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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Wide Firth

Thursday (Thursday 19 July 2018)
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 Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist
Temperature (°C)
12.2 ° 12.4 ° 12.7 ° 13.0 ° 13.4 ° 14.3 ° 14.2 ° 15.6 ° 17.4 ° 17.4 ° 18.1 ° 17.2 ° 16.7 ° 17.2 ° 17.6 ° 15.8 ° 15.3 ° 14.9 ° 14.0 ° 13.4 ° 13.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 8 S 8 S 7 S 7 S 8 S 13 SSW 8 SSW 7 SW 7 SW 8 SSW 8 NE 10 NE 8 NNE 8 E 7 E 9 E 9 E 7 E 5 E 5 E 1
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E E VG E VG G M
Humidity
86% 91% 92% 92% 94% 87% 88% 84% 69% 62% 59% 69% 63% 65% 71% 76% 81% 78% 88% 94% 96%
Pressure (hPa)
1019 1019 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1015 1015 1015 1015 1014 1014
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 04:31 Sunset: 22:05 Moon phase: First quarter
Friday (Friday 20 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00
Mist Overcast Light rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
13.0 ° 13.0 ° 13.2 ° 13.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 3 S 5 SW 8 SSW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG G G
Humidity
97% 96% 95% 96%
Pressure (hPa)
1013 1013 1012 1012
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F
Sunrise: 04:33 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Wide Firth forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear night 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 Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light shower night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Clear night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light shower night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Mist 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 19.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 15.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 7.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 4.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 29.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 14.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie 3.2 °C
Highest rainfall South Uist Range 5.2 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 14.6 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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