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Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

  • Light rain 14 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny intervals 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Overcast 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny intervals 18 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    10 °C

Monday (22 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:28 Sunset: 21:53 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (23 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:27 Sunset: 21:55 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (24 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:25 Sunset: 21:57 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Thursday (25 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:23 Sunset: 21:59 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (26 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:21 Sunset: 22:00 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Saturday (27 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:20 Sunset: 22:02 Moon phase: New
Sunday (28 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:18 Sunset: 22:04 Moon phase: New

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Forecast Summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Showery rain this evening, becoming confined to Shetland tonight.

This Evening and Tonight:

Band of showery, locally heavier and perhaps thundery, rain spreading from south this evening. Dry, clearer conditions reaching Orkney overnight, with rain becomes confined to Shetland by dawn. A mild night with winds veering southwest in the clearance over Orkney. Minimum temperature 8 °C.

Tuesday:

Early rain for Shetland, otherwise a dry and bright day for most with some sunshine. Becoming cloudy during the evening with a little light rain reaching Orkney. Light southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

A quiet few days with high pressure keeping mostly dry, settled conditions. It will be rather cloudy at times with overnight mist and low cloud slow to clear by day.

Updated: 14:42 on Mon 22 May 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Turning drier, sunnier and very warm this week.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain across Scotland will clear this evening to leave most places dry with clear spells. Turning cloudier from the west overnight, with low cloud and coastal fog around western parts of England and Wales. Chilly in the north, mild elsewhere.

Tuesday:

Staying largely dry with plenty of sunshine across central and eastern parts, some rain for western Scotland later. Cloudier towards the southwest with coastal fog. Warm in the sunshine.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Warmer and drier through the rest of this week with increasing amounts of sunshine. Chance of some light rain across the northwest. Feeling very warm or hot by Friday.

Updated: 14:40 on Mon 22 May 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 27 May 2017 to Monday 5 Jun 2017:

The sunny and very warm or hot conditions are likely to hold on in many eastern and south-eastern parts during the Bank Holiday weekend. However, we will already begin to see a thundery breakdown pushing in across northern and western parts during Saturday. Perhaps turning fresher, with drier and brighter weather moving into western parts on Sunday and Monday. A brief settled spell of weather is likely to follow, before we see unsettled conditions developing into the first week of June, with a mixture of sunshine and showers or longer spells of rain with strong winds, mainly in the north and west. Temperatures generally returning closer to normal, although in any sunshine it will become rather warm at times.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 6 Jun 2017 to Tuesday 20 Jun 2017:

Confidence in the forecast remains low into early June, but on balance the first full week of June looks set to remain unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed with some drier and brighter weather. By the middle of June, more settled weather may begin to dominate bringing drier and brighter weather. Temperatures are likely to be close to normal during the start of this period, but as more settled weather arrives it is likely that it will turn warmer and may become very warm in places.

Updated: 14:40 on Mon 22 May 2017 BST

Location details

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Location: 59.048, -3.345
Altitude: 18.0 m above mean sea level

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