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Kirkwall

Nearest observation site to North Ronaldsay Firth

Monday (Monday 20 November 2017)
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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower night Overcast Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
4.0 ° 5.2 ° 5.8 ° 5.9 ° 5.9 ° 5.3 ° 5.6 ° 4.5 ° 4.8 ° 4.9 ° 4.5 ° 4.9 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 6 E 10 ENE 11 ENE 11 ENE 11 ENE 9 ENE 11 ENE 8 ENE 9 ENE 10 E 6 ENE 10 E 7 ESE 7 E 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E VG
Humidity Expand
82% 73% 70% 69% 68% 72% 78% 80% 80% 79% 81% 83% 88% 87% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1011 1011 1011 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011 1010 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011 1011
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F S F F F R R F R R R R F F
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 15:35 Moon phase: New
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 November 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Light shower night Overcast Light rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
4.5 ° 4.3 ° 4.0 ° 4.1 ° 4.1 ° 4.1 ° 4.3 ° 4.6 ° 4.7 ° 5.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 9 ENE 9 E 6 ESE 7 E 7 ESE 7 E 6 ESE 9 ESE 9 E 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
89% 87% 91% 92% 93% 88% 89% 88% 88% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1008 1008 1008 1007 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 15:33 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: North Ronaldsay Firth forecast >
Met Office 10:00, Tue
Tiree Drizzle 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 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 Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Mist 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 Mist 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light shower day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sleet shower 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 3.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.5 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Nantwich Reaseheath Hall 16.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 1.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.5 °C
Highest rainfall Gt Cumbrae Millport (Observing Site) 24.8 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 1.8 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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