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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Eday Airfield

Tuesday (Tuesday 18 September 2018)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.7 ° 10.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 0 SSW 5 SSW 8 SSW 9 SSW 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G VG E
Humidity
98% 98%
Pressure (hPa)
992 993 993 993 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 19:24 Moon phase: First quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 September 2018)
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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain Heavy shower day
Temperature (°C)
11.2 ° 12.2 ° 11.9 ° 11.9 ° 10.6 ° 9.7 ° 9.5 ° 9.1 ° 9.3 ° 10.6 ° 11.5 ° 11.3 ° 9.9 ° 10.1 ° 11.7 ° 12.3 ° 12.4 ° 11.5 ° 9.5 ° 10.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 9 SSW 16 S 14 S 17 SSW 22 36 SW 15 34 SSW 23 33 SSW 16 29 S 15 S 16 S 18 SSE 19 31 SE 25 36 E 21 37 ESE 24 39 SSW 29 55 WSW 21 38 WSW 17 WSW 41 60 WSW 33 60
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E VG M E E E VG VG VG VG M P M VG E M M P
Humidity
95% 89% 89% 88% 93% 93% 86% 88% 89% 86% 85% 81% 90% 97% 98% 91% 83% 89% 97% 91%
Pressure (hPa)
992 992 992 992 991 992 993 993 993 992 991 989 987 982 977 974 977 978 981 984
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F R R R R F F F F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 06:48 Sunset: 19:21 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Eday Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 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 Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Light rain 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 14.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Coningsby 24.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Pateley Bridge Ravens Nest 9.2 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 34.2 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 6.4 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

Eday Airfield

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

Kirkwall

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

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