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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Wide Firth

Thursday (Thursday 20 September 2018)
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 23:00
Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
10.1 ° 9.8 ° 9.1 ° 9.7 ° 9.9 ° 9.6 ° 9.6 ° 10.0 ° 10.6 ° 9.8 ° 11.1 ° 11.0 ° 11.9 ° 13.2 ° 11.5 ° 12.0 ° 11.5 ° 11.5 ° 10.8 ° 10.1 ° 9.3 ° 8.8 ° 8.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 26 39 SW 26 39 SSW 23 39 SSW 26 39 SSW 25 39 SW 28 39 SW 26 45 SSW 26 41 SW 34 52 SW 31 51 SW 32 47 SW 29 53 WSW 36 48 WSW 32 47 W 25 43 W 18 36 WSW 16 W 11 WSW 10 S 7 SW 7 SW 6 NW 1
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G G VG VG G VG G G G VG G VG VG VG VG E E E
Humidity
78% 80% 87% 83% 81% 82% 77% 75% 74% 80% 78% 87% 83% 76% 83% 84% 85% 86% 89% 92% 92% 94% 95%
Pressure (hPa)
990 991 991 991 992 992 992 992 991 992 992 993 994 995 996 997 997 997 997 997 997 997 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R F R R R R R R R R R R F F F F
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 19:19 Moon phase: First quarter
Friday (Friday 21 September 2018)
00:00 01:00
Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
8.9 ° 9.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 0 E 2
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E
Humidity
97% 97%
Pressure (hPa)
995 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:16 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Wide Firth forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Partly cloudy 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 Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) No data 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 Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 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 Kirkwall 13.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 21.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Killylane 9.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Glenanne 4.6 °C
Highest rainfall Sennybridge 72.0 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 7.4 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

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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