Close window
Close window
This section of the new site isn't ready yet. We've brought you back to the current site.

Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Stronsay Airfield

Tuesday (Tuesday 19 March 2019)
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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
5.1 ° 5.8 ° 5.4 ° 5.9 ° 6.5 ° 6.7 ° 7.2 ° 7.0 ° 7.9 ° 7.7 ° 8.3 ° 8.9 ° 9.6 ° 10.8 ° 10.0 ° 9.4 ° 8.6 ° 8.6 ° 8.4 ° 7.9 ° 8.2 ° 8.0 °
Show detail
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 9 SSW 8 S 10 S 10 SSW 13 SSW 10 SSW 13 SSW 14 S 16 SSW 17 S 21 S 22 29 SSW 17 SW 10 WSW 21 40 WSW 29 40 WSW 24 37 W 24 40 W 22 34 WSW 18 31 WSW 19 29 WSW 17 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E E E E VG M G VG VG VG VG E VG G G G M G G G
Humidity
93% 94% 94% 93% 91% 92% 88% 95% 96% 96% 94% 89% 88% 85% 86% 90% 93% 88% 85% 81% 81% 78%
Pressure (hPa)
1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1015 1015 1014 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1014 1015 1016 1016 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:17 Sunset: 18:22 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 March 2019)
00:00 01:00 02:00
Light shower night Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
7.8 ° 7.8 ° 7.9 °
Show detail
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 17 29 WSW 19 30 WSW 19 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G
Humidity
86% 81% 80%
Pressure (hPa)
1018 1018 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R
Sunrise: 06:14 Sunset: 18:24 Moon phase: Full
– = No Data Issued at: Stronsay Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Mist 50.822 -0.136
Dover Mist 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Drizzle 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Mist 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 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) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

  • Regional
  • UK
  • More info

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Derrylincornahoule 15.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -3.0 °C
Highest rainfall Stonyhurst 5.4 mm
Sunniest Camborne 4.7 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.

Issued at:

Location details

Stronsay Airfield

Location
59.155, -2.639
Altitude
12 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from Stronsay Airfield
16.7

Follow us on

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, or LinkedIn Facebook Follow @metoffice on Twitter YouTube Instagram Snapchat LinkedIn