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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Finstown

Friday (Friday 21 September 2018)
15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
10.3 ° 10.8 ° 9.7 ° 9.8 ° 9.1 ° 9.0 ° 9.2 ° 8.3 ° 8.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 23 38 NW 25 37 WNW 19 39 WNW 21 34 W 19 31 W 21 30 W 21 43 W 25 40 W 24 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG E E VG VG E
Humidity
70% 62% 70% 67% 75% 78% 84% 83% 77%
Pressure (hPa)
995 997 997 998 998 999 999 999 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:54 Sunset: 19:16 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Saturday (Saturday 22 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
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower night Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
8.3 ° 8.3 ° 7.5 ° 8.3 ° 8.6 ° 8.6 ° 9.5 ° 9.3 ° 9.0 ° 10.2 ° 10.4 ° 10.7 ° 11.0 ° 10.7 ° 11.6 ° 11.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 18 41 W 21 30 W 15 W 19 29 W 23 44 W 23 37 W 21 37 WNW 21 33 WNW 19 38 WNW 19 32 WNW 19 33 WNW 17 36 WNW 19 33 W 22 36 WNW 22 37 WNW 22 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E VG VG G P VG G M M VG M G VG VG G
Humidity
83% 78% 85% 79% 78% 95% 91% 89% 93% 84% 79% 85% 77% 79% 70% 68%
Pressure (hPa)
999 1000 1000 1000 1000 999 999 1000 1002 1003 1005 1005 1006 1007 1008 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R F F F R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:56 Sunset: 19:13 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Finstown forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Light shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 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 Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) No data 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 Heavy rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.2 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bournemouth Airport 18.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 2.9 °C
Highest rainfall Shap 38.2 mm
Sunniest Brize Norton 9.8 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)

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 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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