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Issued at: 0100 on Sun 29 May 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Dry, variable cloud, some clear or sunny intervals.

This Evening and Tonight:

Some evening sunshine for most, the best again in Orkney and west Shetland, but thicker cloud and mist will spread from the east later in the evening and overnight and there might be the odd spot of rain towards morning. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Sunday:

A cloudy, murky start, but it will brighten up through the day, mainly over Shetland and western Orkney. Low cloud likely persisting over eastern Orkney. Moderate southeast breeze, Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Dry, some sunshine on Monday, but with some coastal mist or fog, mainly northern exposures. Cloudier on Tuesday and Wednesday, still mainly dry, perhaps some rain for time in Orkney.

Updated at: 1546 on Sat 28 May 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Some warm sunshine. Heavy showers in the west.

Today:

Many will have a dry day with warm sunshine, although some eastern coasts will be cooler and cloudier at times. Scattered heavy and locally thundery showers will affect northwest Scotland and Northern Ireland. Cloudier and breezier in the southeast later.

Tonight:

Heavy showers in the west and northwest will ease to leave a dry night with clear spells. However, further east low cloud will gradually spread westwards overnight.

Monday:

Monday looks to be mostly fine in the west with some warm sunshine. Further east it will be cloudier and windier with rain developing across east and south-east England later.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Generally more unsettled through Tuesday and Wednesday, although still with some drier, brighter and warmer spells. Perhaps more sunshine likely on Thursday but remaining cloudier and damper in the east.

Updated at: 0109 on Sun 29 May 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 2 Jun 2016 to Saturday 11 Jun 2016:

Cloud and rain, locally heavy, especially over northeastern England and southern Scotland possible through Thursday and Friday. Sunshine and showers are likely further south, with western Scotland and Northern Ireland seeing rain later. As we move through next weekend, many places could see dry spells, although further thundery showers are possible, especially in the south. Northern parts should have the driest, brightest weather, with some prolonged sunny spells. Eastern areas probably feeling cooler with plenty of cloud and a brisk easterly breeze. Towards the end of the period some rain or showers are possible across most parts, with the east seeing the driest weather. Temperatures probably coolest along northeastern coasts at first, with warmer conditions elsewhere. Later in the period warmer conditions are likely to reach all areas.

Updated at: 1311 on Sat 28 May 2016

UK Outlook for Sunday 12 Jun 2016 to Sunday 26 Jun 2016:

Starting mainly dry in the east and northeast at first, but most areas seeing some rain or showers at times. Towards mid-June there is a signal for more unsettled weather to develop, with northwestern areas seeing wetter and windier weather, while warmer conditions are favoured in the south and east.

Updated at: 1251 on Sat 28 May 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Clear night 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Clear night 57.4751 -3.2155
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Overcast 57.1498 -2.0927
Ullapool Ullapool – Partly cloudy night 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 – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Fort William Fort William – Partly cloudy night 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – Partly cloudy night 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 – Overcast 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Partly cloudy night 55.8643 -4.2505
Biggar Biggar – Cloudy 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Lerwick

Location: 60.1536, -1.1435

Altitude: 18.0 m above mean sea level

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