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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Westray Airfield

Sunday (Sunday 19 November 2017)
18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
2.8 ° 4.0 ° 4.0 ° 3.8 ° 3.7 ° 3.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 5 NW 2 NE 3 SW 3 SSE 2 SSE 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M VG E VG E E
Humidity Expand
85% 78% 80% 77% 79% 79%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1018 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 20 November 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 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower night Light shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
3.6 ° 3.5 ° 4.0 ° 4.2 ° 4.3 ° 4.4 ° 4.7 ° 4.0 ° 4.2 ° 4.0 ° 5.2 ° 5.8 ° 5.9 ° 5.9 ° 5.3 ° 5.6 ° 4.5 ° 4.8 ° 4.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 5 E 6 E 7 E 8 E 8 E 9 E 9 E 13 ESE 10 E 6 E 10 ENE 11 ENE 11 ENE 11 ENE 9 ENE 11 ENE 8 ENE 9 ENE 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 E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
79% 87% 83% 80% 76% 74% 79% 77% 75% 82% 73% 70% 69% 68% 72% 78% 80% 80% 79%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1014 1014 1013 1012 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011 1010 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F S F F F R R F R
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 15:37 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office 17:00, Mon
Updated: 17:00 on Mon 20 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Fog 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Drizzle 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 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 Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Drizzle 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Mist 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Drizzle 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Drizzle 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 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 5.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 4.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 13.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 1.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shap -4.8 °C
Highest rainfall Thomastown 5.8 mm

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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