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Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Outbreaks of rain slowly clearing, brightening up over Orkney.

Today:

Outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, will become confined to Shetland during the afternoon then slowly die out. Clouds breaking to give some sunshine over Orkney by mid-afternoon. Strong southeasterly winds, easing over Orkney. Maximum Temperature 16°C.

Tonight:

A bright evening for Orkney, whilst any light rain will clears from Shetland, then dry overnight with clear spells. Fresh southeasterly winds, strong at times over Orkney later. Minimum Temperature 11°C.

Tuesday:

Clouding over with some rain for a time over Orkney in the morning, otherwise a mainly dry and bright day with some sunshine. Fresh occasionally strong southeasterly winds. Maximum Temperature 16°C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Bright with some sunshine and also a few showers, merging into longer spells of rain for a time on Thursday. Breezy.

Updated at: 0427 on Mon 03 Aug 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain at times in the northwest. Some warm sunshine elsewhere.

Today:

Monday will begin cloudy in the north and west with rain. It will brighten up, although showers will continue, and it will become windy. Elsewhere showers are possible at first, but the afternoon will be dry with some warm sunshine.

Tonight:

Wet and windy weather will affect many northwestern areas overnight. Southeast England may see some thundery showers. Elsewhere it will be mostly dry with clear spells.

Tuesday:

Northern and western areas will have a rather cloudy and windy day on Tuesday with showery rain. Most southern and eastern parts will be dry with some sunshine. Feeling fresher.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Generally unsettled. Scotland, Northern Ireland and at times Wales and western England, will be cloudy with spells of rain. Elsewhere, there will be fewer showers and also some warm sunshine.

Updated at: 0340 on Mon 03 Aug 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 7 Aug 2015 to Sunday 16 Aug 2015:

Friday and Saturday are likely to be unsettled, with showers or longer spells, of rain. The rain being most persistent in the north and west, where it will be windy at times. The southeast could stay largely dry although there is the risk of some thundery showers here. Through the rest of the period, westerly or south-westerly winds will push bands of rain or showers across the country at times, interspersed by some drier and brighter interludes. The wettest and windiest weather occurring in the north and west, with the south seeing the best of the brighter weather. Temperatures will range from rather cool in the northwest, to near normal in the east, although there is the chance of some very warm interludes in the southeast.

UK Outlook for Monday 17 Aug 2015 to Monday 31 Aug 2015:

The changeable theme is likely to continue for much of the UK to the end of August with wet and windy conditions at times, particularly in the north and west of the UK. Southern and eastern parts will continue to see the best of any drier and brighter spells, although there is still a risk of rain or showers here at times. There is a weak signal for some periods of drier and more settled weather to develop towards the end of the month, however confidence in this is currently low. Temperatures on the whole will be near or below average for the time of year, especially in the north, although during any more settled spells of weather it could turn warmer at times in the southeast.

Updated at: 1233 on Sun 02 Aug 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Lerwick (S. Screen)

Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Light rain 60.139 -1.183
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Heavy shower night 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Light rain 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Ullapool Ullapool – Light shower night 57.8956 -5.16
Stornoway Stornoway – Light shower night 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Craig – Light rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Heavy rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Dundee – Heavy shower night 56.4621 -2.9692
Fort William Fort William – Light rain 56.8199 -5.104
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Heavy rain 57.4836 -7.3599
Strathyre Strathyre – Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Light shower night 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Biggar Biggar – Light rain 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82m above mean sea level

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