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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Stronsay Airfield

Thursday (Thursday 23 November 2017)
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
Light shower night Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
4.2 ° 3.5 ° 3.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.6 ° 4.0 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 3.7 ° 4.1 ° 3.1 ° 3.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 3.2 ° 3.0 ° 2.7 ° 3.6 ° 3.7 ° 3.6 ° 3.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 22 31 NE 19 32 NE 22 30 NNE 23 31 NNE 22 31 NNE 19 32 NNE 13 29 NNE 14 N 16 WNW 9 NW 9 WNW 11 29 NW 16 29 WSW 7 29 WNW 7 WSW 13 W 11 W 13 W 11 W 15 W 17 W 17 30 W 17 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G M VG VG E VG VG VG VG E E E E E VG VG E E VG E VG
Humidity Expand
85% 89% 89% 87% 78% 69% 69% 78% 74% 70% 78% 85% 88% 96% 88% 94% 79% 77% 77% 68% 72% 70% 73%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
979 978 978 978 978 978 979 979 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:32 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Friday (Friday 24 November 2017)
00:00 01:00
Heavy shower night Overcast
Temperature (°C)
3.3 ° 4.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 21 39 W 23 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M VG
Humidity Expand
72% 69%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 08:23 Sunset: 15:30 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Stronsay Airfield forecast >
Met Office 01:00, Fri
Updated: 01:00 on Fri 24 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 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 Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Clear night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 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) Light shower night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 5.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 13.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 1.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS -2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Spadeadam 24.8 mm
Sunniest Yeovilton 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

Stronsay Airfield

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

Kirkwall

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

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