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Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

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Sunrise: 06:52 Sunset: 19:20 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
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Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 19:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Dry overnight then cloudy with outbreaks of rain on Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Dry this evening with some late sunshine then clear spells. Towards the end of the night cloud increases from the southwest. Winds mainly light but a freshening southeasterly develops across Orkney towards dawn. Minimum temperature 6 °C.

Wednesday:

A mostly dry morning for Shetland, but outbreaks of rain over Orkney. These reach Shetland around midday with rain heavier over Orkney in the evening. Moderate winds, easing later. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Light winds and occasional rain Thursday, clearing to bright and breezy conditions later. Friday and Saturday days look mainly dry but rain expected Friday night. Strengthening southerly winds on Saturday.

Updated: 14:35 on Tue 19 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Dry overnight for most, but rain in the northwest.

This Evening and Tonight:

A mostly dry night across the UK, although some cloud and rain pushing into Northern Ireland and western Scotland, and the odd light shower in the southwest.

Wednesday:

Outbreaks of rain continuing in northwestern parts, along with some locally strong winds for western coasts and hills. Dry with sunny spells in the southeast.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Rain spreading eastwards Thursday. Mostly dry and sunny on Friday but rain arriving in the northwest, and then west later. Mainly dry and fine on Saturday, cloudier in the north.

Updated: 14:34 on Tue 19 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 24 Sep 2017 to Tuesday 3 Oct 2017:

Through to the end of September it will probably stay rather unsettled in the north and western half of the UK, with rain and stronger winds at times, perhaps even gales for the far northwest next week. Further south and east there will be more in the way of sunshine and lighter winds. It is likely to become quite warm during the day at times, especially in the south and east, but with chilly nights in the forecast. There may be some mist and fog patches around first thing and these may last well into the morning on some days. Early in October the rather unsettled weather in the northwest will probably extend into the rest of the UK.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 4 Oct 2017 to Wednesday 18 Oct 2017:

As we head further into October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast, although it looks most likely to be settled in the south and southeast at first, with the best of the dry and sunny weather. A more marked northwest-southeast split could develop again across the UK, bringing rain and strong winds across the northwest, with more unsettled conditions probably reaching all areas by the second half of the week. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal, with the south and southeast perhaps rather warm by day at first. However,there will be some chilly nights with early morning mist and fog as well as an increased chance of frost, most likely in the north.

Updated: 14:34 on Tue 19 Sep 2017 BST

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