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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Papa Westray Airfield

Wednesday (Wednesday 20 March 2019)
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
Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
9.3 ° 10.7 ° 10.4 ° 10.1 ° 9.4 ° 9.8 ° 10.6 ° 11.3 ° 11.5 ° 11.4 ° 10.0 ° 9.7 ° 9.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 15 SSW 16 SW 18 S 19 S 17 S 21 29 S 22 31 SSW 21 31 SSW 24 33 SW 21 32 SW 18 30 SW 19 SW 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG E E VG VG G P P
Humidity
76% 69% 66% 78% 83% 84% 83% 83% 82% 83% 90% 95% 98%
Pressure (hPa)
1021 1021 1020 1019 1017 1015 1014 1014 1014 1014 1015 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R F F F F F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 06:15 Sunset: 18:25 Moon phase: Full
Thursday (Thursday 21 March 2019)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00
Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Light rain Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C)
9.3 ° 9.0 ° 9.5 ° 8.2 ° 7.6 ° 6.8 ° 6.8 ° 6.4 ° 6.5 ° 8.1 ° 9.1 ° 9.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 16 SW 11 SW 17 W 16 WNW 14 W 9 WNW 8 WNW 9 W 8 W 9 WNW 7 W 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
P P M M M G G M G G G G
Humidity
98% 97% 96% 97% 94% 94% 79% 73% 66%
Pressure (hPa)
1016 1016 1016 1017 1018 1019 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:12 Sunset: 18:28 Moon phase: Full
– = No Data Issued at: Papa Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Overcast 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Drizzle 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Drizzle 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 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 11.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 11.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Sheffield Cdl 19.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature St. Bees Head 7.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace 4.1 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 11.2 mm
Sunniest Shawbury 10.3 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 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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