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Lerwick

  • Light rain 15 °C

    11 °C

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    11 °C

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  • Cloudy 14 °C

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Friday (Friday 18 August 2017)
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SSE 14 25 SSE 11 20 SE 11 19 ESE 13 20 ESE 15 23 ESE 15 23 ESE 14 21 E 14 21 NE 16 23 ENE 16 22 ENE 10 14 ENE 10 15 E 9 14 E 10 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 05:24 Sunset: 20:51 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 19 August 2017)
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Warnings
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG E E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
92% 93% 92% 93% 93% 93% 93% 91% 86% 84% 81% 81% 76% 75% 76% 76% 77% 78% 83% 83% 88% 90% 91% 92%
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0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:27 Sunset: 20:48 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 20 August 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
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VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
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92% 92% 91% 90% 86% 80% 75% 80% 83%
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0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:29 Sunset: 20:45 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 21 August 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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WNW 8 12 WNW 8 12 NW 9 14 NNW 8 13 NNW 10 17 NW 11 17 NNW 10 15 NNW 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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88% 87% 85% 76% 75% 75% 77% 86%
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0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:32 Sunset: 20:42 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 August 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 05:34 Sunset: 20:40 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 August 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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ENE 12 17 NNE 15 22 NE 15 22 NNE 15 22 N 15 21 N 15 21 NNE 15 21 NNE 15 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG G
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83% 83% 82% 81% 81% 81% 82% 82%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0
Sunrise: 05:37 Sunset: 20:37 Moon phase: New
Thursday (Thursday 24 August 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
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N 15 21 N 15 21 N 14 20 NNW 14 20 N 14 20 N 14 20 N 14 20 NNW 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0
Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 20:34 Moon phase: New
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Updated 09:00 on Fri 18 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Heavy shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light rain 51.126 1.318
Exeter Heavy shower day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light shower day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Thunder 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy shower day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Overcast 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light shower day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Rather cloudy with outbreaks of showery rain

Today:

A bright start but cloud soon increasing with outbreaks of showery rain developing the rain occasionally heavy with perhaps a rumble or two of thunder. Some sunny spells are likely, especially across western parts of Shetland. Easterly or southeasterly breeze. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

A mix of clear spells and occasionally heavy showers through the evening and overnight as winds become more northwesterly and freshen. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Saturday:

A bright day with a mix of sunny spells and showers. The showers should move through quite quickly with an occasionally strong westerly or northwesterly breeze. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunshine and showers on Sunday with mostly light winds. A fine start Monday but cloud and rain expected later with strengthening winds. Tuesday looks drier with lighter winds.

Updated: 04:46 on Fri 18 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the far north today. Sunshine and showers elsewhere.

Today:

Rain moving northeastwards across Scotland, turning heavy at times. Sunny spells and showers elsewhere, with hail and thunder possible. However, more organised rain reaching Wales later in the afternoon, continuing to spread eastwards thereafter. Windy, especially in the west.

Tonight:

Rain clearing both Scotland and parts of England during the evening, leaving a mix of clear spells and occasional showers, mostly confined to the north and west. Winds easing inland.

Saturday:

Sunshine and blustery showers for northern and western parts, though showers becoming more isolated through the day. Largely dry elsewhere with some sun, although turning cloudy in the southwest later.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rain spreading northeastwards on Sunday, turning heavy over western hills. Dry and bright across southeastern parts Monday, but rain erratically moving southeastwards through the day. Staying unsettled for some Tuesday.

Updated: 01:35 on Fri 18 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 22 Aug 2017 to Thursday 31 Aug 2017:

An unsettled start with showers or longer spells of rain are likely to affect the north on Tuesday with strong winds. Sunshine and showers are expected elsewhere. Drier and brighter conditions will probably spread to other areas on Wednesday and winds will ease. Through the rest of next week, it is likely to be rather changeable in the north with spells of rain. Places further south will see more prolonged drier, brighter and warmer conditions. For the rest of the period, it is most likely that many areas will see spells of cloud and rain at times, interspersed with a few days of brighter, showery conditions. Temperatures look set to be around average for the time of year, although it could turn warm in the south at times.

UK Outlook for Friday 1 Sep 2017 to Friday 15 Sep 2017:

As we head into September, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions dominating across the UK. However, there is a chance of some more prolonged dry and fine weather at times too. As a result, on balance there are likely to be spells of rain and strong winds at times, especially across the north and west, probably interspersed with several days of brighter and showery weather. Temperatures may become warm or very warm at times, especially in the south. However, they will probably remain generally close to normal for the time of year elsewhere.

Updated: 01:35 on Fri 18 Aug 2017 BST

Location details

Lerwick

Location
60.154, -1.143
Altitude
18.0 m above mean sea level

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