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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Birsay Bay

Friday (Friday 16 November 2018)
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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Mist Mist Mist Fog Fog Fog Overcast
Temperature (°C)
8.8 ° 7.9 ° 8.1 ° 8.0 ° 6.7 ° 6.4 ° 5.7 ° 6.1 ° 8.9 ° 9.1 ° 9.6 ° 9.5 ° 10.3 ° 10.4 ° 9.3 ° 7.2 ° 8.6 ° 9.6 ° 9.7 ° 9.5 ° 9.5 ° 9.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 15 S 13 S 9 SSW 9 SSW 9 SSW 8 S 10 S 11 S 8 S 8 SSW 8 S 9 S 10 S 11 S 11 SW 2 SSE 10 SSE 15 SE 14 SSE 15 SSE 19 SSE 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG G M M M VP VP VP P
Humidity
90% 91% 91% 91% 91% 89% 91% 93% 86% 87% 82% 85% 86% 88% 94% 94% 100% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa)
1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1022 1023 1023 1024 1024 1024 1024 1025 1026 1026 1026 1027 1028 1028 1028
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:07 Sunset: 15:48 Moon phase: First quarter
Saturday (Saturday 17 November 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00
Mist Mist Mist
Temperature (°C)
9.9 ° 10.4 ° 10.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 22 29 SSE 19 29 SE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M
Humidity
98% 97%
Pressure (hPa)
1029 1029 1030
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 15:46 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Birsay Bay forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 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 Mist 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 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 Clear night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Mist 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Fog 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 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 Clear night 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 Baltasound 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 5.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 4.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden No 2 15.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lentran 8.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -1.5 °C
Highest rainfall Threave 2.8 mm
Sunniest Altnaharra SAWS 5.6 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 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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