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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Wide Firth

Sunday (Sunday 17 March 2019)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.2 ° 5.3 ° 5.0 ° 5.1 ° 5.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 25 34 NNW 24 32 N 23 36 N 21 30 NNW 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
64% 57% 56% 60% 65%
Pressure (hPa)
1005 1006 1007 1008 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:24 Sunset: 18:19 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Monday (Monday 18 March 2019)
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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
Temperature (°C)
5.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.4 ° 4.6 ° 2.2 ° 1.1 ° 1.2 ° 1.7 ° 4.3 ° 6.4 ° 6.8 ° 7.7 ° 8.1 ° 8.4 ° 8.9 ° 7.9 ° 7.5 ° 6.9 ° 5.5 ° 4.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 10 WNW 10 WNW 10 WNW 9 W 8 W 6 W 3 N 0 ESE 2 SSE 1 S 7 SSE 7 S 9 SSE 11 SSE 13 S 13 S 13 SSE 13 SSE 11 S 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG
Humidity
62% 64% 57% 57% 68% 76% 74% 76% 72% 58% 58% 62% 66% 65% 59% 66% 69% 75% 83% 85%
Pressure (hPa)
1009 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012 1013 1013 1014 1015 1015 1016 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:21 Sunset: 18:21 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Wide Firth forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Birmingham Light shower night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light shower day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 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 Clear night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 7.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 5.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 7.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 6.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 4.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Killylane -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 16.4 mm
Sunniest Leconfield Sar 9.1 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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