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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Bu Sands

Sunday (Sunday 10 December 2017)
22:00 23:00
Cloudy Light rain
Temperature (°C)
3.4 ° 2.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 10 NNW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG
Humidity Expand
89% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
980 981
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 08:52 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Third quarter
Monday (Monday 11 December 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 20:00 21:00 22:00
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
1.4 ° 0.3 ° 1.0 ° 2.9 ° 2.0 ° 1.9 ° 2.0 ° 3.5 ° 3.0 ° 4.0 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 ° 5.0 ° 5.6 ° 3.7 ° 2.6 ° 3.6 ° 1.9 ° 1.1 ° 1.1 ° 1.3 ° 4.1 ° 3.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 3 WSW 8 WSW 6 N 10 ENE 5 W 6 WNW 3 N 18 NNW 13 N 19 NNE 15 NNE 10 N 11 N 9 N 8 WNW 5 NNW 7 W 5 W 5 W 7 W 8 NNW 15 WNW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E E E VG VG VG E VG E VG E VG VG VG E
Humidity Expand
91% 95% 97% 94% 91% 94% 97% 94% 91% 83% 83% 81% 83% 80% 83% 87% 90% 89% 93% 90% 93% 81% 87%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
981 982 983 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 992 993 994 994 995 996 996 997 997 997
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:53 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Bu Sands forecast >
Met Office 22:00, Mon
Updated: 22:00 on Mon 11 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Clear night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Clear night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Clear night 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 Fair Isle 3.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall -1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 10.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar No2 -6.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -12.4 °C
Highest rainfall Liscombe 47.2 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 5.4 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

Bu Sands

Location
58.859, -2.88
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Bu Sands
6.6

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