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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 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
Overcast Cloudy Light snow Heavy snow shower day Heavy snow Cloudy Heavy snow shower night Heavy shower night Light rain Cloudy Overcast Clear night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
1.4 ° 1.5 ° 0.5 ° 0.6 ° 0.0 ° 0.7 ° 0.5 ° 0.3 ° 0.1 ° 0.6 ° 0.3 ° 0.3 ° 0.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 10 24 WSW 30 41 WSW 22 38 SSW 13 29 W 26 39 SW 21 29 WSW 25 38 SW 28 36 SW 13 33 SW 21 SW 22 29 SW 19 32 SW 25 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG M P P E M M VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
98% 87% 96% 93% 97% 97% 96% 93% 90% 90% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
973 973 973 972 973 973 973 973 974 974 974 975 975
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F R F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:52 Sunset: 15:48 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 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
Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Heavy snow shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower day
Temperature (°C)
0.6 ° 1.0 ° 0.9 ° 1.0 ° 1.5 ° 1.9 ° 1.1 ° 0.6 ° 1.3 ° 2.2 ° 2.6 ° 2.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 24 37 SW 22 32 WSW 25 33 WSW 19 37 SW 21 30 WSW 19 W 19 29 W 11 W 9 W 16 30 W 14 31 W 14 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E VG E M E G M VG VG VG M
Humidity Expand
90% 91% 90% 95% 97% 92% 92% 96% 98% 81% 82% 81%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
977 977 977 978 979 979 981 982 983 983 984 985
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Firth forecast >
Met Office
Tiree Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light shower day 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 intervals 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 intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light snow shower day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 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) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Sheffield Cdl 17.0 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 6.4 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
0.0 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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