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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Papa Westray Airfield

Sunday (Sunday 10 December 2017)
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
Partly cloudy night Clear night Heavy shower night Light rain Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower night Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
Temperature (°C)
1.3 ° 0.0 ° 1.8 ° 1.3 ° 1.8 ° 2.0 ° 1.3 ° 2.0 ° 2.2 ° 1.9 ° 1.8 ° 1.5 ° 1.8 ° 2.0 ° 2.8 ° 2.1 ° 3.4 ° 2.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 13 W 9 NW 13 W 8 W 8 W 8 WSW 9 W 9 W 9 W 7 W 6 WSW 8 W 8 S 5 NE 2 WNW 3 NNE 10 NNW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E M VG VG VG VG G VG E E VG M G E E E VG
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 90% 89% 90% 92% 96% 94% 96% 91% 94% 95% 95% 96% 96% 93% 89% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
985 984 983 982 981 980 979 979 978 978 978 978 978 979 979 980 980 981
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:56 Sunset: 15:12 Moon phase: Third quarter
Monday (Monday 11 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
1.4 ° 0.3 ° 1.0 ° 2.9 ° 2.0 ° 1.9 ° 2.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 3 WSW 8 WSW 6 N 10 ENE 5 W 6 WNW 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
91% 95% 97% 94% 91% 94% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
981 982 983 983 984 985 986
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:12 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Papa Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office 06:00, Mon
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Mist 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear 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 Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Fog 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Clear night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall -1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 10.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar No2 -6.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -12.4 °C
Highest rainfall Liscombe 47.2 mm
Sunniest Kinloss 5.4 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 Airfield

Location
59.353, -2.899
Altitude
23.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Papa Westray Airfield
27.6

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