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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Airport

Wednesday (Wednesday 22 November 2017)
20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
5.3 ° 4.9 ° 5.1 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 17 NE 19 33 NNE 23 33 NE 19 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
91% 90% 87% 79%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
981 980 979 979
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F
Sunrise: 08:19 Sunset: 15:36 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 23 November 2017)
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 20:00
Light shower night Light shower night Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
5.2 ° 4.2 ° 3.5 ° 3.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.6 ° 4.0 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 3.7 ° 4.1 ° 3.1 ° 3.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 3.2 ° 3.0 ° 2.7 ° 3.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 22 30 NE 22 31 NE 19 32 NE 22 30 NNE 23 31 NNE 22 31 NNE 19 32 NNE 13 29 NNE 14 N 16 WNW 9 NW 9 WNW 11 29 NW 16 29 WSW 7 29 WNW 7 WSW 13 W 11 W 13 W 11 W 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G M VG VG E VG VG VG VG E E E E E VG VG E E
Humidity Expand
74% 85% 89% 89% 87% 78% 69% 69% 78% 74% 70% 78% 85% 88% 96% 88% 94% 79% 77% 77% 68%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
979 979 978 978 978 978 978 979 979 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990
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
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Airport forecast >
Met Office 19:00, Thu
Updated: 19:00 on Thu 23 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Partly cloudy night 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 Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 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) Heavy shower night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 2.5 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 15.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 16.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 2.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 83.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 6.2 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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