This website uses cookies. Read about how we use cookies.

Close window

Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Westray Airfield

Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
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 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
4.0 ° 4.3 ° 4.2 ° 4.3 ° 4.3 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 4.4 ° 4.6 ° 5.5 ° 6.0 ° 6.5 ° 6.6 ° 6.7 ° 6.8 ° 7.0 ° 6.9 ° 6.5 ° 6.6 ° 5.9 ° 6.6 °
Show detail Show detail
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 16 SSW 14 SW 15 SW 17 SSW 15 SSW 16 SW 16 SW 17 SW 16 SW 19 SW 23 30 WSW 24 34 WSW 24 33 WSW 25 37 WSW 28 41 WSW 29 41 WSW 25 45 W 28 40 W 28 38 SW 19 38 SW 19 SW 17 SSW 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G G G G G M P M M G M M G G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 97% 97% 97% 97% 98% 98% 98% 100% 100% 98% 97% 90% 87% 91% 93% 95% 83%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 992 993 993 993 993 993 994 994 995 995 995 996 997 997 998 999 1000 1000 1001 1002 1002 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
00:00 01:00
Light shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.9 ° 6.1 °
Show detail Show detail
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 15 S 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G
Humidity Expand
91% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Drizzle 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 Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Drizzle 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Partly cloudy night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

  • Regional
  • UK
  • More info

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 4.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -3.0 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 35.2 mm
Sunniest Waddington 3.8 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.

Issued at:

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

Follow us on

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, or LinkedIn Facebook Follow @metoffice on Twitter YouTube Instagram Snapchat LinkedIn