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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Airport

Thursday (Thursday 17 January 2019)
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
Partly cloudy night Heavy shower night Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Clear night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
2.5 ° 3.3 ° 4.0 ° 4.8 ° 4.3 ° 4.5 ° 3.7 ° 3.6 ° 2.5 ° 1.3 ° 1.5 ° 2.0 ° 0.7 ° 0.7 ° 0.6 ° 0.9 ° 0.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 29 47 N 26 38 N 23 37 N 19 32 N 16 30 NNW 16 N 14 33 N 14 29 NW 6 W 3 WNW 7 N 16 WSW 7 WSW 9 W 6 WSW 9 WSW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG G G G G VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 82% 69% 68% 73% 69% 81% 83% 81% 84% 85% 83% 88% 83% 88% 88% 90%
Pressure (hPa)
1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1013 1014 1014 1014 1014 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R S F
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Friday (Friday 18 January 2019)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00
Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
1.4 ° 1.3 ° 0.9 ° 1.8 ° 0.9 ° -0.1 ° 0.6 ° 0.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 9 SW 10 SW 10 SSW 7 S 7 SSE 7 S 7 S 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG E E E VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 86% 88% 83% 84% 86% 90% 90%
Pressure (hPa)
1015 1014 1014 1014 1014 1013 1013 1013
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:48 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Airport forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy 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 Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Mist 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 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 5.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle -1.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 2.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 7.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 0.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -5.5 °C
Highest rainfall Swyddffynnon 7.8 mm
Sunniest Wittering 7.3 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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