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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Wide Firth

Monday (Monday 21 May 2018)
22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
7.1 ° 7.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 17 N 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG
Humidity
92% 91%
Pressure (hPa)
1025 1025
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R
Sunrise: 04:29 Sunset: 21:49 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 May 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 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00
Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
7.3 ° 7.2 ° 7.1 ° 7.3 ° 7.4 ° 7.5 ° 7.5 ° 8.0 ° 8.9 ° 9.5 ° 10.0 ° 10.5 ° 10.1 ° 10.2 ° 11.0 ° 11.1 ° 10.5 ° 10.5 ° 9.7 ° 9.4 ° 9.0 ° 8.5 ° 8.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 14 N 15 N 14 N 16 N 14 N 18 NNE 17 N 17 NNE 16 NNE 16 NE 16 NE 17 NE 16 NE 17 NNE 16 NE 15 NE 14 NE 14 ENE 14 NE 10 ENE 9 E 8 E 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG E E VG VG VG VG VG E E E VG E
Humidity
91% 90% 89% 88% 87% 84% 83% 83% 78% 74% 72% 65% 66% 67% 66% 65% 70% 69% 65% 69% 72% 74% 74%
Pressure (hPa)
1026 1026 1026 1026 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R F R R R R F F F F R R
Sunrise: 04:27 Sunset: 21:51 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Wide Firth forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Mist 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 Baltasound 10.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Pershore 24.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aultbea 7.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington 2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Banagher Caugh Hill 28.0 mm
Sunniest Sheffield Cdl 14.8 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)

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Location details

Wide Firth

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

Kirkwall

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

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