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Friday   (20 January 2017)
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8 ° 8 °
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Saturday   (21 January 2017)
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Sunday   (22 January 2017)
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Monday   (23 January 2017)
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Tuesday   (24 January 2017)
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Wednesday   (25 January 2017)
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Thursday   (26 January 2017)
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8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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S 32 47 S 33 50 S 32 49 S 32 48 S 31 47 S 29 44 S 28 42 S 27 41
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Issued at: 2100 on Fri 20 Jan 2017

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Dry, cold and rather cloudy on Saturday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Remaining cloudy and mild across Shetland for much of the night, however Orkney seeing some clearer spells during the evening and it turning a little colder here overnight. Light southerly winds. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Saturday:

Staying dry with Orkney seeing bright or sunny spells. Remaining mostly cloudy across Shetland. Southwesterly winds freshening slightly and not quite as mild as recent days. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mostly dry with variable cloud and some bright spells, although some light rain later Sunday and early Monday. Then turning breezier on Tuesday with thicker cloud and some light rain.

Updated at: 1507 on Fri 20 Jan 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Cold and frosty for many tonight.

This Evening and Tonight:

Skies will clear for many overnight allowing a widespread and locally sharp frost to form, as well as some patchy fog. However, some cloud will affect south-west England and Wales and later eastern parts of England, giving a patchier frost.

Saturday:

Saturday will start cold and frosty for many with crisp winter sunshine. However, thicker cloud and some light drizzle, perhaps with some hill snow, will affect eastern and central England.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Dry and cold over the next few days with sunny spells and the occasional shower where cloud is thickest. Perhaps more widespread fog over England and Wales early next week.

Updated at: 1416 on Fri 20 Jan 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 25 Jan 2017 to Friday 3 Feb 2017:

Many should continue to be dry on Wednesday, however there is the risk of some fog particularly in the south where winds are light. Elsewhere, winds will strengthen and outbreaks of rain will slowly spread into the west during Thursday, perhaps with some snow across northern hills before temperatures gradually turn less cold. This continues into the weekend marking a change to unsettled weather through this period with bands of rain crossing the country, interspersed with brighter and showery interludes. It will be windy at times, with gales likely in the north-west and the heaviest rain is also likely across northern and western parts. Temperatures will be close to normal or occasionally mild for late January, however there is a low chance that the south-east could stay drier and colder.

Updated at: 1214 on Fri 20 Jan 2017

UK Outlook for Saturday 4 Feb 2017 to Saturday 18 Feb 2017:

Into the start of February, confidence in the forecast reduces, however the most likely scenario is for a continuation of the unsettled weather with wet and windy spells interspersed with brighter and showery interludes. This will bring gales at times, especially in the north-west and temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal for the time of year. From the second week of February there is an increased likelihood for high pressure to 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: 1214 on Fri 20 Jan 2017

Weather map

Fri 2300

Weather forecast map for Stenness

Stenness Stenness – Cloudy 60.47841 -1.61112
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Partly cloudy night 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Overcast 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
Ullapool Ullapool – Clear night 57.8956 -5.16
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.2111 -6.3842
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Craig Craig – Partly cloudy night 57.4889 -5.2754
Portree Portree – Overcast 57.4127 -6.1949
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Overcast 56.7045 -3.7283
Dundee Dundee – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Fort William Fort William – Cloudy 56.8199 -5.104
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Overcast 57.4836 -7.3599
Strathyre Strathyre – Overcast 56.3257 -4.3234
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Cloudy 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Clear night 55.8643 -4.2505

Location Details

Stenness

Location: 60.47841, -1.61112

Altitude: 4.0 m above mean sea level

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