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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Bu Sands

Friday (Friday 19 January 2018)
15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Heavy shower night Overcast Overcast Heavy snow shower night Light rain Overcast Heavy shower night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
1.6 ° 1.7 ° 1.4 ° 0.7 ° 0.4 ° 0.5 ° 0.2 ° 0.5 ° -0.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 14 SSW 11 WSW 6 WNW 6 WSW 5 SSW 9 SW 10 W 6 WSW 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E M E E P G E M E
Humidity Expand
95% 96% 96% 96% 98% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: New
Saturday (Saturday 20 January 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
Clear night Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light rain Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Light rain Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C)
0.8 ° 0.7 ° -0.8 ° 0.3 ° 0.8 ° -1.0 ° 0.0 ° -0.9 ° -0.6 ° -1.1 ° -1.6 ° -0.2 ° 1.1 ° 1.6 ° 0.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 8 WSW 11 WSW 6 SW 10 WNW 8 WSW 5 SSW 9 SW 11 W 10 W 7 WSW 7 W 7 W 7 WNW 6 W 5
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 E E E VG
Humidity Expand
98% 96% 92% 96% 92% 90% 96% 96% 96% 96% 95% 92% 90% 86% 92%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
994 994 995 995 995 994 995 995 996 996 997 998 998 998 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R S R R R F R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Bu Sands forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 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 Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Fog 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Drizzle 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 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 Fair Isle 3.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) -2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 8.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 8.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -6.8 °C
Highest rainfall Campbeltown Airport 14.8 mm
Sunniest Lyneham 6.6 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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