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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Stronsay Airfield

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 2018)
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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Light snow Heavy snow shower day Heavy snow Cloudy Heavy snow shower night Heavy shower night Light rain Cloudy Overcast Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
1.8 ° 1.8 ° 2.4 ° 1.3 ° 0.6 ° 1.3 ° 0.1 ° 1.4 ° 1.5 ° 0.5 ° 0.6 ° 0.0 ° 0.7 ° 0.5 ° 0.3 ° 0.1 ° 0.6 ° 0.3 ° 0.3 ° 0.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 18 WSW 18 48 WSW 23 36 SW 24 37 SW 11 33 SW 24 36 W 14 36 WSW 10 24 WSW 30 41 WSW 22 38 SSW 13 29 W 26 39 SW 21 29 WSW 25 38 SW 28 36 SW 13 33 SW 21 SW 22 29 SW 19 32 SW 25 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E VG E VG VG M VG VG M P P E M M VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 89% 81% 93% 97% 95% 97% 98% 87% 96% 93% 97% 97% 96% 93% 90% 90% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
973 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 972 973 973 973 973 974 974 974 975 975
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F R R R F F F F R F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00
Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
0.6 ° 1.0 ° 0.9 ° 1.0 ° 1.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 24 37 SW 22 32 WSW 25 33 WSW 19 37 SW 21 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E VG E M
Humidity Expand
90% 91% 90% 95% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
977 977 977 978 979
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Stronsay Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light shower night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light rain 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 Light snow shower night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy snow 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Clear night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 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 Fair Isle 3.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Sheffield Cdl 17.0 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 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)

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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