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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Papa Westray Airfield

Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
11.8 ° 12.1 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 15 SSE 18 SSE 17 SSE 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG
Humidity Expand
95% 93% 93% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F F R
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 19:12 Moon phase: New
Saturday (Saturday 23 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 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
Temperature (°C)
11.5 ° 11.9 ° 11.5 ° 11.6 ° 12.0 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 12.1 ° 12.9 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 ° 14.8 ° 14.8 ° 15.0 ° 15.2 ° 14.8 ° 14.1 ° 13.4 ° 13.1 ° 13.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 17 S 15 SSE 14 SSE 14 SSE 14 SSE 15 SSE 17 SSE 16 SSE 15 SSE 19 29 SSE 21 31 SSE 22 30 SSE 22 36 SE 24 33 SSE 25 33 SSE 23 33 SE 23 34 SSE 25 34 SSE 22 33 SSE 21 32 SSE 19 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G G G G G G G G G VG G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
91% 93% 95% 96% 96% 98% 98% 98% 97% 96% 93% 92% 86% 88% 88% 84% 88% 88% 92% 94% 92%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1014 1014 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R F F F F F F R R R R S S F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 19:09 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Papa Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office 18:00, Sat
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 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 Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) No data 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 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 Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 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 Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend-Broadness 19.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 10.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra SAWS -1.2 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 20.0 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 11.4 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)

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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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