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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Monday (Monday 21 May 2018)
16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Drizzle Light shower day Overcast Overcast Light shower day Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
7.5 ° 7.4 ° 7.3 ° 7.2 ° 7.0 ° 7.0 ° 7.1 ° 7.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 21 NNW 21 29 NNW 22 N 22 29 NNW 21 N 19 N 17 N 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M VG VG VG E VG
Humidity
96% 96% 97% 95% 93% 95% 92% 91%
Pressure (hPa)
1020 1021 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1025
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:29 Sunset: 21:51 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 May 2018)
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
Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
7.3 ° 7.2 ° 7.1 ° 7.3 ° 7.4 ° 7.5 ° 7.5 ° 8.0 ° 8.9 ° 9.5 ° 10.0 ° 10.5 ° 10.1 ° 10.2 ° 11.0 ° 11.1 ° 10.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 14 N 15 N 14 N 16 N 14 N 18 NNE 17 N 17 NNE 16 NNE 16 NE 16 NE 17 NE 16 NE 17 NNE 16 NE 15 NE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG E E VG VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 90% 89% 88% 87% 84% 83% 83% 78% 74% 72% 65% 66% 67% 66% 65% 70%
Pressure (hPa)
1026 1026 1026 1026 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R F R R R R
Sunrise: 04:28 Sunset: 21:53 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Orkney: Loch of Hundland forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 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 Baltasound 10.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Pershore 24.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aultbea 7.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington 2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Banagher Caugh Hill 28.0 mm
Sunniest Sheffield Cdl 14.8 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

Orkney: Loch of Hundland

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

Kirkwall

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

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