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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Airport

Tuesday (Tuesday 12 December 2017)
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
Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
2.5 ° 2.3 ° 2.9 ° 3.3 ° 3.0 ° 4.0 ° 3.4 ° 2.1 ° 1.6 ° 2.9 ° 3.7 ° 3.8 ° 4.0 ° 3.9 ° 3.0 ° 3.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 5 SW 5 WSW 6 WSW 5 WSW 7 SSW 7 SW 10 S 9 S 10 S 13 S 15 S 15 S 15 SSW 19 S 15 SSW 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG E VG G G G
Humidity Expand
92% 91% 92% 90% 84% 81% 84% 87% 89% 92% 92% 88% 86% 89% 96% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
999 998 999 998 998 997 996 995 995 994 993 992 991 990 989 988
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:55 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Third quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Heavy shower night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C)
3.3 ° 3.9 ° 3.8 ° 3.3 ° 3.3 ° 3.8 ° 3.4 ° 3.1 ° 3.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 14 SW 15 WSW 18 34 WSW 13 38 W 13 SSW 16 SSW 16 S 14 S 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG E VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
94% 95% 88% 91% 93% 93% 94% 93% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
987 986 986 985 985 984 983 981 980
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Airport forecast >
Met Office 08:00, Wed
Updated: 08:00 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light shower night 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 Mist 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy shower night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Light rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light shower night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 3.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 10.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 0.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shawbury -13.0 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 23.2 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 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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