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Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 °
Precipitation probability
10% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 7 14 NW 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG
Humidity
82% 83%
UV index
0 0
Sunrise: 05:30 Sunset: 20:45 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
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Temperature (°C)
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Feels like temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 8 17 NW 8 17 NW 7 16 NW 7 14 WNW 5 11 WNW 5 11 WNW 5 9 W 4 7 WSW 6 9 WNW 8 12 WNW 9 14 NW 11 16 WNW 11 16 WNW 11 16 NW 10 14 NW 10 15 NNW 10 15 NNW 11 16 NNW 9 13 N 8 12 NNE 7 9 NE 6 8 NE 6 8 NE 5 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
86% 89% 94% 96% 97% 95% 94% 88% 84% 81% 77% 74% 69% 71% 74% 72% 72% 73% 78% 78% 81% 83% 87% 89%
UV index
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:32 Sunset: 20:43 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
Precipitation probability
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 5 7 NNE 5 7 NNE 5 7 NE 5 6 E 8 12 E 9 14 ESE 10 15 ESE 10 15 ESE 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 88% 91% 85% 71% 69% 70% 75% 81%
UV index
0 0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:34 Sunset: 20:40 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
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Temperature (°C)
11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Precipitation probability
<5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 50% 60%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 9 13 ESE 10 15 ESE 11 17 ESE 16 24 ESE 18 27 ESE 19 28 E 18 28 E 17 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity
82% 81% 81% 78% 79% 85% 88% 90%
UV index
0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0
Sunrise: 05:37 Sunset: 20:37 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
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Light rain Light shower night Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Precipitation probability
50% 40% 50% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 17 27 ENE 17 28 ENE 17 28 ENE 19 30 ENE 19 32 NE 19 31 NE 17 28 NE 15 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 91% 91% 87% 82% 78% 79% 80%
UV index
0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 20:34 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 °
Precipitation probability
10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 14 22 NNE 14 22 NNE 13 21 NNE 16 25 NNE 16 25 NNE 15 21 NNE 14 19 NNE 11 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 84% 81% 73% 73% 76% 76% 78%
UV index
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:42 Sunset: 20:31 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Precipitation probability
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 9 14 N 9 14 N 9 13 NNW 10 15 NW 12 17 NW 12 16 W 11 15 WNW 9 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
79% 78% 78% 76% 75% 77% 78% 80%
UV index
0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0
Sunrise: 05:44 Sunset: 20:28 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Clear spells overnight. Sunny spells and isolated showers Monday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Sunny spells and the odd light shower this evening. Some long clear spells tonight but still one or two showers drifting across on the light to moderate northwesterly breeze. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Monday:

Orkney will be dry with some sunshine and light winds. Shetland also mainly dry with sunny spells but still one or two light showers here with a moderate northwesterly breeze. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Another mainly dry and bright day on Tuesday with some hazy sunshine. However Wednesday and Thursday look changeable with rain at times, possibly heavy on Thursday.

Updated: 14:35 on Sun 20 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

The south cloudy and damp, the north dry and cool.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will continue in the south and west tonight including some heavy bursts. It will feel rather humid here with mist and fog over hills. Northern and eastern parts will stay dry and become rather cool.

Monday:

Rain in Northern Ireland, western Scotland and northwest England will be heavy at times. It will stay mainly cloudy elsewhere but warm bright spells are likely in some southern parts.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Cloud and rain will affect the north on Tuesday and Wednesday, sometimes turning heavy. Southern parts will be dry, bright, humid and very warm. Thursday will be fresher with showers.

Updated: 15:25 on Sun 20 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 25 Aug 2017 to Sunday 3 Sep 2017:

Friday and the subsequent bank holiday weekend will stay changeable, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain, particularly in the north and west. However, parts of the south and east may stay mainly dry with some sunny spells. Temperatures will be around normal in most parts, but probably above average in the southeast, bringing a chance of a few thundery showers. It will be windy at times, especially in the north, with a risk of gales here. Into the following week, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we may continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest, with drier spells, mainly in the south. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps rather warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Monday 4 Sep 2017 to Monday 18 Sep 2017:

In the first half of September, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south.

Updated: 15:25 on Sun 20 Aug 2017 BST