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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
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 Overcast Mist Overcast Light shower day Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy shower night
Temperature (°C)
10.4 ° 10.8 ° 11.1 ° 11.4 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 12.1 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.9 ° 12.2 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 19 SSE 22 30 SE 19 30 SE 19 31 SE 18 29 SE 19 29 SE 22 32 SE 21 36 SE 21 32 SE 19 30 SE 21 32 SE 16 SE 15 SE 11 SE 15 SSE 13 SSE 11 SE 14 SE 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G G G G P P P P P M G G G G M
Humidity Expand
87% 89% 94% 94% 92% 92% 98% 97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 97% 97% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1006 1006 1005 1005 1005 1005 1004 1004 1004 1003 1002 1002 1002 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 17:55 Moon phase: New
Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00
Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
11.9 ° 11.9 ° 11.9 ° 12.2 ° 12.4 ° 12.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 11 ESE 10 E 9 E 11 ESE 14 SE 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M P M P
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
999 998 997 996 995 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office 03:00, Fri
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Drizzle 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Mist 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 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 Drizzle 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Mist 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light shower night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 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 Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 12.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 19.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy SAWS 11.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore 4.4 °C
Highest rainfall Killowen 31.6 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 1.2 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)

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Location details

Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Location
58.971, -2.964
Altitude
6.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Kirkwall Youth Hostel
2.6

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