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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Papa Westray Youth Hostel

Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
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
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy rain Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
2.6 ° 2.3 ° 1.8 ° 3.1 ° 2.2 ° 3.4 ° 1.2 ° 1.0 ° 0.8 ° 0.7 ° 1.1 ° 1.8 ° 2.0 ° 1.5 ° 2.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 14 NW 13 NNW 9 29 N 7 W 13 NNW 6 W 7 WSW 8 WSW 7 W 7 WSW 7 WSW 8 SW 10 SSW 10 SSW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E VG E G VG E VG E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
86% 90% 94% 92% 88% 92% 91% 95% 92% 90% 88% 92% 93% 91% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1013 1013 1014 1014 1014 1015 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:11 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
1.6 ° 1.7 ° 2.4 ° 3.5 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 ° 5.2 ° 5.6 ° 6.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 11 S 11 S 10 S 15 S 16 S 17 S 19 S 19 S 19 29 S 22 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E VG G G G M M
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 97% 89% 92% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1014 1013 1011 1010 1008 1006 1005 1004
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:11 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Papa Westray Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office 09:00, Sun
Tiree Mist 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light shower day 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 Mist 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Mist 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Mist 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy shower night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Drizzle 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 Mist 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy shower day 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy rain 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 4.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum -0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Altnahinch Filters 9.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 6.2 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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