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Kirkwall last 24 hours

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth

Tuesday (Tuesday 25 September 2018)
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
Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Overcast Drizzle Light rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
12.4 ° 12.0 ° 10.5 ° 11.5 ° 11.6 ° 11.7 ° 11.5 ° 11.1 ° 11.7 ° 12.3 ° 12.3 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 22 32 SSW 23 31 S 22 38 S 25 37 S 28 40 S 24 40 S 23 34 SSW 22 34 SSW 18 30 SSW 17 SSW 22 32 SW 22 30 SSW 18 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG E E VG VG VG M E E M P M
Humidity
74% 68% 82% 69% 71% 77% 82% 94% 90% 90% 94% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa)
1024 1022 1021 1019 1017 1016 1015 1014 1012 1012 1012 1012 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:00 Sunset: 19:01 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 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
Overcast Light shower night Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Overcast Overcast Drizzle Drizzle Overcast Light rain Overcast
Temperature (°C)
13.0 ° 13.9 ° 13.7 ° 13.7 ° 13.6 ° 12.9 ° 12.5 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 ° 11.8 ° 11.9 ° 12.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 19 WSW 18 SW 17 29 WSW 32 45 WSW 32 46 W 29 45 W 21 43 W 16 33 W 16 W 18 W 13 W 18 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E G G M G P M M P M G M
Humidity
97% 94% 94% 94% 93% 96% 96% 96% 97% 92% 95% 88%
Pressure (hPa)
1010 1010 1010 1009 1009 1010 1011 1012 1014 1014 1015 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady)
F F F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 18:58 Moon phase: Full
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Firth forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Mist 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Drizzle 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 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 Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Inverness Light shower day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 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 Kirkwall 13.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 8.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kew Gardens 18.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 11.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Newington -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 17.4 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 11.4 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 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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