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Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:50 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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UV index
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Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 20:48 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
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Precipitation probability
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
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UV index
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Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 20:45 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
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UV index
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:42 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
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Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
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10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
Precipitation probability
20% 20% 20% 50% 40% 40% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
90% 91% 91% 91% 91% 90% 92% 92%
UV index
0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
Sunrise: 05:48 Sunset: 20:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
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Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
Precipitation probability
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
91% 92% 92% 88% 84% 84% 86% 90%
UV index
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:50 Sunset: 20:36 Moon phase: New
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Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
Precipitation probability
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 7 10 E 8 11 E 10 13 E 11 15 E 12 16 E 12 16 ESE 12 16 ESE 12 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 91% 91% 89% 87% 87% 88% 89%
UV index
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:52 Sunset: 20:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Sunny spells and blustery showers.

Today:

A bright and breezy day with a mix of sunshine and occasionally heavy showers, the showers moving through quickly on the strong westerly or northwesterly breeze. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Further showers are expected through the evening and overnight with clear spells in between, the showers tending to become fewer and lighter by dawn. Occasionally strong northwesterly winds continuing. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Sunday:

A few showers through the morning but the afternoon looks largely dry with some long sunny spells developing. Winds easing across Orkney through the morning and Shetland in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

A little patchy rain at first on Monday but the rest of the day and Tuesday look mainly fine and dry. Then cloudier on Wednesday with outbreaks of rain developing.

Updated: 03:26 on Sat 19 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Sunshine and showers today.

Today:

A windy day for many, particularly in the northwest. Scattered blustery showers across much of the UK. The most frequent showers in the north, perhaps turning heavy at times. However, becoming drier in the south through the afternoon.

Tonight:

Largely dry overnight with clear spells and turning chilly, particularly in rural spots. Some showers continuing in northern Scotland through the night.

Sunday:

Low cloud and drizzle spreading across the southwest with some locally heavy bursts possible. Dry elsewhere with some sunshine, but turning increasingly cloudy later. Feeling warm in the sunshine.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Outbreaks of rain in the north, some heavy with thundery downpours possible. Becoming largely dry, very warm and humid in the south, with increasing amounts of sunshine.

Updated: 03:27 on Sat 19 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 24 Aug 2017 to Saturday 2 Sep 2017:

Thursday and Friday will stay rather changeable, with showers or longer spells of rain, particularly in the northwest, with much of the south staying largely dry with some sunny spells. Temperatures will be around normal, but perhaps still warm in the southeast, with a chance of some thundery showers. Into the weekend, probably staying unsettled, with further spells of rain or showers, particularly in the north and west, but perhaps more settled in the south and east. Windy at times, especially in the north, with risk of gales. Into the following week and early September, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we may continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest, with some drier spells in the south. Temperatures will probably be near normal.

UK Outlook for Sunday 3 Sep 2017 to Sunday 17 Sep 2017:

As we head into September, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions dominating across the United Kingdom. However, there is a chance of some more prolonged dry and fine weather at times too. As a result, on balance there are likely to be spells of rain and strong winds at times, especially across the north and west, probably interspersed with several days of brighter and showery weather. Temperatures may become warm or very warm at times, especially in the south. However, they will probably remain generally close to normal for the time of year elsewhere.

Updated: 03:27 on Sat 19 Aug 2017 BST