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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to Sanday Airfield

Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
21:00 22:00 23:00
Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
4.8 ° 5.0 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 14 NNE 26 36 NNE 32 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G M
Humidity Expand
93% 95% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
988 989 990
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:10 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
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 20:00 21:00
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
5.8 ° 6.2 ° 5.7 ° 5.4 ° 4.3 ° 4.9 ° 4.6 ° 4.1 ° 4.0 ° 4.4 ° 3.7 ° 4.4 ° 4.5 ° 4.5 ° 4.4 ° 2.6 ° 2.3 ° 2.3 ° 2.9 ° 2.0 ° 2.7 ° 2.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 26 40 NNE 28 38 NNE 28 36 NNE 26 37 N 25 44 N 23 30 N 15 36 N 14 N 15 30 N 17 NNW 15 31 N 17 NNW 16 29 NNW 21 31 NNW 15 N 15 34 NNW 23 32 NW 10 30 NW 15 NNW 16 32 NNW 17 NNW 22 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG E G VG VG E E M
Humidity Expand
86% 76% 76% 75% 80% 81% 86% 83% 88% 81% 87% 88% 81% 75% 77% 88% 91% 92% 87% 94% 83% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 993 995 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1003 1004 1004 1005 1005 1006 1007 1007 1007 1008 1008 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:10 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Sanday Airfield forecast >
Met Office 19:00, Fri
Updated: 21:00 on Fri 15 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear night 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 Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light shower night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Light shower night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Clear night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Clear night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Partly cloudy night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Clear night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light shower night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 7.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fyvie Castle -1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS -8.5 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 20.4 mm

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

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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