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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Becoming cloudy with occasional rain, mainly over Shetland.

Today:

A largely dry start. Skies soon clouding over with some rain spreading east, mainly affecting Shetland and Fair Isle with extensive low cloud. Drier across southern Orkney with a little brightness. Fresh or strong southwest winds picking up. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy with occasional rain or drizzle mainly across Shetland. Drier across Orkney with perhaps clearer skies for a time in the south. Mild and breezy. Minimum temperature 7 °C.

Tuesday:

Occasional drizzle and extensive low cloud over Shetland but staying mainly dry over Orkney. A mild day with fresh or strong southwest winds. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Much brighter and somewhat colder on Wednesday and Thursday with a few showers and strong westerly winds. Cloudy on Friday with some light rain.

Updated: 02:35 on Mon 18 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Dry and bright for many, turning cloudier in the west.

Today:

Some mist and fog patches will be slow to clear through the day. However, it will be dry and bright for many with light winds. Slowly turning cloudier in the north and west and becoming windy in the far northwest.

Tonight:

Cold and frosty for much of England and Wales, away from the west, with fog/low cloud probably becoming widespread. Cloudier, milder and windier in the north with some drizzle.

Tuesday:

Fog and low cloud slowly clearing. Cloudy, windy and mild conditions with some rain and drizzle in the northwest will struggle to reach the southeast.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Turning drier, brighter and cooler in the north through Wednesday into Thursday, cloudy and mild with patchy rain in the south. Cloud and patchy rain then spreading northeast on Friday.

Updated: 01:39 on Mon 18 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 22 Dec 2017 to Sunday 31 Dec 2017:

In the run up to Christmas it is most probable that the UK should see temperatures near to or above average for the time of year. On Friday it will probably start mainly fine and dry with bright spells for many. However, skies are likely to turn cloudier in the north and west with outbreaks of rain developing into Saturday. Into the Christmas period, timings remain uncertain, however rain and cloud should clear southeastwards, leaving drier, brighter and colder conditions for a time. Showers are likely for some, and these could turn wintry in the north. In the period between Christmas and New Year, very unsettled conditions look likely with gales at times, and perhaps showery conditions in the north and west.

UK Outlook for Monday 1 Jan 2018 to Monday 15 Jan 2018:

At the start of the new year, it is likely to be unsettled and often windy across much of the UK. Temperatures will be near to or below average and snow is likely, at times, especially across northern parts of the country. Through the first half of January confidence becomes very low, but longer periods of more settled weather may become established. This would lead to prolonged spells of drier and colder conditions, as well as an increased likelihood of overnight frost and fog. Any milder, wetter, and windier spells should become more short-lived during this period.

Updated: 01:39 on Mon 18 Dec 2017 GMT

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