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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Finstown

Saturday (Saturday 20 January 2018)
13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
1.6 ° 0.4 ° 1.6 ° -0.1 ° -0.7 ° -0.3 ° 0.6 ° 1.6 ° -1.2 ° -1.5 ° -1.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 6 W 5 NNE 11 W 5 W 5 W 8 WNW 10 NW 8 W 5 WSW 6 WSW 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
86% 92% 93% 91% 91% 96% 96% 83% 91% 90% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1005 1005 1006 1007 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Sunday (Sunday 21 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
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
-1.5 ° -1.3 ° -0.7 ° -0.7 ° -1.0 ° -0.3 ° -1.3 ° -1.2 ° -0.7 ° -0.4 ° 0.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7 SW 3 SW 5 WSW 6 SSW 3 SW 2 S 7 SSW 5 S 6 SSE 7 SSE 13 SSE 11 SSE 16 SSE 18
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 VG E
Humidity Expand
90% 92% 92% 89% 83% 93% 93% 95% 97% 96% 86% 87% 84% 84%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1008 1009 1009 1010 1010 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1009 1008 1006 1005
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Finstown forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy snow 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 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 Heavy snow 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Heavy snow 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Drizzle 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light snow 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light snow 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Heavy rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 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 Fair Isle 3.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -5.7 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 12.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kinbrace -3.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -10.4 °C
Highest rainfall Culdrose 19.2 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 6.4 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

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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