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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Papa Westray Youth Hostel

Sunday (Sunday 15 July 2018)
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
Heavy shower night Light shower day Light rain Overcast Mist Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower day Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
15.7 ° 15.4 ° 15.5 ° 14.4 ° 15.0 ° 16.9 ° 17.2 ° 19.0 ° 21.0 ° 20.4 ° 20.7 ° 19.5 ° 16.8 ° 17.0 ° 16.7 ° 17.0 ° 17.2 ° 16.9 ° 16.6 ° 15.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 11 SSW 9 S 8 S 11 S 10 S 10 S 9 SSW 5 SSW 3 SSE 6 SSE 6 SSE 9 S 10 SSE 10 S 10 SSE 10 SSE 7 SSE 6 SSE 6 SSE 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G M G VG VG VG VG E E VG G G G G E VG VG M
Humidity
98% 98% 97% 96% 91% 88% 80% 81% 78% 82% 93% 94% 96% 97% 96% 96% 96% 96%
Pressure (hPa)
1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1010 1010 1010 1010 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F R R R R R R R F R F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 04:20 Sunset: 22:14 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 16 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00
Overcast Mist Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
15.4 ° 15.3 ° 15.4 ° 15.0 ° 15.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 7 SSE 7 S 10 S 11 SSW 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M G M M
Humidity
94% 94% 94% 96% 96%
Pressure (hPa)
1010 1009 1009 1009 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F
Sunrise: 04:22 Sunset: 22:12 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Papa Westray Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light shower night 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 Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Drizzle 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Drizzle 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Fog 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 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 Kirkwall 21.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 18.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 7.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Santon Downham 30.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Redesdale Camp 7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Thomastown 23.0 mm
Sunniest Bournemouth Airport 15.1 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)

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Location details

Papa Westray Youth Hostel

Location
59.346, -2.89
Altitude
7 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from Papa Westray Youth Hostel
27.1

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