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Kirkwall Airport

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Heavy rain 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    13 °C

Monday (Monday 21 August 2017)
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Warnings
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
74% 75% 81% 84% 85% 85%
UV index Expand
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Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 20:45 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 August 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 8 19 ESE 9 19 ESE 9 19 ESE 10 20 ESE 10 21 ESE 10 21 ESE 11 22 ESE 12 22 ESE 14 23 ESE 16 25 ESE 17 26 ESE 18 27 ESE 18 27 ESE 18 28 ESE 18 28 ESE 18 28 ESE 18 28 ESE 17 28 ESE 17 27 ESE 17 28 ESE 17 28 ESE 17 29 ESE 17 29 ESE 18 29
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G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
87% 87% 85% 86% 85% 85% 85% 84% 80% 77% 77% 76% 77% 77% 79% 79% 81% 82% 83% 84% 85% 86% 87% 89%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:46 Sunset: 20:42 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 August 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy shower day Light shower day Cloudy Light rain
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ESE 18 29 ESE 18 30 ESE 18 30 ESE 19 31 SE 19 31 SE 21 32 SE 19 29 SE 15 23 SSW 10 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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90% 91% 94% 95% 95% 93% 94% 96% 96%
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0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
Sunrise: 05:48 Sunset: 20:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 24 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Partly cloudy night Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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96% 95% 94% 88% 85% 85% 87% 88%
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0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:50 Sunset: 20:37 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 25 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
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NNE 11 15 NE 11 15 NE 12 17 NE 12 17 NE 11 16 NE 11 15 NE 10 15 NE 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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87% 85% 84% 80% 79% 77% 79% 81%
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Sunrise: 05:52 Sunset: 20:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 26 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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NE 8 12 E 9 12 NNW 9 13 NNW 10 14 SSE 10 15 S 10 15 S 11 15 S 12 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
82% 81% 81% 79% 78% 79% 83% 86%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 20:31 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Sunday (Sunday 27 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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S 13 18 SSW 14 19 SSW 15 20 SSW 16 22 SSW 17 23 SSW 17 23 SSW 17 23 SSW 17 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Humidity Expand
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Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:28 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Met Office 18:00, Mon
Updated 17:00 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Overcast 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mainly fine for Shetland, some rain for Orkney during Tuesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Monday evening bright with good sunny spells; generally dry but isolated light showers possible across Shetland. Tonight stays dry with clear spells. Light Northeast winds across Shetland but moderate locally fresh Easterly winds across Orkney. Minimum temperature 8 °C.

Tuesday:

Shetland dry and bright with sunny spells and light East winds. Orkney starts dry but turns duller with some drizzly rain developing and fresh East winds. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Belt of rain spreads north during Wednesday and lasts through Thursday before clearing early Friday, so some dull wet spells and accompanied by fresh East then Northeast winds. Brighter Friday.

Updated: 15:46 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the north, cloudy and humid in the south.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain in the north of England and western Scotland will slowly move further north and east. Some heavy bursts are likely in the Highlands. Further south, it will be mostly cloudy and humid with widespread hill and coastal fog.

Tuesday:

Rain across Scotland will fizzle out, before more heavy rain spreads into Northern Ireland and then western Scotland. Further south will be brighter and significantly warmer with a few showers.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday and Thursday will be fresher but mainly dry in England and Wales. Showers are likely further north. Friday's showers will be heavier across northern England and Wales.

Updated: 15:02 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 26 Aug 2017 to Monday 4 Sep 2017:

Saturday is likely to be dry for most of us and warm in the east. One or two showers remain possible. Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday will probably become changeable again, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain, particularly in the north and west. However, parts of the southeast may stay mainly dry with some sunny spells. It will be windy at times, especially in the north, with a risk of gales here. Into the following week, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we may continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest, with drier spells, mainly in the south. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps rather warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 to Tuesday 19 Sep 2017:

During this period, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south.

Updated: 15:02 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

Location details

Kirkwall Airport

Location
58.959, -2.894
Altitude
11.0 m above mean sea level

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