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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Airfield

Tuesday (Tuesday 18 September 2018)
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
Light rain Heavy rain Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Mist Heavy rain Overcast Drizzle Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
12.1 ° 12.4 ° 12.2 ° 12.5 ° 12.5 ° 12.5 ° 12.6 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.2 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 12.0 ° 11.7 ° 10.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 8 N 7 N 8 N 9 N 9 N 9 NNE 6 NNW 6 NNE 6 NNW 3 N 0 SSW 5 SSW 8 SSW 9 SSW 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG E E M M E M M G G VG E
Humidity
98% 98% 97% 96% 96% 96% 98% 98% 98% 98%
Pressure (hPa)
994 994 994 993 992 991 991 992 991 991 992 993 993 993 993
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
R F F F F F F F F F R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 19:23 Moon phase: First quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light rain Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
11.2 ° 12.2 ° 11.9 ° 11.9 ° 10.6 ° 9.7 ° 9.5 ° 9.1 ° 9.3 ° 10.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 9 SSW 16 S 14 S 17 SSW 22 36 SW 15 34 SSW 23 33 SSW 16 29 S 15 S 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E VG M E E E VG VG
Humidity
95% 89% 89% 88% 93% 93% 86% 88% 89% 86%
Pressure (hPa)
992 992 992 992 991 992 993 993 993 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F R R R R F
Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 19:20 Moon phase: First quarter
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Heavy shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 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 Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Mist 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 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) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 14.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Coningsby 24.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Pateley Bridge Ravens Nest 9.2 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 34.2 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 6.4 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)

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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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