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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Shapinsay Sound

Sunday (Sunday 20 May 2018)
20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
13.8 ° 12.9 ° 11.6 ° 11.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 3 ENE 1 NE 3 N 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG
Humidity
81% 85% 90% 92%
Pressure (hPa)
1015 1016 1016 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R
Sunrise: 04:31 Sunset: 21:46 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 21 May 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 17:00 18:00 19:00
Overcast Drizzle Overcast Light shower night Drizzle Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Light rain Heavy shower day Light rain Overcast Overcast Drizzle Light shower day Overcast
Temperature (°C)
11.3 ° 11.0 ° 10.2 ° 9.8 ° 9.3 ° 9.1 ° 9.1 ° 9.3 ° 9.1 ° 9.0 ° 9.1 ° 9.3 ° 9.0 ° 8.8 ° 8.0 ° 7.8 ° 7.5 ° 7.4 ° 7.3 ° 7.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 2 N 5 NNW 7 N 8 N 8 N 7 NNE 7 N 7 N 8 N 10 N 13 N 15 N 15 N 19 N 21 29 N 18 N 21 NNW 21 29 NNW 22 N 22 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG M M M P M M P M M M P M P M G G M M VG
Humidity
96% 97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 97% 96% 96% 97% 95%
Pressure (hPa)
1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1019 1019 1020 1020 1021 1021 1022
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:29 Sunset: 21:48 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Shapinsay Sound forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light shower day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Drizzle 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Mist 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 16.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.9 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 2.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Sheffield Cdl 24.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 10.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Sennybridge 1.9 °C
Highest rainfall Thomastown 12.4 mm
Sunniest Waddington 14.0 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

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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