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Kirkwall

  • Sunny day 21 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny intervals 17 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Overcast 10 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

Friday (26 May 2017)
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80% 82%
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Sunrise: 04:20 Sunset: 21:58 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Saturday (27 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:18 Sunset: 22:00 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Sunday (28 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:17 Sunset: 22:02 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (29 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:15 Sunset: 22:04 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (30 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:14 Sunset: 22:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (31 May 2017)
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SW 16 23 SW 16 23 SSW 16 22 SSW 15 22 SSW 14 19 S 13 18 S 14 19 SE 14 20
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VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
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81% 82% 83% 81% 81% 81% 82% 84%
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Sunrise: 04:12 Sunset: 22:07 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (1 June 2017)
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SE 16 22 SE 17 24 SE 19 26 SSE 19 26 SSE 19 26 SE 18 25 SE 17 24 SE 17 24
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0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 04:11 Sunset: 22:09 Moon phase: First quarter

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Warm, sunny spells on Saturday, increasing haar risk later.

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry and warm evening with late sunshine, then a dry night with long clear spells. Mild or very mild overnight with moderate south to southeasterly breeze, freshening across Shetland later. Perhaps some patchy low cloud in the east. Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Saturday:

A dry and bright start with some good spells of sunshine, however the southeasterly breeze is expected to bring haar to eastern parts, especially later. Still very warm in west. Maximum temperature 23 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rather cloudy and much cooler with outbreaks of mostly light rain, but perhaps heavy and thundery at first on Sunday. Best of any brighter spells expected on Monday.

Updated: 14:52 on Fri 26 May 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Scattered thunderstorms for tonight and tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

After a warm sunny evening, most places will have another mild and rather muggy night. It will remain dry for many, but heavy and thundery showers will move across southwest England, south Wales and Northern Ireland.

Saturday:

Saturday will be hot again in the east but the heavy, thundery showers will move further north-eastwards, leaving further sunny and warm weather in the south and west.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday will be fresher, mostly dry and sunny. Heavy thundery rain in the south later will slowly clear on Monday. Rain will move eastwards on Tuesday, drier in the east.

Updated: 14:50 on Fri 26 May 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 31 May 2017 to Friday 9 Jun 2017:

Mainly dry with some sunny spells in the south and east on Wednesday. Becoming more unsettled in the north and west into Thursday with bands of cloud and rain pushing in from the west, weakening as they move eastwards. The south and southeast still at risk of further humid conditions and thundery outbreaks. Temperatures remaining rather warm. Turning more generally changeable from the end of the week and through the remainder of the period. The northwest tending to see spells of rain or showers with some drier, brighter interludes. Generally drier and brighter further southeast, but some rain at times here too. Windy at times, especially in the northwest. Temperatures generally near normal in the northwest and warm at times in the south and east.

UK Outlook for Saturday 10 Jun 2017 to Saturday 24 Jun 2017:

Confidence is currently low through this period, though we are more likely to see changeable conditions continue through the early part of June. More settled weather may begin to dominate for a time towards the middle of the month, mainly in the south, bringing some drier and brighter weather. Temperatures are likely to be close to normal at first, but may become generally warm, perhaps locally very warm for a time during mid June. By the latter part of the month, there is a possibility of more unsettled conditions developing once more, with spells of rain at times, and temperatures returning closer to average.

Updated: 14:50 on Fri 26 May 2017 BST

Location details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.985, -2.961
Altitude: 1.0 m above mean sea level

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