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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Wide Firth

Monday (Monday 20 November 2017)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Light shower night Overcast Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
4.5 ° 4.9 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 6 ENE 10 E 7 ESE 7 E 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E VG
Humidity Expand
81% 83% 88% 87% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1011 1011 1011 1011 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F
Sunrise: 08:15 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: New
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 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 18:00 19:00
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Light shower night Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
4.5 ° 4.3 ° 4.0 ° 4.1 ° 4.1 ° 4.1 ° 4.3 ° 4.6 ° 4.7 ° 5.0 ° 5.1 ° 5.0 ° 4.8 ° 4.9 ° 5.1 ° 5.2 ° 4.9 ° 5.1 ° 5.0 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 9 ENE 9 E 6 ESE 7 E 7 ESE 7 E 6 ESE 9 ESE 9 E 11 E 11 E 15 E 14 E 16 E 18 E 22 31 E 21 32 E 24 39 E 25 37 E 29 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E E E E E E E E VG G G M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
89% 87% 91% 92% 93% 88% 89% 88% 88% 88% 91% 93% 95% 97% 96% 95% 95% 96% 95% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1008 1008 1008 1007 1006 1006 1005 1004 1002 1001 999 997 995 994 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Wide Firth forecast >
Met Office 18:00, Tue
Updated: 17:00 on Tue 21 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Heavy shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light shower night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy 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 Light rain 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 Drizzle 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 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 Drizzle 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 3.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.5 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Nantwich Reaseheath Hall 16.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 1.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.5 °C
Highest rainfall Gt Cumbrae Millport (Observing Site) 24.8 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 1.8 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

Wide Firth

Location
59.022, -3.031
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Wide Firth
6.6

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