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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
1.1 ° 1.8 ° 2.0 ° 1.5 ° 2.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7 WSW 8 SW 10 SSW 10 SSW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E
Humidity Expand
88% 92% 93% 91% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1017 1017 1017 1016 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Sunday (Sunday 17 December 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Drizzle Heavy rain Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
1.6 ° 1.7 ° 2.4 ° 3.5 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 ° 5.2 ° 5.6 ° 6.0 ° 6.0 ° 6.4 ° 7.9 ° 7.0 ° 6.6 ° 6.4 ° 6.3 ° 5.4 ° 5.1 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 11 S 11 S 10 S 15 S 16 S 17 S 19 S 19 S 19 29 S 22 31 SSW 23 33 SW 24 33 W 16 31 WNW 17 37 WNW 21 36 WNW 19 36 WNW 19 38 WNW 17 33 W 17 40 WNW 17 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E VG G G G M M M P P G G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 97% 89% 92% 98% 100% 100% 91% 79% 77% 77% 87% 89% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1014 1013 1011 1010 1008 1006 1005 1004 1003 1002 1003 1004 1006 1007 1009 1010 1011 1012
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Orkney: Loch of Hundland forecast >
Met Office 18:00, Sun
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 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 Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Drizzle 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 Fair Isle 4.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum -0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Altnahinch Filters 9.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 6.2 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

Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Location
59.113, -3.228
Altitude
28.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Orkney: Loch of Hundland
16.0

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