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Kirkwall

  • Overcast 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Light rain 16 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    11 °C

Monday (Monday 24 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:41 Sunset: 21:54 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:43 Sunset: 21:52 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:50 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 27 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:47 Sunset: 21:48 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 28 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:50 Sunset: 21:45 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Sunrise: 04:52 Sunset: 21:43 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, some misty low cloud..

This Evening and Tonight:

Dry this evening, and although quite cloudy with some mist, a few bright or sunny spells along southwestern coasts. Tonight dry with clear spells, but rather misty over headlands and hills. Moderate North or Northeast wind freshens a little. Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Monday:

Dry but mostly cloudy, some occasional brightness in sheltered southern parts such as Sumburgh, Lerwick and South Ronaldsway whilst moderate northerly winds bring mist to north facing headlands and hills. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Largely dry on Tuesday and Wednesday, becoming somewhat brighter. Rain edging northeast on Wednesday night and Thursday.

Updated: 15:20 on Sun 23 Jul 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Dry for many but rain in northern England spreading south.

This Evening and Tonight:

Daytime showers will fade this evening leaving many areas cool and dry. A band of thicker cloud and rain in northern England will sink southwards overnight, with some strong winds along the east coast.

Monday:

Cooler with rain in eastern England, turning showery through the afternoon with some brighter spells perhaps. Warm in the west with some good spells of sunshine through the day.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday will be mainly dry with sunny spells and isolated showers. Persistent rain will arrive on Wednesday, spreading slowly eastwards. Remaining showery and unsettled through Thursday with some sunshine.

Updated: 14:03 on Sun 23 Jul 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 28 Jul 2017 to Sunday 6 Aug 2017:

After a dry start on Friday, rain will arrive from the west later heralding a rather unsettled spell of weather. Rain will slowly clear on Saturday, turning showery. Heavy showers and strong winds are most likely in the north west, with gales possible in exposed areas. The unsettled regime looks set to continue until early August with further frontal systems affecting the UK, interspersed with clearer or perhaps showery weather and some unseasonably windy conditions across many areas. Temperatures should be around normal to cool, with perhaps only the far south east seeing some warmer conditions at times, although there is low confidence on this. There are no signals for any significant change from these changeable conditions during the period.

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

Changeable or unsettled conditions are likely at first with periods of rain interspersed with clearer or showery weather. There are some signals for high pressure to build which would allow for more settled conditions and rising temperatures. By the middle of August signals become mixed and confidence is low, however the preferred solution is for an Atlantic driven setup with the most unsettled conditions in the north west but drier in the south east.

Updated: 14:03 on Sun 23 Jul 2017 BST

Location details

Kirkwall

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

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