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Lerwick weather

  • Light shower day 11 °C 7 °C
  • Cloudy 11 °C 9 °C
  • Heavy rain 11 °C 8 °C
  • Light rain 13 °C 10 °C
  • Heavy shower day 11 °C 7 °C
  • Heavy shower day 10 °C 9 °C
  • Light rain 10 °C 7 °C
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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: 07:48 Sunset: 17:50 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
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W 18 28 W 17 26 W 18 28 W 17 27 W 16 26 W 16 25 W 15 24 W 14 23 W 13 21 W 12 20 W 12 19 W 12 19 W 12 19 WSW 12 19 WSW 12 19 WSW 11 18 WSW 11 16 SW 11 16 SW 10 16 SSW 11 16 SSW 12 18 SSW 13 19 SSW 14 20 SSW 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
74% 77% 74% 74% 74% 74% 75% 74% 76% 75% 71% 71% 71% 70% 70% 72% 74% 76% 80% 81% 81% 82% 80% 80%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 15 23 SSW 15 24 SSW 18 28 SSW 19 30 SSW 21 34 SSW 23 36 W 17 28 W 15 23 W 13 19
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
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
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WSW 12 18 SW 12 18 SSW 15 24 S 20 32 SSW 23 37 SSW 24 37 SW 24 37 WSW 23 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G M M G
Humidity
82% 82% 83% 85% 84% 89% 92% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
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Temperature (°C)
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8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 22 34 WSW 22 33 WSW 22 34 W 23 36 W 26 40 W 29 45 W 33 50 W 34 51
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
87% 82% 81% 77% 73% 72% 69% 67%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 17:39 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 34 52 W 33 51 WNW 31 47 W 29 44 W 29 43 W 29 44 W 30 45 W 31 47
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G G M M
Humidity
69% 69% 72% 74% 78% 81% 82% 83%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 17:36 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower day Light rain Light rain Cloudy
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5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 32 48 WNW 31 47 WNW 30 46 WNW 28 44 NW 28 43 WNW 25 40 WNW 24 38 WNW 19 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G G G G G VG
Humidity
84% 83% 82% 80% 78% 78% 78% 78%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 17:33 Moon phase: Full

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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Sunny spells with a scattering of showers on Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells at first, but cloud increasing this evening bringing showers. Further well scattered showers overnight. Fresh to strong southerly winds veering to moderate southwesterlys overnight. Minimum temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

Bright with some spells, the best of these across Orkney. However, there will be a scattering of showers and the west to southwest winds will be fresh or strong. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mainly dry and bright on Thursday with occasional sunny spells. Rain at times Friday and Saturday. Fresh winds, occasionally increasing strong.

Updated: 14:52 on Tue 16 Oct 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A quiet spell of autumnal weather to come.

Today:

A narrow band of patchy, mostly light rain, accompanied by some low cloud will slowly edge across the West Country, central-southern England, towards East Anglia and southeast England. Elsewhere, plenty of sunshine, but a few showers in the northwest.

Tonight:

Staying cloudy with the odd spot of rain in southeast England. Central and northern areas will see lengthy clear periods with frost and a few fog patches.

Thursday:

After a chilly start for most, the bulk of the country will see a fine day with sunny spells. Cloudier and breezier in the far southeast and far northwest.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Breezy and wet at times in the north on Friday and Saturday, but potentially warm in eastern Scotland. Dry further south, before rain and colder weather sweep southeast on Sunday.

Updated: 03:17 on Wed 17 Oct 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 21 Oct 2018 to Tuesday 30 Oct 2018:

On Sunday, southern and central areas should start dry with bright spells. Northern parts of the UK will be cloudier with outbreaks of rain, heavy in places. This rain will slowly move southeast, probably reach central areas in the afternoon, although southern Britain should stay dry. On Monday, rain will gradually spread across the south, followed by brighter conditions with blustery showers, and it will feel cooler. Thereafter, it is likely to stay changeable with periods of wet and windy weather interspersed with brighter and showery spells. The heaviest rain is likely in the north, where there's a risk of gales. Generally drier and brighter in the south, particularly in central and southwestern areas. Temperatures varying around average, but becoming rather cold later with an increasing risk of frosts.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 31 Oct 2018 to Wednesday 14 Nov 2018:

For the end of October, unsettled conditions are likely. Bands of rain could move across the country, separated by brighter and more showery conditions, especially in more northern and eastern areas. However, the southwest will probably stay more settled. Into early November, the weather pattern is likely to become slower moving. Longer spells of wet weather are likely at the start of the month, but prolonged drier spells are possible towards mid-month. During the more settled weather, fog and frost with become more likely, particularly in the north. On the whole temperatures are likely to be rather cold, but some brief milder spells are also possible.

Updated: 03:17 on Wed 17 Oct 2018 BST

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