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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Airfield

Thursday (Thursday 21 March 2019)
23:00
Overcast
Temperature (°C)
7.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 23 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G
Humidity
95%
Pressure (hPa)
1021
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F
Sunrise: 06:10 Sunset: 18:26 Moon phase: Full
Friday (Friday 22 March 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 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Drizzle Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
7.8 ° 8.3 ° 8.8 ° 8.9 ° 8.9 ° 9.1 ° 8.8 ° 8.8 ° 9.2 ° 10.0 ° 10.3 ° 10.4 ° 8.2 ° 9.5 ° 9.5 ° 9.2 ° 8.0 ° 8.2 ° 6.3 ° 5.6 ° 6.2 ° 6.1 ° 5.4 ° 2.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 22 31 SSE 18 29 S 19 S 21 29 S 23 31 S 22 36 S 17 29 S 23 30 S 22 34 SSW 24 38 SSW 23 37 SSW 28 40 WSW 19 36 SW 22 32 SW 15 32 WSW 26 43 WSW 29 41 WSW 23 39 WSW 36 55 SW 24 41 WSW 30 47 WSW 43 54 WSW 38 66 WSW 37 63
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G G G G G G VG VG VG M G G G VG G G G VG G G M VG
Humidity
97% 97% 95% 95% 92% 83% 85% 85% 83% 79% 79% 82% 92% 77% 81% 73% 72% 66% 78% 81% 62% 63% 77% 88%
Pressure (hPa)
1019 1018 1016 1014 1013 1012 1011 1010 1009 1008 1008 1007 1008 1009 1009 1009 1009 1009 1010 1010 1010 1011 1012 1014
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:07 Sunset: 18:28 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light shower night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Mist 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 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 Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Drizzle 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.2 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 4.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hull East Park 14.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 8.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.2 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 25.2 mm
Sunniest Camborne 7.2 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

North Ronaldsay Airfield

Location
59.368, -2.434
Altitude
15 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from North Ronaldsay Airfield
33.0

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