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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Eday Airfield

Sunday (Sunday 21 January 2018)
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 21:00 22:00 23:00
Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Heavy rain Sleet shower Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
-1.2 ° -0.7 ° -0.4 ° 0.5 ° 2.0 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 ° 2.8 ° 2.9 ° 3.2 ° 2.9 ° 1.4 ° 1.6 ° 1.9 ° 0.9 ° 2.7 ° 2.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 5 S 6 SSE 7 SSE 13 SSE 11 SSE 16 SSE 18 SSE 21 SSE 23 31 SSE 26 37 SSE 26 39 SSE 33 48 SSE 30 41 SSE 31 46 SSE 29 46 S 29 40 S 17 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E VG E E E E VG M M P M M M
Humidity Expand
95% 97% 96% 86% 87% 84% 84% 85% 85% 82% 84% 96% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1009 1009 1009 1009 1008 1006 1005 1004 1002 1001 999 998 997 995 994 993 993
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: 08:44 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
3.6 ° 4.0 ° 4.3 ° 4.2 ° 4.3 ° 4.3 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 13 SSW 16 SSW 14 SW 15 SW 17 SSW 15 SSW 16 SW 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 97% 97% 97% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 992 992 993 993 993 993 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Eday Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light shower night 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 Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Mist 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Light rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light shower night 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 Fair Isle 5.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 2.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 13.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales -0.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace -13.7 °C
Highest rainfall Gogerddan 46.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.8 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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