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Sule Skerry (Maws)

  • Sleet shower 4 °C 2 °C
  • Light shower day 5 °C 3 °C
  • Cloudy 5 °C 4 °C
  • Light shower day 8 °C 6 °C
  • Light rain 8 °C 6 °C
  • Heavy shower day 8 °C 5 °C
  • Heavy shower day 7 °C 4 °C
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Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 16:07 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4
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Sunrise: 08:48 Sunset: 16:12 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4
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Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 16:14 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4
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Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:16 Moon phase: First quarter
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Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:19 Moon phase: First quarter

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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Cold with some wintry showers.

Today:

A bright cold day with occasional sleet and snow showers giving further accumulations especially on high ground, and a risk of ice at first and later. Thunder possible. Light to moderate westerly breeze. Maximum temperature 3 °C.

Tonight:

A mixture of clear spells and a wintry mix of rain hail sleet and snow showers. These will bring a risk of ice and fresh snowfalls. Mainly light winds. Minimum temperature -2 °C.

Saturday:

A bright day with some sunny intervals and occasional showers these wintry at first but turning mainly to rain in the afternoon. Mainly light northwest breeze. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Dry much of Sunday but strengthening winds, and some rain in evening. Monday and Tuesday bright and breezy with occasional showers. Milder with any remaining snow thawing.

Updated: 02:32 on Fri 19 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Sunny spells and wintry showers.

Today:

Icy start. Sunshine and heavy, wintry showers today. These bringing snow in the north, but only on hills further south, perhaps with some hail to low levels. Drier and brighter in the east. Windy with gales in the west.

Tonight:

Wintry showers easing in the north overnight, but frost and icy stretches likely. In the far south and west, turning wet and windy although slightly milder with frost less likely.

Saturday:

Mainly cold and bright. Wintry showers less frequent than recently. Southwest England and South Wales cloudier with a chance of rain and perhaps hill snow at first.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday wet and windy, risk of snow in the north. Monday cloudy and damp in the south, brighter further north. Tuesday windy with some rain likely in the west. Milder.

Updated: 02:59 on Fri 19 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 23 Jan 2018 to Thursday 1 Feb 2018:

Outbreaks of heavy rain will arrive from the west on Tuesday and spread to all areas for a time on Wednesday, with any snow likely restricted to the Scottish mountains. The best of the drier and brighter weather is likely in the southeast. It will stay changeable towards the end of the working week with brighter, but showery periods interspersed with bands of cloud and rain. Again, northwestern parts are likely to see the heaviest rain with snow possible over high ground, and it will be driest in the south and east. Also, it will be windy at times particularly in the northwest. By the beginning of February it is likely to remain changeable and occasionally mild with an increased chance of more settled, colder weather, especially in the south.

UK Outlook for Friday 2 Feb 2018 to Friday 16 Feb 2018:

Through the first half of February the UK's weather is likely to be characterised by a mixture of short-lived spells of unsettled weather interspersed by showery conditions and longer periods of more settled and drier weather. The unsettled spells will bring cloud and rain to parts of the UK and the showery periods may give some snow in the north, especially over high ground. During the settled spells, it is likely to be cold with overnight frost and fog. Temperatures are expected to fluctuate around the average for the time of year.

Updated: 02:59 on Fri 19 Jan 2018 GMT

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