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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth

Thursday (Thursday 21 September 2017)
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
Cloudy Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy rain Light rain Light shower day Drizzle Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
10.1 ° 10.4 ° 10.9 ° 10.7 ° 11.5 ° 11.3 ° 11.3 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 10.3 ° 10.7 ° 10.8 ° 10.3 ° 9.3 ° 8.7 ° 7.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 5 W 5 NW 6 W 2 NNW 8 N 8 N 9 NNW 7 NNW 7 NW 10 N 3 N 0 WSW 5 W 6 WSW 6 WSW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E G M VG G G VG E M VG VG VG VG VG E
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 95% 97% 95% 94% 94% 90% 86% 93% 95% 96% 97% 97% 96% 95%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1007 1008 1008 1009 1008 1009 1009 1009 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012
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
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 19:13 Moon phase: New
Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
7.9 ° 8.3 ° 7.4 ° 6.8 ° 7.2 ° 6.8 ° 7.9 ° 7.7 ° 9.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 5 SW 7 SSW 5 SSW 6 S 8 S 10 S 13 S 10 SSE 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E E E VG E E E E
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 95% 97% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1012 1013 1013 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:10 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Firth forecast >
Met Office 08:00, Fri
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 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 Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Fog 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy shower day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Fog 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Fog 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 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 Baltasound 12.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 14.6 mm
Sunniest Fair Isle 0.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Shoeburyness 20.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kinloss 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Castlederg 4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Whitechurch 24.2 mm
Sunniest Belfast International Airport 9.6 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
0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

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

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