hope forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 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 Light shower day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Heavy rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 18.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 15.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 11.5 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 9.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Coningsby 26.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace 10.9 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 53.6 mm
Sunniest Weybourne 9.3 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

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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