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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Bu Sands

Sunday (Sunday 20 May 2018)
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 23:00
Overcast Overcast Light shower night Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower day Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
11.1 ° 11.6 ° 11.7 ° 11.2 ° 10.5 ° 10.0 ° 10.8 ° 11.4 ° 12.0 ° 12.2 ° 13.3 ° 12.0 ° 13.1 ° 12.9 ° 12.7 ° 15.3 ° 14.0 ° 14.6 ° 14.4 ° 13.8 ° 12.9 ° 11.6 ° 11.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 16 S 16 S 13 SSW 18 S 18 S 18 S 18 S 21 S 21 30 S 21 S 23 31 S 22 31 S 19 30 S 23 30 S 19 30 S 19 S 19 29 WSW 10 NNW 2 NE 3 ENE 1 NE 3 N 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG M G G G G G G VG G G G G G VG VG VG VG G G VG
Humidity
82% 77% 77% 84% 90% 92% 88% 86% 83% 84% 78% 82% 78% 76% 79% 70% 78% 78% 79% 81% 85% 90% 92%
Pressure (hPa)
1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1014 1014 1013 1014 1013 1013 1013 1013 1014 1014 1015 1015 1016 1016 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F R R R R R R F F F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:32 Sunset: 21:45 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 21 May 2018)
00:00 01:00
Overcast Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
11.3 ° 11.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 2 N 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG M
Humidity
96% 97%
Pressure (hPa)
1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R
Sunrise: 04:30 Sunset: 21:47 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Bu Sands forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 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 No data 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Mist 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Mist 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Drizzle 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 16.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.9 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 2.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Sheffield Cdl 24.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 10.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Sennybridge 1.9 °C
Highest rainfall Thomastown 12.4 mm
Sunniest Waddington 14.0 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 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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