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Forecast - Kirkwall

Sleet showers and a fresh breezeStrong winds and sleet showersSunny intervals and a moderate breezeLight cloud and a gentle breezeLight rain showers and a moderate breezeLight rain and a fresh breezeLight rain and a moderate breezeSunny intervals and a moderate breezeSunny intervals and a moderate breezeDrizzle and a moderate breezeSunny intervals and a moderate breezeLight snow showers and a moderate breezeLight snow showers and a moderate breezeLight snow showers and a moderate breeze

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Sunrise08:41Sunset16:06
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Environmental Summary

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:51Sunset15:53
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:50Sunset15:55
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:48Sunset15:57
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:47Sunset16:00
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:45Sunset16:02
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:43Sunset16:04
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:41Sunset16:06
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:40Sunset16:09
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:38Sunset16:11
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:36Sunset16:14
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:34Sunset16:16
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:32Sunset16:18
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:30Sunset16:21
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:28Sunset16:23
UVLow
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Today

Today

Unsettled and windy and increasingly cold with a lot of cloud and showers or longer spells of rain. During the afternoon, these will fall increasingly as sleet or snow, especially over the hills.

Tonight

A cold night with north to north-westerly winds strengthening. Some clear spells but also frequent showers of sleet or snow, with snow possible down to sea level over the mainland.

Observations - Kirkwall Airport

Observed at 09:00,

Wednesday 16 January

4° C39° F
Wind speed4Miles per hour7Kilometres per hourWesterly
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Visibility: Not available
  • Pressure: 990mb, Steady
Observation Station: Kirkwall Airport (Lat: 58.95 Long: -2.9)

Met Office warnings issued forOrkney Islands

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    Updated 16 January at 09:41 GMT
    Yellow warning of snow
    From
    12:00 GMT on Wed 16 January
    To
    12:00 GMT on Thu 17 January

    Snow showers, with strong winds and icy conditions will make travelling difficult, especially over the hills and in northern coastal areas.

    - Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services

    - Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces

    - Probably some ice on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths

  2. Yellow warning of ice

    Updated 16 January at 09:41 GMT
    Yellow warning of ice
    From
    12:00 GMT on Wed 16 January
    To
    12:00 GMT on Thu 17 January

    Snow showers, with strong winds and icy conditions will make travelling difficult, especially over the hills and in northern coastal areas.

    - Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services

    - Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces

    - Probably some ice on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths