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Kirkwall

Thursday (Thursday 21 September 2017)
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 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
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Temperature (°C)
10.6 ° 10.8 ° 10.9 ° 10.6 ° 10.3 ° 10.0 ° 9.8 ° 10.1 ° 10.4 ° 10.9 ° 10.7 ° 11.5 ° 11.3 ° 11.3 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 10.3 ° 10.7 ° 10.8 ° 10.3 ° 9.3 ° 8.7 ° 7.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 8 N 9 NNW 7 NNW 7 NW 6 NW 8 NW 6 NW 5 W 5 NW 6 W 2 NNW 8 N 8 N 9 NNW 7 NNW 7 NW 10 N 3 N 0 WSW 5 W 6 WSW 6 WSW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G E M VG M G E E E G M VG G G VG E M VG VG VG VG VG E
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 98% 97% 97% 95% 97% 95% 94% 94% 90% 86% 93% 95% 96% 97% 97% 96% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1008 1008 1008 1008 1007 1007 1007 1007 1008 1008 1009 1008 1009 1009 1009 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:15 Moon phase: New
Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
00:00 01:00
Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
7.9 ° 8.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 5 SW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E
Humidity Expand
97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1012 1013
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 19:12 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall forecast >
Met Office 01:00, Fri
Updated 02:00 on Fri 22 Sep 2017 BST
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Mist 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Mist 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Fog 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) No data 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Clear night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Mist 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 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 Baltasound 12.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 14.6 mm
Sunniest Fair Isle 0.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Shoeburyness 20.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kinloss 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Castlederg 4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Whitechurch 24.2 mm
Sunniest Belfast International Airport 9.6 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

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level

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