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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Finstown

Tuesday (Tuesday 21 November 2017)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.1 ° 5.0 ° 5.4 ° 5.6 ° 6.3 ° 6.3 ° 6.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 24 39 E 25 37 E 29 39 E 29 40 ENE 26 41 ENE 24 43 ENE 25 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M G
Humidity Expand
96% 95% 95% 96% 97% 98% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
995 994 992 990 988 987 986
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:18 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 November 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
Overcast Mist Overcast Overcast Cloudy Mist Drizzle Drizzle Overcast Drizzle Cloudy Drizzle Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
6.3 ° 5.8 ° 5.8 ° 6.3 ° 6.1 ° 6.1 ° 5.7 ° 5.5 ° 5.5 ° 5.5 ° 5.6 ° 5.6 ° 5.6 ° 5.3 ° 5.1 ° 5.0 ° 5.3 ° 5.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 21 34 ENE 19 31 ENE 16 29 ENE 11 ENE 11 ENE 13 ENE 17 ENE 16 ENE 16 ENE 15 ENE 16 ENE 15 NE 13 ENE 11 ENE 13 NE 14 NE 19 NE 22 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G M M G G G G G G M M VG G G
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 95% 95% 97% 97% 98% 98% 96% 96% 95% 95% 96% 97% 97% 93% 95% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
986 986 985 985 985 985 984 984 984 984 985 984 984 984 983 983 982 982
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F R R F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:20 Sunset: 15:36 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Finstown forecast >
Met Office 17:00, Wed
Updated: 17:00 on Wed 22 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 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 Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Drizzle 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Mist 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light shower night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Clear night 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 Fair Isle 6.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 5.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 20.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bude 15.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 3.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 32.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 1.0 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

Finstown

Location
59.008, -3.121
Altitude
17.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Finstown
8.7

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