Weather Kirkwall

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

Light Cloud

9°C 48°F 7°C 45°F South South Westerly
42km/h 26mph

Heavy Rain

10°C 50°F 4°C 39°F South Westerly
23km/h 14mph

Heavy Rain Shower

7°C 45°F 2°C 36°F South Westerly
31km/h 19mph

Light Rain

7°C 45°F 3°C 37°F South South Easterly
39km/h 24mph

Light Rain Shower

7°C 45°F 3°C 37°F Westerly
31km/h 19mph



Sunrise 06:55 Sunset 17:52

Last updated 20:17

Weather forecast details for Friday 6 March. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 2100 hours2200 hours2300 hours0000 hours
0100 hours0200 hours0300 hours0400 hours0500 hours               
Weather Conditions Light Cloud Light Cloud Thick Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Rain Light Rain Shower                
Temperature (°C/°F) 8°C 46°F 9°C 48°F 9°C 48°F 9°C 48°F 9°C 48°F 9°C 48°F 9°C 48°F 9°C 48°F 9°C 48°F                
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 42km/h 26mph Southerly 42km/h 26mph South South Westerly 42km/h 26mph South South Westerly 42km/h 26mph South South Westerly 42km/h 26mph South South Westerly 45km/h 28mph South Westerly 45km/h 28mph South Westerly 47km/h 29mph South Westerly 48km/h 30mph West South Westerly                
Wind Direction S SSW SSW SSW SSW SW SW SW WSW                
Humidity 80% 78% 77% 76% 76% 78% 81% 84% 85%                
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VG VG VG E E E E VG E                
Pressure (Millibars) 1000 997 996 995 995 994 994 994 995                

Orkney and Shetland

Forecast Summary

  • This Evening and Tonight

    Remaining mostly cloudy and mild with further rain at times, this more persistent over Shetland while some longer dry spells affect Orkney. Southerly gales, perhaps severe veering southwest and easing by morning.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

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Observed at 19:00, Friday 6 March

Light Cloud

8°C 46°F

53km/h 33mph South South Westerly

Humidity: 81%

Visibility: Very Good

Pressure: 1002mb, Falling

Observation station: Kirkwall

(Lat: 58.95 | Lon: -2.9)

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