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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Papa Westray Youth Hostel

Wednesday (Wednesday 20 September 2017)
13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Overcast Drizzle Drizzle Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
14.9 ° 13.9 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 ° 13.2 ° 11.9 ° 11.5 ° 11.2 ° 10.9 ° 10.9 ° 11.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 11 S 10 S 8 WNW 3 W 9 WNW 9 NW 8 NNW 7 NNW 8 NNW 9 N 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG G M M P P M G G G
Humidity Expand
88% 90% 96% 97% 97% 98% 98% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1009 1009 1009 1009 1008 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F R R R R R F F
Sunrise: 06:50 Sunset: 19:18 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thursday (Thursday 21 September 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
Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Light shower night Overcast Mist Mist Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy rain Light rain Light shower day
Temperature (°C)
10.9 ° 10.6 ° 10.8 ° 10.9 ° 10.6 ° 10.3 ° 10.0 ° 9.8 ° 10.1 ° 10.4 ° 10.9 ° 10.7 ° 11.5 ° 11.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 9 N 8 N 9 NNW 7 NNW 7 NW 6 NW 8 NW 6 NW 5 W 5 NW 6 W 2 NNW 8 N 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G E M VG M G E E E G M VG G
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 98% 97% 97% 95% 97% 95% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1007 1007 1007 1007 1008 1008 1009 1008 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:15 Moon phase: New
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Met Office 12:00, Thu
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light shower day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light rain 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 intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Drizzle 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 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
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 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 Drizzle 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Drizzle 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 15.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.6 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 5.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 19.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Castlederg 12.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 3.0 °C
Highest rainfall Logan Botanic Garden 25.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 3.7 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

Papa Westray Youth Hostel

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

Kirkwall

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

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