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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Shapinsay Sound

Tuesday (Tuesday 12 December 2017)
20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Light shower night Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
4.0 ° 3.9 ° 3.0 ° 3.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 15 SSW 19 S 15 SSW 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G
Humidity Expand
86% 89% 96% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
991 990 989 988
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F
Sunrise: 08:56 Sunset: 15:14 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 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Heavy shower night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Overcast Heavy shower night Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
3.3 ° 3.9 ° 3.8 ° 3.3 ° 3.3 ° 3.8 ° 3.4 ° 3.1 ° 3.9 ° 3.3 ° 3.7 ° 3.6 ° 3.3 ° 3.6 ° 2.6 ° 3.6 ° 1.6 ° 1.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.7 ° 2.4 °
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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 S 16 SSW 21 29 SW 19 WSW 21 37 WSW 17 31 WSW 16 37 W 17 36 W 14 31 W 5 SW 14 WSW 15 W 13
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 G E E E P E VG VG VG VG VG E
Humidity Expand
94% 95% 88% 91% 93% 93% 94% 93% 91% 94% 93% 94% 93% 92% 95% 91% 97% 95% 96% 89% 86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
987 986 986 985 985 984 983 981 980 979 978 978 977 976 976 976 976 976 976 976 976
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R F F F
Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Shapinsay Sound forecast >
Met Office 18:00, Wed
Updated: 19:00 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 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 Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light snow 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light shower night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy 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)

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Location details

Shapinsay Sound

Location
59.004, -2.831
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Shapinsay Sound
4.3

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