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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 2018)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Clear night Clear night Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
0.8 ° 0.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.2 ° 1.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 2 WSW 8 WNW 6 WSW 15 WSW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG E
Humidity Expand
90% 86% 92% 93% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
989 988 988 988 987
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F F F F
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: New
Thursday (Thursday 18 January 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 17:00 18:00 19:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Partly cloudy night Light rain Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light rain Heavy shower night Light shower night Light snow shower night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
0.9 ° 0.9 ° 0.5 ° 0.5 ° 0.7 ° -0.2 ° 0.9 ° 0.4 ° 1.0 ° 1.3 ° 1.7 ° 1.7 ° 1.5 ° 2.1 ° 1.9 ° 2.2 ° 1.6 ° 1.4 ° 0.6 ° 0.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 9 WSW 6 WSW 11 WSW 8 W 6 WSW 11 W 14 WSW 13 WSW 10 WSW 15 W 8 WNW 5 WSW 7 W 8 W 5 W 7 NW 8 W 6 W 8 SW 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E E E E P E E M E E E VG E G P G P E
Humidity Expand
95% 97% 97% 96% 97% 94% 96% 98% 97% 92% 93% 90% 87% 85% 85% 89% 91% 95% 96% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
987 987 987 987 987 987 987 988 988 989 989 990 990 990 991 991 992 992 993 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:48 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 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 Light shower night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 Fair Isle 4.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 10.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 0.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -5.0 °C
Highest rainfall Glenanne 20.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 6.5 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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