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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Westray Airfield

Friday (Friday 21 September 2018)
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 Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
9.5 ° 9.4 ° 9.5 ° 9.8 ° 10.0 ° 9.8 ° 10.4 ° 10.3 ° 10.8 ° 9.7 ° 9.8 ° 9.1 ° 9.0 ° 9.2 ° 8.3 ° 8.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 24 32 NNW 28 36 N 26 34 NNW 23 34 NNW 22 37 NW 22 32 NW 25 38 NW 23 38 NW 25 37 WNW 19 39 WNW 21 34 W 19 31 W 21 30 W 21 43 W 25 40 W 24 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG E E VG VG VG VG VG E E VG VG E
Humidity
82% 75% 73% 70% 65% 71% 64% 70% 62% 70% 67% 75% 78% 84% 83% 77%
Pressure (hPa)
990 990 991 991 992 993 994 995 997 997 998 998 999 999 999 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:16 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Saturday (Saturday 22 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower night Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower day
Temperature (°C)
8.3 ° 8.3 ° 7.5 ° 8.3 ° 8.6 ° 8.6 ° 9.5 ° 9.3 ° 9.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 18 41 W 21 30 W 15 W 19 29 W 23 44 W 23 37 W 21 37 WNW 21 33 WNW 19 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E VG VG G P VG G M
Humidity
83% 78% 85% 79% 78% 95% 91% 89% 93%
Pressure (hPa)
999 1000 1000 1000 1000 999 999 1000 1002
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R F F F R R
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 19:13 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 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 Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) No data 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower day 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 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 Kirkwall 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.2 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bournemouth Airport 18.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 2.9 °C
Highest rainfall Shap 38.2 mm
Sunniest Brize Norton 9.8 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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