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Orkney: Loch of Hundland

  • Light rain 7 °C 5 °C
  • Heavy rain 7 °C 3 °C
  • Heavy rain 6 °C 3 °C
  • Light shower day 6 °C 3 °C
  • Cloudy 5 °C 2 °C
  • Light rain 8 °C 6 °C
  • Cloudy 8 °C 4 °C
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Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 16:07 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
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Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:09 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
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SW 20 35 S 13 24 SE 17 28 WSW 20 34 W 24 39 WSW 22 35 WSW 19 31 WSW 19 29
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Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:12 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
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Sunrise: 08:38 Sunset: 16:14 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
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Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 16:16 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
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Sunrise: 08:34 Sunset: 16:19 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Sunrise: 08:32 Sunset: 16:21 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous

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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Cloudy on Tuesday with outbreaks of rain.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers clearing to leave a mostly dry evening with some clear intervals, especially across Orkney. However, cloud will thicken again to bring some showers later in the night with strong south or southwest winds. Minimum temperature 5 °C.

Tuesday:

It will be mostly cloudy with showers and strong southerly winds. Some bright spells may come through in the afternoon across Orkney as winds ease. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wet and windy with a chance of severe gales on Wednesday. Turning colder with a few wintry showers on Thursday. Dry and cold start on Friday but rain spreading east.

Updated: 14:08 on Mon 22 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain arriving overnight.

This Evening and Tonight:

Overnight it will turn windy with gales across western parts. Outbreaks of rain will arrive from the west, which will be heavy at times. Far eastern parts perhaps staying dry until morning.

Tuesday:

Cloudy to start with outbreaks of rain for many. Turning brighter from the northwest later, but with blustery showers. Windy in all areas but also mild, particularly in the south.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday very windy with heavy rain followed by blustery showers. Generally less windy on Thursday with sunshine and showers. Drier start on Friday but with rain later. Turning colder.

Updated: 15:05 on Mon 22 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 27 Jan 2018 to Monday 5 Feb 2018:

It will become milder through the weekend of the 27th and 28th, but it will be rather changeable with bright and showery weather interspersed with bands of cloud and longer spells of rain. The rain is likely to be heaviest in northern and western parts where it will be windy too, and the driest weather will be in the south and east. It will stay changeable through the rest of January, but perhaps colder with an increased risk of snow in the north. Through the start of February, it is likely to turn mainly dry and perhaps a touch colder, particularly in the south, with a risk of overnight frost and fog. Winds are expected to ease overall with strong winds becoming mostly restricted to the north.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 6 Feb 2018 to Tuesday 20 Feb 2018:

Early February is likely to bring relatively settled conditions with a good deal of dry weather, relatively light winds and frost and fog expected to form overnight. However spells of wet and windy weather are still likely across the north. Into the middle of February the forecast is looking very uncertain. However, we are most likely to see short spells of wet and windy weather move across the UK, interspersed with colder, brighter and drier interludes. Throughout this period temperatures are expected to average out at close to normal but it will be colder at times during the periods of more settled weather

Updated: 15:05 on Mon 22 Jan 2018 GMT

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