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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Wednesday (Wednesday 18 July 2018)
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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
11.6 ° 12.1 ° 13.1 ° 14.2 ° 14.7 ° 16.0 ° 16.8 ° 16.3 ° 16.7 ° 16.6 ° 15.9 ° 15.6 ° 15.2 ° 14.7 ° 14.2 ° 13.3 ° 10.8 ° 10.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 8 SSW 6 WSW 8 WSW 10 WSW 11 WSW 14 WSW 11 W 15 W 14 W 13 W 11 W 11 WSW 14 WSW 13 W 8 W 6 SW 6 SSW 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG E E VG VG E G E E VG E E E E E E E
Humidity
97% 97% 90% 84% 75% 71% 70% 60% 60% 61% 62% 62% 65% 71% 73% 78% 89% 93%
Pressure (hPa)
1014 1015 1015 1015 1015 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1019 1019 1019 1019
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:29 Sunset: 22:08 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 19 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
10.9 ° 11.1 ° 11.6 ° 12.2 ° 12.4 ° 12.7 ° 13.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 10 S 10 S 9 SSE 8 S 8 S 7 S 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E E E E VG
Humidity
94% 90% 89% 86% 91% 92% 92%
Pressure (hPa)
1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1018 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R F F F F
Sunrise: 04:31 Sunset: 22:06 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Orkney: Loch of Hundland forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Heavy shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Mist 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 Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Mist 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Mist 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) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 15.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 2.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kew Gardens 26.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 15.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Ravensworth 4.4 °C
Highest rainfall Porthmadog 5.6 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 9.5 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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