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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Birsay Bay

Sunday (Sunday 21 January 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
Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Heavy rain Sleet shower Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
0.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 ° 2.9 ° 3.2 ° 2.9 ° 1.4 ° 1.6 ° 1.9 ° 0.9 ° 2.7 ° 2.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 13 SSE 11 SSE 16 SSE 18 SSE 21 SSE 23 31 SSE 26 37 SSE 26 39 SSE 33 48 SSE 30 41 SSE 31 46 SSE 29 46 S 29 40 S 17 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG E E E E VG M M P M M M
Humidity Expand
86% 87% 84% 84% 85% 85% 82% 84% 96% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1009 1008 1006 1005 1004 1002 1001 999 998 997 995 994 993 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
3.6 ° 4.0 ° 4.3 ° 4.2 ° 4.3 ° 4.3 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 13 SSW 16 SSW 14 SW 15 SW 17 SSW 15 SSW 16 SW 16 SW 17 SW 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 97% 97% 97% 97% 98% 98% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 992 992 993 993 993 993 993 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:07 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Birsay Bay forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 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 Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 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 Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Mist 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 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 Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light shower day 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 Fair Isle 5.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 2.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 13.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales -0.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace -13.7 °C
Highest rainfall Gogerddan 46.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.8 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

Birsay Bay

Location
59.13, -3.317
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Birsay Bay
19.2

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