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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Monday (Monday 15 January 2018)
23:00
Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
1.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 21 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M
Humidity Expand
97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
974
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F
Sunrise: 08:55 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 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 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Heavy snow Heavy shower night Light snow shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Light snow Heavy snow shower day Heavy snow Cloudy Heavy snow shower night Heavy shower night Light rain Cloudy Overcast Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
0.4 ° 1.0 ° 0.7 ° 0.3 ° 1.8 ° 1.8 ° 2.4 ° 1.3 ° 0.6 ° 1.3 ° 0.1 ° 1.4 ° 1.5 ° 0.5 ° 0.6 ° 0.0 ° 0.7 ° 0.5 ° 0.3 ° 0.1 ° 0.6 ° 0.3 ° 0.3 ° 0.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 19 31 WSW 31 44 W 14 37 WSW 9 29 SW 18 WSW 18 48 WSW 23 36 SW 24 37 SW 11 33 SW 24 36 W 14 36 WSW 10 24 WSW 30 41 WSW 22 38 SSW 13 29 W 26 39 SW 21 29 WSW 25 38 SW 28 36 SW 13 33 SW 21 SW 22 29 SW 19 32 SW 25 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M P E VG E VG E VG VG M VG VG M P P E M M VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
98% 97% 94% 91% 89% 81% 93% 97% 95% 97% 98% 87% 96% 93% 97% 97% 96% 93% 90% 90% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
975 974 974 974 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 972 973 973 973 973 974 974 974 975 975
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F F F F F F F R R R F F F F R F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:53 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Orkney: Loch of Hundland forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Heavy shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 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 Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Light snow shower night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light snow 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light snow shower night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Partly cloudy night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 3.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bournemouth Airport 12.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fylingdales 0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 44.8 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 3.6 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

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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