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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Wide Firth

Saturday (Saturday 17 November 2018)
16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
9.1 ° 9.0 ° 8.8 ° 9.2 ° 9.0 ° 8.8 ° 8.8 ° 9.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 28 37 SSE 25 34 SE 18 30 SE 18 SE 25 33 SSE 15 33 SSE 19 SSE 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M M M G
Humidity
86% 88% 91% 91% 90% 90% 91% 89%
Pressure (hPa)
1031 1032 1032 1033 1033 1033 1034 1034
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 15:45 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 18 November 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
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Sunny day Clear night
Temperature (°C)
9.1 ° 8.9 ° 8.4 ° 8.3 ° 8.5 ° 8.3 ° 8.4 ° 8.5 ° 8.3 ° 8.3 ° 9.0 ° 9.4 ° 9.6 ° 9.7 ° 9.5 ° 8.7 ° 8.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 16 S 16 SSE 18 SSE 21 31 SSE 11 SE 25 32 SSE 22 36 SSE 19 29 SSE 19 SSE 19 SSE 18 SSE 21 SSE 21 29 SSE 21 32 SSE 19 29 SSE 16 SE 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
88% 88% 89% 90% 90% 89% 87% 88% 90% 90% 88% 88% 88% 88% 89% 91% 93%
Pressure (hPa)
1034 1034 1034 1034 1035 1034 1034 1035 1035 1035 1035 1035 1035 1035 1035 1035 1035
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R F F R R R R R R R R F F R R R
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Wide Firth forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Clear night 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 Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.4 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Aultbea 14.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy SAWS 6.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 -2.0 °C
Highest rainfall Ballypatrick Forest 2.2 mm
Sunniest Valley 7.9 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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