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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth

Saturday (Saturday 26 May 2018)
17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Mist Mist Mist Mist Fog
Temperature (°C)
9.8 ° 9.3 ° 8.9 ° 8.9 ° 9.1 ° 7.1 ° 7.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 9 E 8 ENE 8 ENE 10 NE 7 ENE 6 NE 2
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M P M M M M VP
Humidity
92% 95% 95% 97% 95% 96%
Pressure (hPa)
1033 1033 1033 1033 1033 1033 1033
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 04:15 Sunset: 21:59 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sunday (Sunday 27 May 2018)
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
Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
Temperature (°C)
6.3 ° 6.0 ° 5.8 ° 5.6 ° 5.3 ° 5.1 ° 7.6 ° 8.9 ° 10.0 ° 11.3 ° 12.0 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 13.6 ° 13.9 ° 14.5 ° 14.4 ° 13.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 2 N 0 NE 3 NNE 3 NNE 3 NE 6 NE 3 ENE 8 ENE 8 E 9 ENE 10 E 11 ENE 10 E 9 E 8 ESE 9 ESE 10 SE 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VP VP VP VP VP VP VP G G G VG G G G G G G G
Humidity
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 91% 85% 82% 80% 77% 78% 77% 73% 76% 77%
Pressure (hPa)
1032 1032 1032 1031 1030 1030 1029 1029 1029 1029 1028 1028 1027 1027 1026 1026 1025 1025
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 04:13 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Firth forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light shower day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 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 Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny day 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 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 Sunny day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 8.0 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall Trace
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bournemouth Airport 27.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wick John O Groats Airport 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 2.9 °C
Highest rainfall North Wyke 16.4 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 15.7 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 Firth

Location
59.329, -2.388
Altitude
0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level
Distance from North Ronaldsay Firth
31.6

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