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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Westray Airfield

Sunday (Sunday 11 November 2018)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower night Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
8.0 ° 8.6 ° 8.9 ° 9.0 ° 8.8 ° 8.8 ° 7.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 10 SSE 11 S 7 S 11 S 10 SSE 9 S 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG G VG G M VG
Humidity
91% 92% 92% 90% 91% 95% 92%
Pressure (hPa)
992 993 993 993 994 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 12 November 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
Clear night Clear night Cloudy Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
6.7 ° 5.8 ° 5.8 ° 5.3 ° 6.3 ° 7.6 ° 7.6 ° 7.8 ° 8.5 ° 9.2 ° 9.8 ° 10.1 ° 10.5 ° 10.6 ° 10.1 ° 9.3 ° 9.3 ° 9.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 10 S 10 S 10 S 10 S 10 S 13 S 11 S 10 S 13 S 14 S 15 S 16 S 17 SSE 15 SSE 17 SSE 15 S 14 S 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E VG E VG VG G G G VG G G G G G G G
Humidity
95% 95% 93% 94% 92% 93% 92% 93% 92% 91% 88% 87% 85% 85% 88% 92% 91% 90%
Pressure (hPa)
995 995 995 995 995 996 996 996 996 997 997 997 997 998 998 998 998 998
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: 07:57 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Partly cloudy 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 Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
York Light shower day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light shower night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 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 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 Fair Isle 11.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 9.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 6.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 14.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Wiggonholt 14.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lentran 4.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra SAWS -1.6 °C
Highest rainfall Manston 24.2 mm
Sunniest Yeovilton 7.3 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

Westray Airfield

Location
59.351, -2.947
Altitude
3 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from Westray Airfield
27.5

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