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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Westray Airfield

Sunday (Sunday 10 December 2017)
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
Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower night Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
Temperature (°C)
2.0 ° 1.3 ° 2.0 ° 2.2 ° 1.9 ° 1.8 ° 1.5 ° 1.8 ° 2.0 ° 2.8 ° 2.1 ° 3.4 ° 2.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 8 WSW 9 W 9 W 9 W 7 W 6 WSW 8 W 8 S 5 NE 2 WNW 3 NNE 10 NNW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG E E VG M G E E E VG
Humidity Expand
92% 96% 94% 96% 91% 94% 95% 95% 96% 96% 93% 89% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
980 979 979 978 978 978 978 978 979 979 980 980 981
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:56 Sunset: 15:12 Moon phase: Third quarter
Monday (Monday 11 December 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
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day
Temperature (°C)
1.4 ° 0.3 ° 1.0 ° 2.9 ° 2.0 ° 1.9 ° 2.0 ° 3.5 ° 3.0 ° 4.0 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 3 WSW 8 WSW 6 N 10 ENE 5 W 6 WNW 3 N 18 NNW 13 N 19 NNE 15 NNE 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E E E VG
Humidity Expand
91% 95% 97% 94% 91% 94% 97% 94% 91% 83% 83% 81%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
981 982 983 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:12 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office 11:00, Mon
Updated: 12:00 on Mon 11 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Mist 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 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 Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Light rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall -1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 10.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar No2 -6.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -12.4 °C
Highest rainfall Liscombe 47.2 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 5.4 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
3.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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