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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Dounby

Tuesday (Tuesday 19 September 2017)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
11.0 ° 8.8 ° 8.0 ° 7.7 ° 8.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 0 E 1 SSE 5 SSE 6 S 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E VG
Humidity Expand
77% 93% 95% 95% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1016 1016 1016 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:50 Sunset: 19:23 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 September 2017)
00:00 01:00 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Overcast Drizzle Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
8.5 ° 8.1 ° 8.7 ° 9.0 ° 10.4 ° 11.3 ° 11.6 ° 11.6 ° 12.0 ° 12.4 ° 13.2 ° 13.6 ° 13.5 ° 14.9 ° 13.9 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 ° 13.2 ° 11.9 ° 11.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 9 S 10 S 9 SSE 9 SSE 8 SSE 11 S 14 SE 11 SSE 14 SSE 16 SSE 14 SSE 13 SSE 10 SSE 11 S 10 S 8 WNW 3 W 9 WNW 9 NW 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG G M M P P
Humidity Expand
98% 97% 96% 96% 96% 94% 96% 94% 89% 91% 88% 90% 96% 97% 97% 98% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1014 1013 1013 1012 1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1009 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 06:52 Sunset: 19:20 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Dounby forecast >
Met Office 17:00, Wed
Updated 18:00 on Wed 20 Sep 2017 BST
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Drizzle 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 Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy shower day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 Kirkwall 15.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 0.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Mumbles Head 18.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 -0.8 °C
Highest rainfall Cromer 10.6 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 10.8 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

Dounby

Location
59.068, -3.226
Altitude
19.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Dounby
14.0

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