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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Papa Westray Airfield

Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Cloudy Mist Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
13.1 ° 12.8 ° 12.2 ° 11.8 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 12.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 6 S 6 SE 6 SE 7 SE 6 ESE 10 SE 10 ESE 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M M M VG VG P
Humidity Expand
94% 96% 100% 100% 100% 97% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R F F F
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: New
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 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
Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Light shower night Heavy shower day Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light rain Drizzle Light rain Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 ° 11.3 ° 11.4 ° 11.6 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 12.4 ° 12.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 17 SE 17 ESE 15 SE 18 29 ESE 19 29 SE 22 32 SE 25 37 SE 24 37 SE 19 33 ESE 21 33 ESE 25 36 SE 22 37 ESE 21 36 ESE 22 36 ESE 18 32 SE 16 SE 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G M M M M G P M M M M M M G
Humidity Expand
100% 97% 96% 97% 96% 97% 98% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
999 998 998 997 996 996 995 995 994 994 994 994 993 993 992 992 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Papa Westray Airfield forecast >
Met Office 13:00, Sat
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light shower day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light 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 Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 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 Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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 14.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 11.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Strathallan 17.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pennerley 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Castlederg 4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 23.4 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 5.3 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
23.0 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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