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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Eday Airfield

Monday (Monday 11 December 2017)
23:00
Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
3.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG
Humidity Expand
86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F
Sunrise: 08:56 Sunset: 15:12 Moon phase: Third quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 12 December 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 21:00 22:00 23:00
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
4.0 ° 4.3 ° 4.1 ° 3.6 ° 2.2 ° 1.8 ° 1.9 ° 3.2 ° 2.5 ° 2.3 ° 2.9 ° 3.3 ° 3.0 ° 4.0 ° 3.4 ° 2.1 ° 1.6 ° 2.9 ° 3.7 ° 3.8 ° 4.0 ° 3.9 ° 3.0 ° 3.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 13 N 17 NNW 14 NW 7 W 8 WNW 7 W 6 WNW 3 WSW 5 SW 5 WSW 6 WSW 5 WSW 7 SSW 7 SW 10 S 9 S 10 S 13 S 15 S 15 S 15 SSW 19 S 15 SSW 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E E E VG VG E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG E VG G G G
Humidity Expand
90% 83% 86% 86% 89% 91% 92% 89% 92% 91% 92% 90% 84% 81% 84% 87% 89% 92% 92% 88% 86% 89% 96% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
997 997 998 998 998 998 998 999 999 998 999 998 998 997 996 995 995 994 993 992 991 990 989 988
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F R R R R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:12 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Eday Airfield forecast >
Met Office 23:00, Tue
Updated: 23:00 on Tue 12 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 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 Heavy rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Light rain 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 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 Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Clear night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light shower night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 7.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Bingley SAMOS -0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Chillingham Barns -12.8 °C
Highest rainfall Writtle 18.8 mm
Sunniest Morecambe No2 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
5.0 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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