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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Friday (Friday 25 May 2018)
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
Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain
Temperature (°C)
12.5 ° 13.1 ° 11.8 ° 12.0 ° 12.3 ° 12.0 ° 11.5 ° 12.3 ° 11.9 ° 11.1 ° 10.5 ° 10.0 ° 9.4 ° 8.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 15 N 14 NNE 14 N 13 N 14 N 14 NNE 15 NE 15 NNE 15 NNE 15 NNE 16 NNE 16 NE 14 NE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG E E VG G VG VG VG VG G P
Humidity
81% 81% 81% 83% 80% 81% 82% 81% 83% 85% 89% 91% 94%
Pressure (hPa)
1030 1030 1030 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1032 1032 1032 1033
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:22 Sunset: 21:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Saturday (Saturday 26 May 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Overcast Light shower night Fog Fog Cloudy Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Overcast
Temperature (°C)
8.3 ° 8.3 ° 8.1 ° 8.1 ° 8.3 ° 8.1 ° 8.1 ° 8.1 ° 8.2 ° 8.5 ° 8.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 11 NE 14 NE 11 NE 11 NE 13 NE 13 ENE 11 ENE 10 NE 13 ENE 14 ENE 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
P VP VP VP P VP VP VP VP VP P
Humidity
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa)
1033 1033 1033 1033 1033 1033 1033 1033 1034 1034 1034
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R F S R R R
Sunrise: 04:20 Sunset: 21:58 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Met Office
Tiree Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 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 Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Mist 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 13.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 11.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 5.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tyndrum 24.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loftus (SAMOS) 10.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Redesdale Camp 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Winterbourne 31.4 mm
Sunniest Tiree 14.7 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 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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