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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Kirkwall Airport

Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny intervals Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist Mist
Temperature (°C)
12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.7 ° 11.3 ° 11.2 ° 11.2 ° 11.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 15 SE 14 ESE 14 ESE 11 ESE 15 ESE 13 ESE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
96% 98% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 993 994 994 994 995 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: New
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 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
Light shower night Overcast Mist Overcast Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Mist
Temperature (°C)
11.8 ° 11.4 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.9 ° 12.4 ° 12.6 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 12.4 ° 12.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 14 ESE 10 E 11 E 11 E 10 E 13 E 9 E 8 E 8 E 6 NE 6 ENE 9 E 9 ENE 10 ENE 10 ENE 9 E 9 E 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 97% 95% 94% 93% 93% 96% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
996 996 997 997 998 998 999 999 1000 1001 1002 1002 1003 1004 1004 1005 1005 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:47 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Kirkwall Airport forecast >
Met Office 14:00, Sun
Updated 17:00 on Sun 22 Oct 2017 BST
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 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 Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light shower day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light shower day 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 Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Mist 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 6.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 16.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lentran 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 48.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 6.0 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)

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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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