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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Eday Airfield

Monday (Monday 16 October 2017)
18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
9.3 ° 9.1 ° 9.5 ° 9.7 ° 10.1 ° 10.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 24 33 E 28 39 E 31 46 E 30 48 E 31 49 E 29 46
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M P P P M P
Humidity Expand
91% 97% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1007 1005 1003 1000 998 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F
Sunrise: 07:50 Sunset: 18:02 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 17 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 17:00 18:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower night Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy shower day Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
12.3 ° 12.5 ° 11.9 ° 11.7 ° 11.7 ° 11.7 ° 11.3 ° 11.7 ° 11.6 ° 11.2 ° 10.6 ° 10.8 ° 10.5 ° 9.9 ° 10.5 ° 9.5 ° 10.1 ° 9.9 ° 9.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 15 34 ESE 11 ESE 10 SE 11 SE 9 SSE 10 ENE 2 NNE 6 N 8 NNE 25 32 NNE 30 38 NNE 30 41 NNE 34 46 N 32 45 N 31 41 N 28 40 N 30 39 N 26 38 N 23 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M G M M P M P M M M G G G G P G G G
Humidity Expand
100% 94% 97% 98% 100% 100% 100% 97% 94% 89% 93% 82% 93% 81% 80% 77%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
995 993 993 992 991 990 990 991 992 994 996 998 1001 1003 1005 1007 1008 1010 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:52 Sunset: 17:59 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Eday Airfield forecast >
Met Office 15:00, Tue
Updated 16:00 on Tue 17 Oct 2017 BST
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny 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 Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 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 Light rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy shower day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 12.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 7.0 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 9.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 23.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lentran 10.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Stornoway 5.3 °C
Highest rainfall Dunstaffnage 19.4 mm
Sunniest Camborne 6.6 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

Eday Airfield

Location
59.193, -2.77
Altitude
5.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Eday Airfield
17.2

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