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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Thursday (Thursday 17 January 2019)
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
Heavy shower night Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Clear night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
3.3 ° 4.0 ° 4.8 ° 4.3 ° 4.5 ° 3.7 ° 3.6 ° 2.5 ° 1.3 ° 1.5 ° 2.0 ° 0.7 ° 0.7 ° 0.6 ° 0.9 ° 0.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 26 38 N 23 37 N 19 32 N 16 30 NNW 16 N 14 33 N 14 29 NW 6 W 3 WNW 7 N 16 WSW 7 WSW 9 W 6 WSW 9 WSW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG G G G G VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 69% 68% 73% 69% 81% 83% 81% 84% 85% 83% 88% 83% 88% 88% 90%
Pressure (hPa)
1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1013 1014 1014 1014 1014 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R S F
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Friday (Friday 18 January 2019)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00
Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
1.4 ° 1.3 ° 0.9 ° 1.8 ° 0.9 ° -0.1 ° 0.6 ° 0.5 ° 1.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 9 SW 10 SW 10 SSW 7 S 7 SSE 7 S 7 S 7 S 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG E E E VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 86% 88% 83% 84% 86% 90% 90% 86%
Pressure (hPa)
1015 1014 1014 1014 1014 1013 1013 1013 1013
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:48 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 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 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 Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle -1.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 2.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 7.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 0.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -5.5 °C
Highest rainfall Swyddffynnon 7.8 mm
Sunniest Wittering 7.3 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

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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