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Kirkwall

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    9 °C

  • Heavy rain 14 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny day 14 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    8 °C

Monday (29 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:15 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (30 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:14 Sunset: 22:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (31 May 2017)
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WNW 23 38 WNW 23 39 WNW 22 36 WNW 21 33 WNW 22 33 WNW 19 27 NW 15 22 NW 10 14 NE 7 9
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Sunrise: 04:12 Sunset: 22:07 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Thursday (1 June 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:11 Sunset: 22:09 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Friday (2 June 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:10 Sunset: 22:10 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Saturday (3 June 2017)
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SSE 13 19 SSE 12 18 SE 13 20 W 16 23 ESE 18 24 SE 17 23 SE 14 20 SSW 10 15
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Sunrise: 04:08 Sunset: 22:12 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (4 June 2017)
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ESE 11 16 SE 10 14 SSW 10 14 E 13 18 E 14 20 S 14 18 SSW 12 17 S 9 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG VG VG VG
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Sunrise: 04:07 Sunset: 22:13 Moon phase: First quarter

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mostly cloudy with rain at times

This Evening and Tonight:

A cloudy evening with outbreaks of mainly light rain reaching Orkney during the evening and then Shetland during the early hours. Misty at times especially over eastern coasts. Occasionally moderate southeasterly breeze. Minimum temperature 8 °C.

Tuesday:

A mainly cloudy day with outbreaks of rain. Low cloud and mist continues in the east, especially across Orkney before brighter drier conditions edge east later. Mainly light winds. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday looks bright with just a few showers around with the strong westerly breeze easing. Thursday looks mainly dry and bright but Friday looks cloudy with outbreaks of rain.

Updated: 14:28 on Mon 29 May 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain for the north and west, drier elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any remaining heavy or thundery showers will clear to the east this evening. Cloudier in the west with some patchy drizzle. Mainly dry elsewhere, with further rain arriving in Northern Ireland later. Cooler and feeling fresher than on recent nights.

Tuesday:

A band of rain moves southeastwards across many parts, becoming weak and showery in the south. Brighter, showery and windier conditions following. Parts of the south and southeast staying dry.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

It will be largely settled over the next few days with with sunny spells, fresher at first, then warming up in the sunshine. Rain is possible for many on Friday.

Updated: 17:15 on Mon 29 May 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 3 Jun 2017 to Monday 12 Jun 2017:

Details are rather uncertain for next weekend, however, rain is most likely to clear eastwards early on Saturday with drier, brighter, fresher and showery conditions following from the west. Further cloud and outbreaks of rain are then likely from the west early next week. Through the rest of the period, a more changeable pattern is likely across the United Kingdom, with northern and western parts seeing spells of rain at times. Meanwhile, many southern and eastern parts should be drier and brighter, although some spells of rain possible here too. Windy at times, especially in the northwest. Temperatures are likely to be near normal generally, but perhaps warm at times in the south and east.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 13 Jun 2017 to Tuesday 27 Jun 2017:

Confidence is low during this period, although we are likely to see the changeable pattern continuing across the United Kingdom through the period, with a predominately west or southwesterly flow and near normal temperatures. The unsettled conditions most frequently affecting northern and western parts, but also further southeast at times too. By late June confidence remains low, although on balance we are likely to see a continuation of the changeable conditions for many, with temperatures remaining near the average, although some warmer spells remain possible in the south and southeast at times too.

Updated: 17:15 on Mon 29 May 2017 BST

Location details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9
Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

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