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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to St Catherine's Bay

Thursday (Thursday 24 May 2018)
19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Mist
Temperature (°C)
9.5 ° 9.9 ° 8.9 ° 7.3 ° 6.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 10 SE 6 SE 9 N 0 ESE 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G M M P
Humidity
92% 89% 92% 93% 97%
Pressure (hPa)
1025 1025 1025 1025 1025
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F S R R R
Sunrise: 04:21 Sunset: 21:54 Moon phase: First quarter
Friday (Friday 25 May 2018)
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
Mist Mist Mist Mist Cloudy Sunny intervals Mist Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C)
6.0 ° 6.6 ° 6.6 ° 7.4 ° 8.0 ° 8.7 ° 10.2 ° 10.7 ° 11.3 ° 12.3 ° 12.5 ° 13.1 ° 11.8 ° 12.0 ° 12.3 ° 12.0 ° 11.5 ° 12.3 ° 11.9 ° 11.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 2 WSW 5 N 0 W 5 W 3 NW 3 N 2 NNW 13 NNW 14 N 14 N 15 N 14 NNE 14 N 13 N 14 N 14 NNE 15 NE 15 NNE 15 NNE 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M G G G G G G VG VG VG VG E E VG G VG VG
Humidity
97% 97% 98% 93% 97% 94% 93% 90% 83% 81% 81% 81% 83% 80% 81% 82% 81% 83% 85%
Pressure (hPa)
1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1027 1027 1028 1029 1029 1030 1030 1030 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:20 Sunset: 21:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: St Catherine's Bay forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Drizzle 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 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 Mist 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Fog 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Mist 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Drizzle 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light shower day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 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 Baltasound 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) Trace
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bridgefoot 25.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shap 0.4 °C
Highest rainfall Lyneham 22.8 mm
Sunniest Morecambe No2 15.5 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

St Catherine's Bay

Location
59.12, -2.633
Altitude
0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from St Catherine's Bay
14.9

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