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Lerwick (S. Screen)

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    9 °C

  • Overcast 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    8 °C

Thursday (25 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:05 Sunset: 21:59 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (26 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:03 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Saturday (27 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:01 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Sunday (28 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 04:00 Sunset: 22:05 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 4
Monday (29 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 03:58 Sunset: 22:07 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (30 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 03:56 Sunset: 22:09 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Wednesday (31 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 03:55 Sunset: 22:11 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Dry and fine, some very warm sunshine. Light winds.

This Evening and Tonight:

All parts dry, Orkney sees plenty warm sunshine Thursday evening whist across Shetland sunny intervals develop, especially Lerwick and east coast. Tonight dry with clear periods, but misty again for Shetland. South or Southeast wind, falling light Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Friday:

Shetland will see mist and cloud thin to allow some warm sunny spells.. Orkney dry and mostly sunny, very warm by afternoon away from coasts where a refreshing Southeast breeze. Maximum temperature 23 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday starts dry, very warm and humid, some hazy sun, but thickening cloud and heavy thundery showers develop later.. Sunday and Monday much fresher, cloudy then brighter.

Updated: 14:54 on Thu 25 May 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Hot and sunny on Friday, some thundery showers this weekend.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be a fine evening with plenty of late, warm sunshine on offer. A dry night will then follow with clear skies across most areas. It will be a mild night for all and rather humid in the south.

Friday:

Friday will be dry, sunny and hot again almost everywhere. It will cloud over in western parts of Northern Ireland later with the possibility of some showery rain too.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Hot and mainly sunny weather breaking down as scattered thunderstorms move east across the country on Saturday. Becoming fresher, although a chance of further thundery rain in the south.

Updated: 15:00 on Thu 25 May 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 30 May 2017 to Thursday 8 Jun 2017:

Initially fairly settled with dry conditions and some sunny spells on Tuesday. Then becoming more changeable 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. Remaining unsettled from the end of the week and through the remainder of the period with a northwest-southeast split. The northwest tending to see spells of rain or showers with some drier, brighter interludes. Generally drier and brighter further southeast, but with some humid, thundery spells still possible in the southeast. Becoming windy at times, especially over next weekend. Temperatures generally near normal, or rather cool, in the northwest and warm at times in the south and east.

UK Outlook for Friday 9 Jun 2017 to Friday 23 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, bringing drier and brighter weather for many. 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: 15:00 on Thu 25 May 2017 BST

Location details

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183
Altitude: 82.0 m above mean sea level

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