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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Papa Westray Youth Hostel

Wednesday (Wednesday 16 January 2019)
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Temperature (°C)
7.7 ° 7.4 ° 7.1 ° 6.4 ° 6.0 ° 5.3 ° 5.2 ° 5.3 ° 5.3 ° 4.4 ° 4.0 ° 4.2 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 4.4 ° 3.9 ° 3.0 ° 3.6 ° 2.1 ° 1.3 ° 2.3 ° 1.8 ° 2.2 ° 1.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 32 47 WSW 32 48 WSW 30 48 W 31 51 W 28 49 NW 17 41 NNW 21 29 NNW 13 NNW 9 W 6 W 7 WNW 6 N 0 NW 6 NW 6 N 17 N 26 34 N 28 37 NNW 29 41 NNW 33 44 N 25 41 NW 22 40 NNW 21 43 NNW 33 52
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG G E VG E G VG VG G G VG E VG G
Humidity
84% 81% 83% 79% 84% 86% 83% 83% 83% 90% 91% 93% 91% 91% 88% 89% 92% 85% 87% 87% 73% 65% 74% 83%
Pressure (hPa)
989 989 989 988 989 990 990 990 990 991 991 992 992 992 992 992 993 994 996 996 997 998 999 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:54 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 17 January 2019)
00:00
Overcast
Temperature (°C)
2.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 30 49
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG
Humidity
69%
Pressure (hPa)
1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R
Sunrise: 08:52 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: Papa Westray Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Heavy shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy shower night 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 Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 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 Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Clear night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy shower night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.6 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 15.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 11.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 1.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Stornoway 0.2 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 27.4 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 5.7 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)

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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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