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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Sanday Airfield

Saturday (Saturday 23 September 2017)
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
Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night Mist Overcast
Temperature (°C)
11.8 ° 12.1 ° 12.9 ° 13.6 ° 13.8 ° 14.8 ° 14.8 ° 15.0 ° 15.2 ° 14.8 ° 14.1 ° 13.4 ° 13.1 ° 13.3 ° 13.2 ° 13.3 ° 13.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 16 SSE 15 SSE 19 29 SSE 21 31 SSE 22 30 SSE 22 36 SE 24 33 SSE 25 33 SSE 23 33 SE 23 34 SSE 25 34 SSE 22 33 SSE 21 32 SSE 19 30 S 24 33 SSE 26 37 SSE 25 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
98% 97% 96% 93% 92% 86% 88% 88% 84% 88% 88% 92% 94% 92% 93% 95% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F R R R R S S F F F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 06:56 Sunset: 19:08 Moon phase: New
Sunday (Sunday 24 September 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00
Mist Mist Mist Mist Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
13.4 ° 13.5 ° 13.5 ° 13.7 ° 13.7 ° 13.5 ° 13.4 ° 13.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 26 38 SSE 23 36 SSE 23 33 SSE 22 34 SSE 21 32 SSE 21 31 SSE 21 30 SSE 19 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
97% 96% 97% 97% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1014 1015 1014 1015 1014 1014 1014 1014
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R F F F R
Sunrise: 06:58 Sunset: 19:05 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Sanday Airfield forecast >
Met Office 06:00, Sun
Updated 06:00 on Sun 24 Sep 2017 BST
Tiree Drizzle 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 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 Mist 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Mist 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Drizzle 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Mist 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 15.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 11.0 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) Trace
Sunniest Kirkwall 8.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Pershore Coll of Hort 20.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 3.0 °C
Highest rainfall Okehampton 2.8 mm
Sunniest Bournemouth Airport 9.2 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
14.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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