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Issued at: 1200 on Thu 02 Jul 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Showers clearing, then some bright spells. Some haar later.

Today:

Some isolated showers over Shetland at first, then mainly dry with some hazy sunshine. A risk of haar around exposed coasts, this perhaps becoming more widespread during the afternoon, particularly for western coasts. Moderate southeasterly winds turning southwesterly. Maximum Temperature 19°C.

Tonight:

A mainly cloudy night with some showers, possibly heavy. These tending to die out towards the morning, but staying mostly cloudy with a risk of haar. Moderate northwesterly winds. Minimum Temperature 10°C.

Friday:

Some drizzle and haar perhaps affecting exposed coasts, otherwise mainly dry. Moderate west or northwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 15°C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Patchy rain moving northwards on Saturday, with a risk of haar. Sunday and Monday brighter, but with scattered showers.

Updated at: 0404 on Thu 02 Jul 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Cloudier and less hot than yesterday. Thundery showers for some.

Today:

Warm and largely fine, although much less hot than yesterday for many. It'll be a cloudier day too, with the risk of thundery showers throughout; this mainly across the south at first, and towards northern parts later in the day.

Tonight:

Cloud will tend to thin and clear from the west during the evening, with any remaining thundery showers clearing northeast Scotland early in the night. Cooler than on recent nights.

Friday:

A fresher start than on previous days, with sunny spells for most. It'll turn increasingly warm and humid later though, especially across the south, with thundery rain spreading north later.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Rain, locally heavy with thunder, clearing the north during Saturday, with drier, fresher, breezier conditions following. Further warm sunshine Sunday and Monday, though with scattered showers, mainly north and west.

Updated at: 0335 on Thu 02 Jul 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 7 Jul 2015 to Thursday 16 Jul 2015:

Rather cloudy at first on Tuesday, and breezy generally, with a band of rain moving eastwards across the country, clearing by the afternoon to leave a mixture of sunshine and showers, heaviest in the west. Further showers on Wednesday most frequent and heavy in the north-west and staying breezy. Becoming more settled across most parts going into the weekend with the south of the country likely to see some fine dry weather once again. Probably turning more unsettled across the country from the north-west by the end of the period. Temperatures around or just below average through the period, though towards the weekend some very warm, humid conditions may return to the south and southeast at times with a risk of thunder here.

UK Outlook for Thursday 16 Jul 2015 to Thursday 30 Jul 2015:

Many southern and central parts of the UK are likely to be mostly dry, often with fine, warm conditions. Towards the north and northwest there will be some cloudier conditions with rain at times, occasionally reaching the south east, however even in the northwest any periods of rain may well be less frequent than normal with some good periods of dry weather expected. Temperatures are likely to be around average in the northwest, but in the southeast there may be spells of very warm weather for the time of year, with a low risk of occasional thundery outbreaks, mainly towards the beginning of the forecast period.

Updated at: 1110 on Thu 02 Jul 2015

Weather map

Thu 1400

Weather forecast map for Lerwick

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

Location Details

Lerwick

Location: 60.1536, -1.1435

Altitude: 18m above mean sea level

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