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Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    13 °C

Sunday (Sunday 23 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:40 Sunset: 21:58 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 24 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:42 Sunset: 21:56 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:44 Sunset: 21:54 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:46 Sunset: 21:52 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 27 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:49 Sunset: 21:50 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 28 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:51 Sunset: 21:48 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Saturday (Saturday 29 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:53 Sunset: 21:46 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mostly cloudy and dry.

Today:

Rather cloudy, coastal mist lifting and then some brighter intervals, especially on western coasts. Most areas should remain dry and some limited sunny intervals later. Brisk northeast winds. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Apart from the odd patch of drizzle it will be dry with a good deal of misty low cloud. Brisk northeasterly winds becoming northerly. Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Monday:

Dry but mostly cloudy, some occasional brightness on western and southern coasts. Brisk northerly wind. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Largely dry on Tuesday and Wednesday, becoming somewhat brighter. R rain edging northeast on Thursday.

Updated: 03:40 on Sun 23 Jul 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Sunny spells and heavy showers today.

Today:

Early fog patches and low cloud soon clearing to give a bright start. Cloud will soon bubble up to bring sunny spells and showers for many, possibly heavy at times. Cloudier with rain for eastern Scotland and northeast England.

Tonight:

Any daytime showers will fade away to leave a mostly dry night. Meanwhile, cloud and rain over eastern Scotland and northern England will sink further south. Chilly in the north.

Monday:

Cloud and rain will continue in eastern parts, becoming confined to the southeast during Monday. Feeling cool. Brighter with warm sunny spells elsewhere, with a few isolated showers possible.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday will be mostly dry with warm sunny spells. Cloud and rain arriving from the west during Wednesday, which should clear to sunshine and showers on Thursday. Some cooler nights.

Updated: 01:05 on Sun 23 Jul 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 27 Jul 2017 to Saturday 5 Aug 2017:

Some rather unsettled weather looks set to affect the UK with often cloudy conditions with heavy rain moving across the country at times. A mixture of sunny spells and showers between the heavier spells of rain looks likely. Temperatures will be cooler generally, especially in any rain or showers but some warmer spells also. The unsettled or changeable theme looks likely to remain through the end of July, with north-western areas seeing the heaviest rain and showers and stronger winds. South-eastern areas are likely to be drier through the period, however a more prolonged spell of settled weather looks unlikely at this point. Signals in early August look very weak however there is increasing confidence for a continuation of changeable weather influenced by the Atlantic.

UK Outlook for Sunday 6 Aug 2017 to Sunday 20 Aug 2017:

Despite rather mixed or weak signals for this period, the most likely scenario is for a changeable Atlantic driven airflow across the UK. This is likely to bring showers or longer spells of rain, and chance of strong winds at times. Southern and eastern areas are most likely to see periods of more settled weather. Temperatures may also recover to some extent through August, particularly in the south, to average or perhaps above.

Updated: 01:05 on Sun 23 Jul 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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