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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Airport

Monday (Monday 18 March 2019)
18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
5.5 ° 4.7 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.9 ° 4.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 11 S 13 S 10 S 10 S 11 S 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG VG VG G G
Humidity
83% 85% 89% 85% 87% 93%
Pressure (hPa)
1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R F
Sunrise: 06:20 Sunset: 18:20 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 March 2019)
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
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.1 ° 5.5 ° 5.1 ° 5.8 ° 5.4 ° 5.9 ° 6.5 ° 6.7 ° 7.2 ° 7.0 ° 7.9 ° 7.7 ° 8.3 ° 8.9 ° 9.6 ° 10.8 ° 10.0 ° 9.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 9 SSW 13 SSW 9 SSW 8 S 10 S 10 SSW 13 SSW 10 SSW 13 SSW 14 S 16 SSW 17 S 21 S 22 29 SSW 17 SW 10 WSW 21 40 WSW 29 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG E E E E E VG M G VG VG VG VG E VG G
Humidity
95% 92% 93% 94% 94% 93% 91% 92% 88% 95% 96% 96% 94% 89% 88% 85% 86% 90%
Pressure (hPa)
1018 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1015 1015 1014 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R
Sunrise: 06:18 Sunset: 18:23 Moon phase: Full
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Airport forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Overcast 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke No data 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Drizzle 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 Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 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 9.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.7 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 0.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Murlough 13.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 6.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch -4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Altnahinch Filters 9.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.6 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 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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