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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to St. Margaret's Hope

Monday (Monday 23 April 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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower night Heavy rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
9.0 ° 10.6 ° 10.6 ° 9.8 ° 10.3 ° 11.4 ° 10.9 ° 9.0 ° 8.9 ° 8.2 ° 7.4 ° 6.7 ° 6.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 26 40 WSW 22 39 WSW 25 38 WSW 23 37 WSW 25 34 WSW 28 38 WSW 21 32 W 18 31 WSW 15 WSW 17 WSW 10 W 10 W 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity
82% 76% 76% 78% 71% 67% 70% 77% 80% 84% 90% 95% 97%
Pressure (hPa)
1000 1000 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:44 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 April 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
Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Heavy shower night Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day
Temperature (°C)
6.6 ° 6.5 ° 6.4 ° 6.5 ° 6.7 ° 7.3 ° 6.7 ° 7.3 ° 8.0 ° 8.8 ° 9.4 ° 8.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 6 WSW 9 WSW 8 WSW 10 SW 9 WSW 19 WSW 24 33 WSW 24 37 WSW 26 38 WSW 28 38 WSW 28 38 WSW 28 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M P G G G G G G M
Humidity
97% 97% 97% 98% 98% 91% 90% 89% 84% 83% 79% 86%
Pressure (hPa)
999 999 999 998 998 998 998 998 998 999 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F R R R R
Sunrise: 05:35 Sunset: 20:46 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: St. Margaret's Hope forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light shower 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 Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 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 Sunny day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 5.9 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 16.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Cluanie Inn No 3 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Charlwood 3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn No 3 16.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 9.1 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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