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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Shapinsay Sound

Monday (Monday 25 September 2017)
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
Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist
Temperature (°C)
13.6 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 ° 13.9 ° 13.9 ° 13.7 ° 13.5 ° 13.5 ° 13.6 ° 13.5 ° 13.5 ° 13.4 ° 13.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 17 SE 17 SE 15 SE 16 SE 17 SE 16 SE 16 SE 16 SSE 15 SSE 17 SSE 16 SE 16 SE 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G G M M M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
98% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1023 1023 1023 1023 1022 1023 1022 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F F F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 19:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 September 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
Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist Mist Mist
Temperature (°C)
13.4 ° 13.3 ° 13.4 ° 13.5 ° 13.4 ° 13.2 ° 12.9 ° 12.9 ° 13.1 ° 13.2 ° 13.6 ° 13.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 16 SSE 17 SSE 17 SSE 17 SSE 17 SSE 17 SSE 18 SSE 17 SSE 18 SSE 19 SSE 17 SSE 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M P P P M M M
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 98% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1024 1024 1024 1024 1024 1024
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 19:00 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Shapinsay Sound forecast >
Met Office 11:00, Tue
Updated 11:00 on Tue 26 Sep 2017 BST
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Mist 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Mist 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 Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) No data 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Mist 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Mist 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Fog 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny day 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 14.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 13.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 2.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Mumbles Head 20.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar No2 12.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Northamptonmoulton Park 26.2 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 10.2 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

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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