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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Shapinsay Sound

Wednesday (Wednesday 14 November 2018)
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
Light rain Light rain Overcast Light shower day Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
10.1 ° 10.2 ° 10.3 ° 10.3 ° 10.4 ° 10.4 ° 10.9 ° 11.6 ° 12.2 ° 12.6 ° 12.7 ° 11.4 ° 12.3 ° 12.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 17 S 17 S 17 S 17 S 17 S 16 S 13 S 11 SSW 14 SSW 13 S 15 S 11 S 19 29 S 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G M G G G VG VG E E G VG G
Humidity
97% 97% 97% 97% 98% 98% 97% 94% 93% 92% 89% 92% 89% 89%
Pressure (hPa)
1006 1005 1005 1005 1004 1004 1005 1005 1005 1005 1005 1006 1006 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: First quarter
Thursday (Thursday 15 November 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny day
Temperature (°C)
12.6 ° 11.7 ° 12.0 ° 11.4 ° 11.3 ° 11.5 ° 11.8 ° 11.2 ° 11.3 ° 10.9 ° 11.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 24 34 S 18 S 19 30 S 21 29 S 17 S 16 S 11 SSW 10 S 10 S 17 S 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G G G G G G G VG
Humidity
87% 90% 90% 92% 91% 89% 89% 94% 93% 94% 93%
Pressure (hPa)
1006 1007 1007 1007 1008 1009 1010 1010 1010 1010 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 15:48 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Shapinsay Sound forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 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 Mist 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Mist 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Drizzle 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Mist 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Mist 60.154 -1.143
London Mist 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 Light rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 10.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 7.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kinlochewe 16.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 10.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fyvie Castle 4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Eskdalemuir 34.0 mm
Sunniest Bude 6.7 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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