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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to Sanday Airfield

Saturday (Saturday 19 January 2019)
14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
5.1 ° 5.0 ° 3.9 ° 3.0 ° 3.6 ° 3.5 ° 3.0 ° 3.9 ° 4.2 ° 3.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 7 E 9 ESE 6 SE 6 SE 5 SE 6 SSE 8 S 7 SSW 7 SW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity
89% 89% 92% 93% 96% 94% 94% 95% 94% 93%
Pressure (hPa)
1010 1009 1010 1010 1010 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: Full
Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
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
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Mist Clear night Mist Clear night Clear night Cloudy Light shower day Heavy rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C)
3.1 ° 1.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 1.9 ° 1.4 ° 2.3 ° 2.4 ° 2.6 ° 4.0 ° 5.1 ° 5.5 ° 5.3 ° 4.6 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 8 SSW 7 S 10 SSW 13 SW 9 WSW 9 SSW 6 SSW 13 S 13 SSW 13 WNW 10 WNW 11 WNW 17 NW 19 30 WNW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M G M G M E VG E VG G G G VG VG
Humidity
93% 92% 92% 96% 95% 96% 94% 94% 94% 94% 95% 86% 83% 81% 70%
Pressure (hPa)
1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1012 1012 1013 1014 1015 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R R R S S R F R F R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: Full
– = No Data Issued at: Sanday Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 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 Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light shower day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 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) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 4.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -3.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 2.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Chivenor 10.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lentran -1.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra SAWS -9.5 °C
Highest rainfall Mumbles Head 18.0 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 6.0 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

Sanday Airfield

Location
59.25, -2.575
Altitude
14 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from Sanday Airfield
23.5

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