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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Light rain
Temperature (°C)
0.5 ° 0.8 ° 1.0 ° 1.0 ° 2.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 8 WSW 11 W 6 WSW 11 SW 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E E VG
Humidity
78% 84% 82% 85% 92%
Pressure (hPa)
992 992 993 993 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 16:07 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 January 2019)
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 Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light rain Overcast Sunny intervals Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
1.8 ° 1.2 ° 0.7 ° 1.0 ° 1.5 ° 0.7 ° 0.8 ° 1.7 ° 1.3 ° 1.0 ° 1.5 ° 1.7 ° 1.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.5 ° 2.1 ° 1.3 ° 0.3 ° 0.3 ° 1.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 8 WSW 8 WSW 9 SW 13 W 11 ESE 7 S 10 SW 13 W 15 W 8 WSW 9 WSW 11 WSW 11 SW 11 WSW 11 W 6 W 8 N 0 WSW 9 W 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M E E E E E E VG E E E E E VG E E E E E E
Humidity
88% 89% 91% 92% 92% 95% 96% 92% 91% 93% 90% 91% 95% 95% 94% 92% 92% 90% 94% 94%
Pressure (hPa)
995 995 995 996 997 997 997 997 999 998 999 999 999 999 999 1000 1000 1000 1000 1001
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 R R
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:09 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Orkney: Loch of Hundland forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Mist 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Fog 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 Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 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 Baltasound 5.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 1.4 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 17.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 8.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 0.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch -6.3 °C
Highest rainfall Rhyl 17.2 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 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 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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