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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Airfield

Tuesday (Tuesday 15 January 2019)
18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Drizzle Heavy rain Drizzle Drizzle Light rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.0 ° 6.8 ° 7.2 ° 7.3 ° 7.6 ° 8.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 7 SSW 10 SSW 14 SSW 16 SSW 19 SW 21 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M P P VG
Humidity
97% 98% 98% 98% 97%
Pressure (hPa)
997 995 994 992 991 990
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:53 Sunset: 15:46 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Wednesday (Wednesday 16 January 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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy shower day Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Light shower night Overcast Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
7.7 ° 7.4 ° 7.1 ° 6.4 ° 6.0 ° 5.3 ° 5.2 ° 5.3 ° 5.3 ° 4.4 ° 4.0 ° 4.2 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 4.4 ° 3.9 ° 3.0 ° 3.6 ° 2.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 32 47 WSW 32 48 WSW 30 48 W 31 51 W 28 49 NW 17 41 NNW 21 29 NNW 13 NNW 9 W 6 W 7 WNW 6 N 0 NW 6 NW 6 N 17 N 26 34 N 28 37 NNW 29 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG G E VG E G VG VG G
Humidity
84% 81% 83% 79% 84% 86% 83% 83% 83% 90% 91% 93% 91% 91% 88% 89% 92% 85% 87%
Pressure (hPa)
989 989 989 988 989 990 990 990 990 991 991 992 992 992 992 992 993 994 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:52 Sunset: 15:48 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Airfield forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Overcast 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 Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sleet shower 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light shower night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 16.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Leeming 12.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 6.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson -3.3 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 26.0 mm
Sunniest Wittering 4.4 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)

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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