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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Thursday (Thursday 16 November 2017)
22:00 23:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
6.4 ° 6.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 22 38 W 29 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG
Humidity Expand
72% 76%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 08:07 Sunset: 15:47 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Friday (Friday 17 November 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 20:00 21:00 22:00
Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
6.6 ° 7.1 ° 6.4 ° 7.0 ° 6.5 ° 7.0 ° 6.4 ° 6.9 ° 6.3 ° 6.7 ° 6.2 ° 6.7 ° 6.3 ° 5.6 ° 7.0 ° 5.5 ° 5.1 ° 5.4 ° 6.0 ° 5.4 ° 5.2 ° 5.7 ° 4.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 26 45 WSW 29 48 W 28 56 W 31 46 W 30 49 W 29 48 W 34 56 W 26 43 W 25 51 W 23 48 W 26 47 W 29 53 W 26 46 W 30 41 W 23 43 W 21 44 W 15 43 W 17 33 W 23 43 W 19 39 W 19 32 W 21 34 WNW 26 43
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G VG M VG P VG P VG G M G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
87% 84% 93% 82% 86% 83% 88% 87% 86% 91% 91% 85% 89% 89% 90% 92% 96% 93% 82% 84% 81% 71% 73%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1014 1014 1014 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1012 1012 1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1009 1008 1008 1008
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 F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 15:45 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Orkney: Loch of Hundland forecast >
Met Office 22:00, Fri
Tiree Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light shower night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff No data 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bournemouth Airport 15.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 4.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 1.7 °C
Highest rainfall Kinlochewe 32.0 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 6.7 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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