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Westray Airfield

  • Light rain 12 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

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  • Cloudy 12 °C

    11 °C

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    11 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    12 °C

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Sunday (Sunday 2 July 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:05 Sunset: 22:27 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Dry across Shetland, some rain later for Orkney.

Today:

All parts will have a dry and bright morning with some sunshine. It will become cloudy during this afternoon with light rain affecting Orkney this evening. A cool day with fresh gusty northeast winds. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain. The rain will be light and patchy across Shetland with still some drier weather, The rain turning more persistent and heavier across Orkney. Staying breezy. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Friday:

Cloudy morning with rain gradually dying out. The afternoon and evening will be dry and becoming brighter with sunshine later in the day. Another cool day with a northerly breeze. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Dry, bright start to Saturday then a band of rain crossing all parts. Sunshine, blustery showers and strong westerly winds following on Sunday, becoming drier, brighter, less windy on Monday.

Updated: 04:46 on Thu 29 Jun 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Outbreaks of rain for many today.

Today:

Rain across northern, western and some central parts today, gradually inching northwestwards through the day, allowing more in the way of drier interludes for some later. Further south and east, cloudy skies with some heavy showers possible. Windy for many.

Tonight:

Staying windy in the north and west overnight, with outbreaks of rain continuing throughout the night. Remaining rather cloudy elsewhere with further patchy rain for some central parts.

Friday:

Patchy rain slowly returning southeastwards across northern and western parts through Friday. Some brighter spells elsewhere, although some occasionally heavy, possibly thundery, showers developing too.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Rain clearing southeastern areas Saturday morning. Many places then having reasonable dry spells with some sunshine. More changeable further north, where windy at times. Warmer than recently in the northeast.

Updated: 01:06 on Thu 29 Jun 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 3 Jul 2017 to Wednesday 12 Jul 2017:

Next week should get off to a dry start for much of the UK, though some rain may spread in from the southwest and there is a low risk of thundery outbreaks towards the southeast by mid-week. Thereafter there is some uncertainty but at the moment it looks set to turn more changeable, especially across northwestern parts where some wet and windy weather is likely. Towards the south and east it should be drier and brighter though there is still the risk of thundery rain at times here. Temperatures will remain generally around average for the time of year, but there is an increasing chance of a very warm spell, most likely towards the southeast.

UK Outlook for Thursday 13 Jul 2017 to Thursday 27 Jul 2017:

Further changeable weather is likely at first, especially in the north with some rain. In the south the drier and warmer spells are likely to become more prevalent, and these could well spread across the rest of the UK through much of July.

Updated: 01:06 on Thu 29 Jun 2017 BST

Location details

Westray Airfield

Location: 59.351, -2.947
Altitude: 3.0 m above mean sea level

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