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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Birsay Bay

Monday (Monday 18 March 2019)
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
Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
1.7 ° 4.3 ° 6.4 ° 6.8 ° 7.7 ° 8.1 ° 8.4 ° 8.9 ° 7.9 ° 7.5 ° 6.9 ° 5.5 ° 4.7 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.9 ° 4.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 0 ESE 2 SSE 1 S 7 SSE 7 S 9 SSE 11 SSE 13 S 13 S 13 SSE 13 SSE 11 S 13 S 10 S 10 S 11 S 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG G G
Humidity
76% 72% 58% 58% 62% 66% 65% 59% 66% 69% 75% 83% 85% 89% 85% 87% 93%
Pressure (hPa)
1012 1013 1013 1014 1015 1015 1016 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R F
Sunrise: 06:22 Sunset: 18:22 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 March 2019)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.1 ° 5.5 ° 5.1 ° 5.8 ° 5.4 ° 5.9 ° 6.5 ° 6.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 9 SSW 13 SSW 9 SSW 8 S 10 S 10 SSW 13 SSW 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG E E E E E
Humidity
95% 92% 93% 94% 94% 93% 91% 92%
Pressure (hPa)
1018 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:19 Sunset: 18:24 Moon phase: Full
– = No Data Issued at: Birsay Bay forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Mist 50.822 -0.136
Dover Partly cloudy night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Fog 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Mist 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Mist 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Drizzle 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Mist 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Fog 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 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 Mist 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 Kirkwall 9.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.7 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 0.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Murlough 13.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 6.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch -4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Altnahinch Filters 9.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.6 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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