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  • Cloudy 12 °C 9 °C
  • Sunny intervals 12 °C 8 °C
  • Sunny day 12 °C 9 °C
  • Sunny day 15 °C 10 °C
  • Sunny intervals 13 °C 10 °C
  • Cloudy 12 °C 10 °C
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Fog Overcast
20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 °
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4 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 17 21 S 15 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VP M
Humidity
99% 98%
UV index
Sunrise: 04:07 Sunset: 21:57 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 13 17 S 13 18 S 9 14 SSW 9 15 WSW 5 11 WSW 5 9 NW 5 8 NNW 6 9 N 8 12 NNE 9 14 NNE 10 15 NE 10 16 NE 10 16 NE 10 17 NE 11 18 NE 12 19 NE 12 19 NE 13 20 NE 13 20 NE 13 20 NE 14 21 NE 14 20 NE 13 20 NE 13 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VP VP VP VP M M M G G G G G G G G VG G VG G G G G G G
Humidity
99% 98% 99% 99% 99% 99% 97% 96% 94% 90% 86% 84% 84% 83% 83% 83% 85% 86% 87% 89% 89% 90% 91% 92%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:05 Sunset: 21:59 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
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Temperature (°C)
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6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 13 19 NE 13 19 NE 14 20 NE 14 21 ENE 13 21 ENE 12 20 ENE 11 19 ENE 11 18 ENE 10 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 93% 91% 87% 79% 76% 76% 80% 87%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:03 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
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ENE 9 14 NE 9 15 NE 10 17 NE 10 18 NE 10 18 ENE 10 17 E 8 14 E 8 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
91% 92% 83% 76% 74% 78% 85% 93%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:01 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
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ESE 8 12 SE 9 13 SE 10 16 SE 10 17 SE 10 17 SE 10 17 SE 9 15 SE 8 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
94% 91% 85% 79% 78% 83% 84% 89%
UV index
1 3 4 3 1
Sunrise: 03:59 Sunset: 22:05 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
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E 9 13 ENE 8 13 E 10 15 ENE 9 15 NE 9 15 NE 9 13 ENE 9 13 ENE 9 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG G G G
Humidity
90% 90% 87% 84% 82% 87% 91% 93%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 03:58 Sunset: 22:07 Moon phase: Full
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
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ENE 9 12 NE 9 12 NE 10 14 ENE 10 14 ENE 10 15 ENE 11 15 NE 11 15 NE 11 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
94% 94% 94% 92% 91% 91% 92% 93%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 03:56 Sunset: 22:09 Moon phase: Full

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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Largely cloudy with some haar on Friday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Some late sunny spells, especially across western Orkney and northern Shetland, but generally a cloudy, misty night, perhaps with a few spots of drizzle. Winds becoming light. Minimum temperature 6 °C.

Friday:

Rather cloudy at first with haar and the odd spot of drizzle. However some brighter, perhaps sunny spells will develop later. Mainly light northerly or northeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Some low cloud and haar likely on Saturday, otherwise generally fine and dry with some long spells of sunshine. Mainly light easterly or southeasterly winds.

Updated: 14:36 on Thu 24 May 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in south, brighter further north, still cloudy in northeast.

This Evening and Tonight:

Further showers and thunderstorms will move westwards across central and southern parts of England and Wales this evening and tonight, although becoming drier in parts of southern England later. Low cloud returning to North Sea coasts. Clear spells elsewhere.

Friday:

Bright and warm for Scotland and Northern Ireland after early cloud clears. Northern/central England and Wales cloudy with outbreaks of rain, easing later. Southern England turning brighter, risk showers later.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

A very warm Bank Holiday Weekend. Plenty of prolonged sunshine, mainly in the north and northwest. Further south, quite humid and cloudy at times with a risk of scattered thunderstorms.

Updated: 15:38 on Thu 24 May 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 29 May 2018 to Thursday 7 Jun 2018:

Through the early part of next week, there will be a good deal of dry, fine and sunny weather across the UK. Mist and low cloud may continue to affect eastern coastal districts. There is also a risk of scattered thunderstorms across the south and southwest, especially through Wednesday. It will stay very warm for most, locally hot in the south, although temperatures may fall closer to average by Wednesday. For the rest of the period, there will be more fine and dry weather to come, with the best of the sunshine in the north. There is a continued threat of thundery showers across central and southern areas, and the far west could see rain at times. After a very warm start, temperatures are likely to fall closer to average.

UK Outlook for Friday 8 Jun 2018 to Friday 22 Jun 2018:

Confidence remains low through June, however there are signs that it may become more widely changeable across the UK. This will bring more frequent spells of rain or showers. However there are likely to be drier and more settled periods for most areas too, especially at the start of the period. Temperatures are likely to be near or slightly above average on the whole, with the potential for some warmer spells, especially at first.

Updated: 15:38 on Thu 24 May 2018 BST

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