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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Birsay Bay

Tuesday (Tuesday 25 September 2018)
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
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Overcast Drizzle Light rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
10.2 ° 10.5 ° 10.0 ° 9.7 ° 9.6 ° 10.5 ° 11.5 ° 12.4 ° 12.0 ° 10.5 ° 11.5 ° 11.6 ° 11.7 ° 11.5 ° 11.1 ° 11.7 ° 12.3 ° 12.3 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 19 SW 18 SW 19 SSW 17 SSW 16 SSW 17 S 21 SSW 22 32 SSW 23 31 S 22 38 S 25 37 S 28 40 S 24 40 S 23 34 SSW 22 34 SSW 18 30 SSW 17 SSW 22 32 SW 22 30 SSW 18 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG E VG E VG VG VG E E VG VG VG M E E M P M
Humidity
92% 87% 87% 86% 82% 80% 78% 74% 68% 82% 69% 71% 77% 82% 94% 90% 90% 94% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa)
1028 1028 1027 1027 1026 1025 1025 1024 1022 1021 1019 1017 1016 1015 1014 1012 1012 1012 1012 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 19:05 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00
Overcast Light shower night Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
13.0 ° 13.9 ° 13.7 ° 13.7 ° 13.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 19 WSW 18 SW 17 29 WSW 32 45 WSW 32 46
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E G G M G
Humidity
97% 94% 94% 94% 93%
Pressure (hPa)
1010 1010 1010 1009 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:06 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: Full
– = No Data Issued at: Birsay Bay forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Mist 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy 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 Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Pembroke Clear night 51.673 -4.908
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Clear night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Drizzle 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy shower night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 13.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 8.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kew Gardens 18.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 11.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 17.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 11.4 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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