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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Wide Firth

Thursday (Thursday 18 January 2018)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light shower night Light snow shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C)
1.4 ° 0.6 ° 0.6 ° 1.1 ° 1.0 ° 1.5 ° 1.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 6 W 8 SW 5 SSW 10 WSW 14 SW 13 SW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G P E E E E E
Humidity Expand
95% 96% 98% 98% 96% 92% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 993 993 993 994 993 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: New
Friday (Friday 19 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 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00
Overcast Heavy rain Overcast Sleet shower Heavy rain Light rain Heavy snow Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Heavy snow shower day Sleet shower Sleet shower Sleet shower Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C)
1.4 ° 0.7 ° 0.9 ° 0.7 ° 1.1 ° 1.1 ° 0.6 ° 1.0 ° 1.3 ° 1.0 ° 0.8 ° 1.2 ° 0.6 ° 0.7 ° 1.6 ° 1.6 ° 1.7 ° 1.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 23 29 W 17 29 W 8 WSW 9 SW 14 W 16 WSW 16 SW 15 SSW 13 SW 11 W 13 WSW 14 S 9 SSW 9 SSW 10 SW 14 SSW 11 WSW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E P E G G VG P E E E G G E G E E M E
Humidity Expand
95% 96% 98% 97% 96% 96% 97% 96% 95% 97% 97% 98% 100% 97% 95% 96% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 994 994 994 993 993 994 993 993 994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F R R R F F F F F F R R R F F F F R
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Wide Firth forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light shower day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sleet shower 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy snow shower night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light snow shower day 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Partly cloudy night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 4.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -4.8 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 10.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Drumnadrochit -0.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS -7.7 °C
Highest rainfall Rochdale 20.8 mm
Sunniest Bournemouth Airport 5.2 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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