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Stromness weather

  • Sunny intervals 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    7 °C

  • Sunny day 9 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    5 °C

Friday (Friday 14 December 2018)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 29 39 SSE 30 44 SSE 31 48 SSE 31 47 SSE 31 48 SSE 33 51 SSE 33 52 SSE 33 52
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E E E E E E
Humidity
69% 67% 67% 66% 67% 67% 65% 63%
UV index
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 15 December 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
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 50% 50% 60% 80%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 33 53 SSE 34 54 SSE 34 55 SSE 35 56 SSE 35 57 SSE 35 57 SSE 35 57 SSE 35 57 SSE 36 58 SSE 35 57 SSE 34 55 SSE 33 54 SSE 34 56 SSE 35 58 SSE 38 62 SSE 41 66 SSE 42 70 SE 43 69 SE 42 68 SE 41 67 SE 41 67 SE 40 65 SE 41 67 SE 42 68
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 VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G M
Humidity
64% 65% 66% 67% 67% 67% 66% 67% 68% 70% 73% 74% 74% 74% 79% 75% 76% 76% 73% 75% 78% 82% 84% 89%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Sunny intervals Clear night Partly cloudy night
90% 90% 60% 60% 40% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 41 67 SSE 34 55 S 21 33 S 14 24 SSW 13 22 SSW 14 23 SSE 13 22 S 16 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 89% 88% 89% 87% 86% 88% 85%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 15 23 S 14 22 S 14 21 S 14 21 SSE 16 25 SSE 21 33 SSE 28 44 SSE 32 51
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
85% 86% 87% 87% 85% 83% 83% 85%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 20% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 32 51 SSE 31 49 SSE 30 47 SSE 30 47 SSE 30 47 SSE 31 49 SSE 31 49 S 28 44
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG G G G G
Humidity
87% 87% 86% 85% 84% 85% 84% 84%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Partly cloudy night
20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 23 35 S 22 33 S 22 32 S 23 33 S 23 34 S 22 32 S 23 33 S 22 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 83% 83% 81% 81% 81% 82% 83%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 21 31 S 21 30 S 19 28 S 18 27 SSW 17 25 SSW 16 24 SSW 15 22 SSW 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 83% 83% 83% 82% 82% 82% 82%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:05 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light shower night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Windy with showers, severe gales and high coastal waves developing

This Evening and Tonight:

A few showers across Orkney this evening, otherwise a dry night here with clear spells. Showers continue across Shetland through much of the night. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Saturday:

Dry and bright for much of the morning and into the afternoon with some patchy rain expected by evening. Southeasterly severe gales developing with high waves along eastern coasts. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Windy with occasionally heavy rain Sunday clearing to showers later. Brighter with showers on Monday with lighter winds but cloud and rain on Tuesday with strengthening southerly winds.

Updated: 11:30 on Fri 14 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Windy with snow and ice for some on Saturday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Isolated showers on North Sea coasts, otherwise quickly turning cold and frosty under clear spells in central and eastern parts. Becoming windy in the west with sporadic outbreaks of rain and some hill snow in western Scotland.

Saturday:

Gales and heavy rain spreading to all areas. Freezing rain brings icy conditions to central and northern England and southern Scotland. Snow in Scotland could give blizzards over hills.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Drier and less cold on Sunday with showers in the west. Risk of ice into Monday, thereafter drier in the east, but wet in the north and west. Becoming windy.

Updated: 15:03 on Fri 14 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 19 Dec 2018 to Friday 28 Dec 2018:

Cloud and rain should clear east early on Wednesday with sunshine and blustery showers following. The showers most frequent in the northwest and west where there is the risk of hail and thunder with some hill snow in the north. Some patchy fog may be slow to clear on Thursday with fewer showers and lighter winds. It is then likely to remain mostly unsettled through the rest of the period with spells of rain and strong winds. The heaviest rain will be in the west with eastern parts staying generally drier. With the unsettled weather temperatures are likely to be around or a little above average. However, there is a small chance of a colder and shower spell developing during Christmas week.

UK Outlook for Saturday 29 Dec 2018 to Saturday 12 Jan 2019:

The start of this period is most likely to be unsettled with the continuation of wet and windy weather pushing in from the west. Through the first half of January there is an increasing likelihood for it to turn colder bringing the increased risk of winter hazards, especially frost and fog. Some snow is also likely with temperatures expected to fall below normal. However, there is uncertainty in the timing of this change to turn colder, and it could come before the end of December.

Updated: 15:03 on Fri 14 Dec 2018 GMT

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Stromness

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

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