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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Bu Sands

Monday (Monday 17 September 2018)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
11.8 ° 12.1 ° 12.6 ° 12.8 ° 13.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 13 SSE 15 SSE 19 29 SSE 19 34 SSE 21 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M P G M G
Humidity
97% 97% 94% 96% 96%
Pressure (hPa)
999 998 996 995 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 19:27 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 September 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 18:00 19:00
Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Mist Heavy rain Overcast Drizzle Overcast
Temperature (°C)
13.9 ° 14.4 ° 14.8 ° 14.7 ° 14.3 ° 13.9 ° 12.9 ° 12.3 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.4 ° 12.2 ° 12.5 ° 12.5 ° 12.5 ° 12.6 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.2 ° 12.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 17 S 17 S 15 S 19 SSW 13 WSW 13 WNW 8 NW 8 NW 7 N 8 N 7 N 8 N 9 N 9 N 9 NNE 6 NNW 6 NNE 6 NNW 3 N 0
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G VG G VG VG VG VG G VG G VG VG E E M M E M M
Humidity
95% 95% 94% 94% 96% 95% 96% 97% 98% 98% 98% 97% 96% 96% 96% 98% 98% 98%
Pressure (hPa)
993 993 993 992 993 993 994 994 994 994 994 994 993 992 991 991 992 991 991 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F R R R R R R F F F F F F F F F R
Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 19:24 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Bu Sands forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 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 Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 13.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 8.6 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 9.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 26.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Topcliffe 5.0 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 43.2 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 10.8 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

Bu Sands

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

Kirkwall

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

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