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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Sanday Airfield

Friday (Friday 20 October 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
Overcast Overcast Heavy shower day Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Mist Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
12.5 ° 12.4 ° 12.2 ° 12.0 ° 12.2 ° 12.3 ° 13.1 ° 13.6 ° 14.0 ° 13.1 ° 12.8 ° 12.2 ° 11.8 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 12.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 13 S 9 SW 7 WSW 8 WSW 5 WSW 6 WSW 5 WSW 3 SW 2 SSE 6 S 6 SE 6 SE 7 SE 6 ESE 10 SE 10 ESE 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P P M M M VG VG E VG G G M M M VG VG P
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 96% 88% 94% 96% 100% 100% 100% 97% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
995 996 997 998 998 999 1000 1000 1000 1001 1001 1001 1001 1001 1000 1000 1000
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F F
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 17:50 Moon phase: New
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00
Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Mist Mist Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 17 SE 17 ESE 15 SE 18 29 ESE 19 29 SE 22 32 SE 25 37 SE 24 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G M M M M
Humidity Expand
100% 97% 96% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
999 998 998 997 996 996 995 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 17:47 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Sanday Airfield forecast >
Met Office 06:00, Sat
Updated 07:00 on Sat 21 Oct 2017 BST
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 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 shower night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Drizzle 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Mist 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Mist 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy shower night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 11.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Strathallan 17.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pennerley 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Castlederg 4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 23.4 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 5.3 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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