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Stromness weather

  • Sunny intervals 16 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Light shower day 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Light shower day 14 °C

    11 °C

Thursday (Thursday 16 August 2018)
Now 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night
<5% <5% <5% 30% 50% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 17 24 SSW 15 21 SW 16 25 WSW 15 24 WSW 16 25 W 15 24 WSW 16 24 W 14 24 WSW 13 23 WSW 14 25 WSW 14 25 WSW 16 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E VG E E VG E E E VG VG
Humidity
72% 72% 69% 74% 82% 80% 81% 77% 80% 82% 85% 88%
UV index
4 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:34 Sunset: 21:00 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 17 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
40% 40% 40% 30% 40% 40% 40% 40% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 50% 60% 50% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 15 26 WSW 17 28 WSW 17 29 WSW 18 29 WSW 18 29 WSW 17 29 WSW 18 30 WSW 17 29 WSW 17 28 WSW 18 29 WSW 18 29 SW 17 27 SW 16 25 SW 14 23 SSW 14 22 S 14 22 S 13 21 S 14 23 S 16 26 S 17 28 S 17 29 SW 18 31 SW 20 33 WSW 21 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E VG VG VG G G M VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 88% 88% 89% 89% 88% 87% 87% 85% 81% 78% 75% 71% 70% 73% 76% 81% 82% 84% 85% 88% 88% 87% 85%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:36 Sunset: 20:57 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 18 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 50% 30% 40% 30% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 21 35 WSW 23 38 SW 22 37 SW 24 39 WSW 29 49 WSW 32 53 W 30 50 W 23 38 WNW 14 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G VG G VG G
Humidity
83% 82% 80% 80% 77% 77% 79% 84% 87%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:55 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 19 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 10 15 WSW 6 9 SSW 4 7 S 5 10 SW 7 15 WSW 8 14 SW 9 15 SW 6 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 88% 87% 74% 71% 72% 78% 88%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:40 Sunset: 20:52 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 20 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 7 11 SW 7 11 SW 9 14 SW 11 18 SW 11 19 SW 10 18 WSW 9 15 SW 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity
89% 91% 89% 80% 80% 81% 84% 87%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 20:49 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
20% 20% 20% 30% 20% 50% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 10 16 WSW 11 17 W 11 16 W 11 16 W 12 19 W 13 20 W 15 22 W 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M M M G G
Humidity
90% 88% 88% 86% 86% 86% 87% 85%
UV index
1 1 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:46 Moon phase: First quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night
10% 40% 30% 30% 10% 30% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 15 22 W 16 23 WSW 16 25 WSW 17 27 W 18 28 W 18 29 W 19 30 SW 19 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG G G G
Humidity
84% 84% 82% 80% 77% 80% 85% 85%
UV index
1 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:47 Sunset: 20:44 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy shower day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Light shower day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Heavy rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy shower day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light shower day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Heavy rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light shower day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy shower day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Bright with showers on Thursday.

Today:

A mostly dry morning with some sunshine then showers developing in the afternoon. These could be heavy, perhaps with thunder over Orkney, but further sunshine is expected and Shetland could escape mainly dry. Fresh southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Sunshine and scattered showers this evening the clear intervals and occasional showers tonight, these if anything becoming more frequent across Shetland. Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Friday:

Another bright day with a mixture of sunshine and occasional showers. The showers becoming isolated in the afternoon then thickening cloud bringing some light rain by evening. Breezy. Maximum temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday windy with sunny intervals and blustery showers. Sunshine and the odd shower on Sunday, possibly some rain later. Mostly dry and bright on Monday.

Updated: 03:29 on Thu 16 Aug 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain clearing southeastwards. Turning brighter and fresher with scattered showers.

Today:

Wet and windy across southeast Wales and central England, with heavy rain slowly moving southeastwards, clearing the far southeast by evening. Turning brighter and fresher for most with sunny spells and scattered blustery showers, mainly in the north and west.

Tonight:

Largely clear skies across England, Wales and eastern Scotland, although scattered blustery showers in the north and locally in the west. Turning cloudier in Northern Ireland by dawn with rain.

Friday:

Generally dry in the south on Friday, although warm, humid and often rather cloudy. Windy across northern parts with spells of rain, mainly in the west.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Often cloudy and windy, with rain at times particularly in the north and west and especially on Sunday. Some brighter spells in the south and east. Feeling warm and humid.

Updated: 02:06 on Thu 16 Aug 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 to Thursday 30 Aug 2018:

On Tuesday northwestern areas will be cloudy and windy with outbreaks of rain, but with clearer conditions reaching the far northwest later. Elsewhere it will be drier with bright spells, and it will be warm and humid in the southeast. By Wednesday some rain may reach southern areas, but clearer weather should spread from the northwest by the end of the day. Through the rest of the week and weekend there will probably be a good deal of dry, bright or sunny weather, especially in the south, while the far west and northwest will have some thicker cloud and rain at times. This weather pattern is quite likely to continue through the rest of the period, with temperatures probably around normal, but perhaps rather cool in the north and northwest

UK Outlook for Friday 31 Aug 2018 to Friday 14 Sep 2018:

During this period it looks likely that the weather pattern will only change slowly. Areas of high pressure and associated settled weather are likely to dominate across the south and southeast, bringing generally dry and bright weather here. More changeable conditions with outbreaks of rain and strong winds are likely across the north and northwest, perhaps extending southeastwards at times. Into September, confidence in the forecast decreases. However, we will probably see longer dry and settled spells at times, these perhaps becoming more dominant than previously in the north and northwest. Temperatures by day are likely to be generally warmer than average, but there will an increasing chance of chillier nights.

Updated: 02:06 on Thu 16 Aug 2018 BST

Location details

Stromness

Location
58.967, -3.295
Altitude
28 m above mean sea level

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