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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Shapinsay Sound

Sunday (Sunday 22 July 2018)
16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Overcast Overcast Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
16.3 ° 15.7 ° 15.6 ° 14.1 ° 14.0 ° 13.8 ° 13.7 ° 13.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 21 30 W 19 W 14 W 15 W 14 W 11 WSW 6 WSW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E VG M VG E E E
Humidity
81% 83% 84% 94% 93% 94% 93% 95%
Pressure (hPa)
1010 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:36 Sunset: 21:58 Moon phase: First quarter
Monday (Monday 23 July 2018)
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
Overcast Drizzle Cloudy Mist Mist Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
Temperature (°C)
13.3 ° 13.3 ° 13.1 ° 13.0 ° 13.2 ° 13.5 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 ° 14.3 ° 15.9 ° 17.3 ° 17.4 ° 18.3 ° 17.8 ° 18.1 ° 18.2 ° 17.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 5 S 5 SSE 6 SSE 6 SE 5 SE 8 SE 8 SE 6 SE 7 SSW 6 SSW 10 W 10 W 15 W 15 W 14 W 16 W 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG P M P M P P G P VG E E E VG VG E VG
Humidity
97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 91% 84% 71% 70% 68% 68% 70%
Pressure (hPa)
1011 1011 1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1009 1009 1009 1010 1010 1010 1010 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R F F F F F F F F R F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:38 Sunset: 21:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Shapinsay Sound forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 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 Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 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) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 11.5 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 3.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 4.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Pershore 29.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 11.0 °C
Highest rainfall Killylane 10.8 mm
Sunniest St-Athan 13.5 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 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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