Weather Kirkwall

Daily forecast
Day Weather Maximum Day Temperature Minimum Night Temperature Wind Direction and Speed

Heavy Rain

15°C 59°F 9°C 48°F Westerly
14km/h 9mph

Light Cloud

14°C 57°F 9°C 48°F North Westerly
26km/h 16mph

Light Cloud

16°C 61°F 11°C 52°F West South Westerly
29km/h 18mph

Sunny Intervals

14°C 57°F 10°C 50°F Westerly
42km/h 26mph

Light Cloud

15°C 59°F 11°C 52°F South Westerly
29km/h 18mph



Sunrise 06:57 Sunset 19:09

Last updated 23:15

Weather forecast details for Tuesday 23 September. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 0000 hours0100 hours0200 hours0300 hours0400 hours0500 hours                  
Weather Conditions Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Light Rain Light Cloud Partly Cloudy                   
Temperature (°C/°F) 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 10°C 50°F 10°C 50°F 10°C 50°F                   
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 10km/h 6mph South South Westerly 10km/h 6mph West North Westerly 14km/h 9mph North Westerly 16km/h 10mph North North Westerly 14km/h 9mph North North Westerly 14km/h 9mph North Westerly                   
Wind Direction SSW WNW NW NNW NNW NW                   
Humidity 97% 97% 95% 94% 93% 91%                   
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) M M G VG E VG                   
Pressure (Millibars) 1007 1007 1007 1007 1007 1007                   

Orkney and Shetland

Forecast Summary

  • This Evening and Tonight

    Persistent rain this evening and at first tonight with some heavy bursts. Drier clearer conditions with just a few showers, will spread across from the west overnight. Fresh northwesterly winds.

Environmental Summary

UV: 2

UK Range: 1-7

Pollen: Moderate

UK Range: Low to Very High

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Observed at 22:00, Tuesday 23 September

Heavy Rain

11°C 52°F

13km/h 8mph South Westerly

Humidity: 95%

Visibility: Moderate

Pressure: 1008mb, Falling

Observation station: Kirkwall

(Lat: 58.95 | Lon: -2.9)

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