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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Airport

Friday (Friday 19 January 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
Heavy snow shower day Sleet shower Sleet shower Sleet shower Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy shower night Overcast Overcast Heavy snow shower night Light rain Overcast Heavy shower night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
0.8 ° 1.2 ° 0.6 ° 0.7 ° 1.6 ° 1.6 ° 1.7 ° 1.4 ° 0.7 ° 0.4 ° 0.5 ° 0.2 ° 0.5 ° -0.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 13 WSW 14 S 9 SSW 9 SSW 10 SW 14 SSW 11 WSW 6 WNW 6 WSW 5 SSW 9 SW 10 W 6 WSW 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G E G E E M E E P G E M E
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 100% 97% 95% 96% 96% 96% 98% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: New
Saturday (Saturday 20 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Clear night Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light rain Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Light rain Sunny day
Temperature (°C)
0.8 ° 0.7 ° -0.8 ° 0.3 ° 0.8 ° -1.0 ° 0.0 ° -0.9 ° -0.6 ° -1.1 ° -1.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 8 WSW 11 WSW 6 SW 10 WNW 8 WSW 5 SSW 9 SW 11 W 10 W 7 WSW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
98% 96% 92% 96% 92% 90% 96% 96% 96% 96% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
994 994 995 995 995 994 995 995 996 996 997
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R S R R R F R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Airport forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light shower day 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 Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Heavy rain 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Mist 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 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) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) -2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 8.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 8.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -6.8 °C
Highest rainfall Campbeltown Airport 14.8 mm
Sunniest Lyneham 6.6 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 Airport

Location
58.959, -2.894
Altitude
11.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Kirkwall Airport
0.4

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