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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Shapinsay Sound

Sunday (Sunday 19 November 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 21:00 22:00 23:00
Heavy rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.3 ° 5.3 ° 4.9 ° 4.9 ° 5.1 ° 4.3 ° 4.2 ° 3.8 ° 3.2 ° 3.3 ° 4.5 ° 5.1 ° 6.9 ° 6.2 ° 5.6 ° 5.0 ° 3.4 ° 2.4 ° 2.8 ° 4.0 ° 4.0 ° 3.8 ° 3.7 ° 3.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 19 29 NW 19 32 NW 16 32 WNW 18 29 NW 17 WNW 11 WNW 9 WNW 11 WNW 9 W 9 W 9 WNW 8 WNW 9 WNW 9 W 7 NW 10 W 5 WNW 6 W 5 NW 2 NE 3 SW 3 SSE 2 SSE 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG E VG VG M VG E VG E E
Humidity Expand
86% 78% 84% 80% 79% 76% 82% 78% 78% 79% 75% 71% 64% 62% 70% 73% 82% 84% 85% 78% 80% 77% 79% 79%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1017 1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1018 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:12 Sunset: 15:41 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 20 November 2017)
00:00
Overcast
Temperature (°C)
3.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E
Humidity Expand
79%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Shapinsay Sound forecast >
Met Office 01:00, Mon
Updated: 02:00 on Mon 20 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Drizzle 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 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 Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light shower night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light snow 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff No data 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 5.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 4.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 13.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 1.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shap -4.8 °C
Highest rainfall Thomastown 5.8 mm

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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