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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Bu Sands

Friday (Friday 24 November 2017)
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 Cloudy Heavy shower night Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower day Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Light shower night Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
4.2 ° 3.2 ° 2.3 ° 3.2 ° 4.2 ° 4.1 ° 3.9 ° 4.5 ° 2.6 ° 3.1 ° 3.7 ° 4.1 ° 5.1 ° 3.9 ° 3.3 ° 3.5 ° 3.6 ° 3.4 ° 3.5 ° 3.6 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 ° 3.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 23 39 WNW 23 40 WNW 22 43 W 16 43 W 21 32 W 21 37 W 24 44 W 21 34 WSW 29 40 WSW 23 43 WSW 25 41 W 21 37 SW 26 34 SW 28 39 SW 28 39 WSW 17 33 WSW 18 30 WSW 10 WNW 10 30 WNW 11 W 11 W 13 W 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG G VG VG E E VG G VG E G VG
Humidity Expand
69% 80% 89% 83% 62% 65% 63% 67% 84% 86% 77% 73% 80% 85% 92% 90% 89% 91% 90% 87% 86% 89% 80%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
994 994 995 995 996 996 996 997 997 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 999 999 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:22 Sunset: 15:33 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Saturday (Saturday 25 November 2017)
00:00 01:00
Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
2.6 ° 3.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 15 38 W 16 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG
Humidity Expand
82% 80%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 08:24 Sunset: 15:32 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Bu Sands forecast >
Met Office 01:00, Sat
Updated: 00:00 on Sat 25 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light shower 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 Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light snow shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 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 6.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 9.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 0.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 13.0 mm
Sunniest Watnall 7.4 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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