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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth

Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
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 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light shower night Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
2.8 ° 2.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.2 ° 3.9 ° 4.6 ° 3.2 ° 3.8 ° 3.4 ° 3.1 ° 2.4 ° 1.3 ° 1.7 ° 4.0 ° 3.4 ° 3.7 ° 4.8 ° 5.0 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 15 WSW 11 SW 16 WSW 6 29 SW 18 SW 16 SSW 16 30 SW 18 31 SSW 18 29 S 11 30 ESE 6 E 7 ENE 8 NE 9 NE 7 NNW 5 N 14 NNE 26 36 NNE 32 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M E VG VG G G P VG G VG VG E E VG E E M G M
Humidity Expand
93% 91% 93% 92% 93% 93% 97% 96% 95% 96% 97% 97% 96% 98% 89% 95% 93% 95% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
975 975 975 975 975 975 976 976 976 978 979 981 982 984 985 986 988 989 990
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:09 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Clear night
Temperature (°C)
5.8 ° 6.2 ° 5.7 ° 5.4 ° 4.3 ° 4.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 26 40 NNE 28 38 NNE 28 36 NNE 26 37 N 25 44 N 23 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG E VG
Humidity Expand
86% 76% 76% 75% 80% 81%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 993 995 997 998 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:09 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Firth forecast >
Met Office 04:00, Fri
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy snow 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 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 Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light shower night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy shower night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Heavy shower night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sleet shower 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 7.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fyvie Castle -1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS -8.5 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 20.4 mm

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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