Use my current location crosshair

Lerwick

Recent locations
Lerwick last 24 hours
  • 13 °C

    11 °C

    Light rain
  • 15 °C

    11 °C

    Sunny intervals
  • 14 °C

    9 °C

    Light shower day
  • 14 °C

    12 °C

    Cloudy
  • 15 °C

    14 °C

    Cloudy
  • 14 °C

    12 °C

    Light shower day
  • 15 °C

    11 °C

    Cloudy
Friday   (26 August 2016)
0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 10% 20% 20% 90% 90% ≥95% 80% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
NE 11 14 NE 10 12 ENE 8 10 E 6 8 ESE 5 8 ESE 6 9 SE 6 9 SE 5 7 SSW 5 8 WSW 8 13 WSW 9 16 WSW 11 19 WSW 11 20 WSW 11 20 WSW 12 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG G M M G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
83% 82% 80% 81% 83% 90% 92% 92% 92% 91% 92% 92% 93% 93% 94%
UV index arrow down
2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Saturday   (27 August 2016)
0000 0100 0200 0300 0400 0500 0600 0700 0800 0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
Precipitation probability arrow down
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 12 21 WSW 12 21 WSW 11 20 WSW 10 18 WSW 9 16 WSW 8 15 WSW 8 15 WSW 8 13 WSW 8 13 WSW 8 13 WSW 9 14 WSW 9 14 WSW 9 14 WSW 9 14 SW 8 14 SW 8 13 SW 8 13 SW 8 13 SW 8 13 SSW 7 11 SSW 6 10 SSW 6 10 SSW 6 9 SSW 6 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG G G G G G G G
Humidity arrow down
94% 93% 94% 94% 94% 94% 94% 93% 89% 85% 80% 79% 78% 77% 76% 76% 75% 80% 82% 85% 88% 91% 94% 94%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunday   (28 August 2016)
0000 0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 °
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 °
Precipitation probability arrow down
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
S 6 8 S 5 8 S 5 7 SE 5 7 SSE 6 10 SSE 5 10 SSE 4 8 NNW 4 7 WNW 5 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G M G G G G G
Humidity arrow down
95% 95% 95% 94% 86% 80% 82% 85% 93%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0
Monday   (29 August 2016)
0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
Precipitation probability arrow down
<5% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WNW 5 8 W 6 8 W 5 8 W 9 15 WSW 11 19 WSW 12 20 SW 11 17 SSW 14 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity arrow down
93% 94% 93% 85% 76% 77% 82% 87%
UV index arrow down
0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Tuesday   (30 August 2016)
0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 °
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
Precipitation probability arrow down
20% 60% 50% 60% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 18 27 SSW 20 29 SW 20 30 SW 22 33 SW 21 33 SSW 20 33 SSW 18 27 SSW 19 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G M M G G G VG G
Humidity arrow down
92% 93% 94% 92% 88% 85% 86% 88%
UV index arrow down
0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
Wednesday   (31 August 2016)
0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 20% 40% 40% 40% 10% <5% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 19 28 SSW 20 29 SSW 20 30 SSW 21 32 SW 19 29 SW 20 33 SW 20 31 SW 20 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
89% 89% 89% 88% 85% 76% 80% 83%
UV index arrow down
0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0
Thursday   (01 September 2016)
0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 20 30 SW 19 29 WSW 17 26 WSW 17 27 WSW 16 26 SW 14 24 WSW 13 20 SW 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
84% 85% 87% 82% 78% 79% 83% 87%
UV index arrow down
0 0 1 1 3 2 1 0
More Detail chevron down

Issued at: 0800 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Rain spreading north with scattered showers following.

Today:

Orkney sees a cloudy morning with some heavy spells of rain, then a brighter afternoon with scattered showers. Shetland sees a mostly dry start before occasionally heavy rain develops by late morning and then lingers for much of the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

The showers will become more isolated through the evening and overnight. Scattered cloud will linger across Shetland with the best of the clear spells for Orkney. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Saturday:

Mainly dry with isolated showers dying away, lighter southwesterly winds and some bright or sunny spells, although slightly more cloud expected across Shetland. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Remaining mostly dry on Sunday and Monday with some bright or sunny spells although a risk of some low cloud occasionally drifting across. Breezier on Tuesday with rain at times.

Updated at: 0538 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Mostly dry and fine with plenty of sunshine

Today:

Scattered showers will affect Northern Ireland and western Scotland today. Elsewhere it'll be generally dry with good sunny spells all day. It'll be a touch cooler and fresher than yesterday, but still warm for most.

Tonight:

Most places dry with clear periods overnight and a risk of isolated mist and fog over England and Wales, with scattered showers continuing to affect parts of NW Scotland.

Saturday:

After a dry start, a band of rain, becoming heavy later, will affect parts of southern and central England and Wales. Otherwise mostly dry and warm with some sunshine.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday sees sunny spells and showers, occasionally heavy. Monday similar but with more in the way of sunshine. On Tuesday, becoming cloudier with rain arriving in the west later.

Updated at: 0446 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 30 Aug 2016 to Thursday 8 Sep 2016:

Outbreaks of rain are expected to spread into the north and west on Tuesday, but the south and east should stay mainly dry with sunny spells. The rain should move southeastwards during Wednesday and Thursday, but it is likely to become light and patchy. Temperatures will be warm in the southeast, but nearer normal temperatures in the northwest are likely to spread across all parts. The weather through the rest of the period is likely to be changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some dry and brighter periods. The best of the brighter weather occurring in the southeast, with some wet and windy spells at times in the northwest. Temperatures will be generally near normal although there is the chance of some temporary warmer spells.

Updated at: 1211 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 8 Sep 2016 to Thursday 22 Sep 2016:

Westerly or southwesterly winds are expected to dominate through this period. This will bring changeable weather, with showers or longer spells of rain interspersed by some dry and bright periods. The heaviest and most persistent rain is expected to occur in the north and west, where it could also be windy at times. The best of the brighter weather probably occurring in the south and east. Temperatures through this period are likely to be generally near normal.

Updated at: 1210 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Weather map

Fri 1000

Weather forecast map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Light rain 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Sunny intervals 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Sunny intervals 57.4751 -3.2155
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Sunny intervals 57.1498 -2.0927
Ullapool Ullapool – Heavy rain 57.8956 -5.16
Stornoway Stornoway – Heavy shower day 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Craig – Heavy rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Light shower day 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Dundee – Sunny intervals 56.4621 -2.9692
Fort William Fort William – Cloudy 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – Sunny intervals 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Cloudy 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Sunny day 55.9533 -3.1868
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Sunny day 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Biggar Biggar – Sunny day 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Lerwick

Location: 60.1536, -1.1435

Altitude: 18.0 m above mean sea level

Video forecast