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Issued at: 0100 on Sun 22 Jan 2017

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Bright start Sunday then cloudier, patchy light rain.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloudy at first across Shetland then clearer skies already affecting Orkney will spread north to reach Shetland during the evening. A colder night, especially over Orkney where there will be a frost. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Sunday:

Mostly dry with some bright spells, the best of these in the morning. Cloud then likely to thicken with the chance of some patchy rain in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Variable cloud, bright intervals and occasional spells of mostly light rain. Turning windier on Tuesday, risk of southwesterly gales by Wednesday.

Updated at: 1518 on Sat 21 Jan 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Staying mainly dry and cold.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will stay mostly dry, cold and cloudy overnight. Where clear spells develop, frost and mist will form. Wintry showers will affect western and some northern areas and where these fall on frozen ground, there is a risk of ice.

Sunday:

Early mist will clear, leaving dry and sunny weather in the south and east. Skies will be cloudier further north and west, with some wintry showers in the west.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

It will stay dry over the coming days, except for some rain in the far north-west. Persistent fog is likely on Monday and Tuesday, mainly in central and southern England.

Updated at: 1505 on Sat 21 Jan 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 26 Jan 2017 to Saturday 4 Feb 2017:

Thursday will stay dry and cold for most with sunshine in the east. It will become increasingly cloudy and windy in the north-west and heavy rain will reach Northern Ireland before the end of the day. The rain will spread into mainland UK overnight but the south-east will probably stay dry throughout Friday. This will mark a change to generally wet and windy weather over the weekend and next week. Bands of rain will cross the country, interspersed with brighter and showery interludes. It will be windy at times, with gales likely in the north-west. The heaviest rain is also likely across northern and western parts. Temperatures are likely to be mild for late January, however there is a chance that the south-east could stay drier and colder.

Updated at: 1201 on Sat 21 Jan 2017

UK Outlook for Sunday 5 Feb 2017 to Sunday 19 Feb 2017:

At the start of this period the most likely scenario is for more unsettled weather with wet and windy spells interspersed with brighter and showery interludes. This would bring gales at times, especially in the north-west. Temperatures are likely to be slightly above normal for the time of year. South-eastern parts may well stay drier and brighter. From the second week of February, confidence in the forecast reduces but there is a possibility that high pressure will return, bringing more settled weather with lighter winds and a return of overnight frost and fog. As a result, temperatures may become colder at times although the chance of very cold weather developing is considered to be low.

Updated at: 1202 on Sat 21 Jan 2017

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Lerwick

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

Location Details

Lerwick

Location: 60.1536, -1.1435

Altitude: 18.0 m above mean sea level

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