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Kirkwall weather

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Light rain 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny intervals 16 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    11 °C

Friday (Friday 22 June 2018)
Now 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
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Overcast Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 50% 20% 50% 10% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 19 28 WNW 15 22 WNW 15 23 WNW 17 27 WNW 17 26 WNW 18 28 WNW 21 31 WNW 22 32 WNW 20 31 WNW 21 32 WNW 21 32 WNW 20 31 W 19 30 W 18 29 W 16 28 W 15 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 88% 89% 89% 85% 84% 75% 75% 78% 76% 79% 79% 80% 82% 83% 85%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 03:59 Sunset: 22:28 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 23 June 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 40% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 16 29 W 17 29 W 16 27 W 15 26 W 16 27 W 16 28 W 16 28 W 18 29 W 17 28 W 19 28 W 19 30 W 20 32 W 22 34 W 22 34 W 23 36 W 24 36 W 21 33 W 20 32 W 20 30 W 19 29 W 17 27 W 17 27 W 16 26 W 17 27
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 G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
85% 85% 86% 86% 86% 86% 85% 85% 86% 86% 87% 89% 90% 92% 92% 93% 93% 94% 95% 95% 95% 95% 95% 94%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 03:59 Sunset: 22:28 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 24 June 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 Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals
10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 16 27 W 17 27 W 15 24 W 15 23 W 16 23 W 17 24 W 16 22 W 12 17 SW 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 VG
Humidity
94% 93% 92% 89% 81% 75% 74% 76% 83%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1 1
Sunrise: 03:59 Sunset: 22:28 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 25 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 7 11 SSW 8 11 SW 10 13 WSW 13 18 WSW 13 17 SW 12 16 SSW 10 13 SSW 8 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
89% 92% 83% 79% 78% 80% 83% 88%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1 1
Sunrise: 04:00 Sunset: 22:28 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 13 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 7 10 WSW 7 10 W 9 12 W 10 14 W 10 14 WNW 9 12 NNE 9 11 ESE 8 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 92% 90% 85% 82% 83% 84% 89%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1 1
Sunrise: 04:00 Sunset: 22:28 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 8 11 SE 9 13 SSE 11 15 SSE 13 18 SSE 15 20 SSE 14 18 S 13 17 S 10 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
93% 93% 89% 83% 80% 81% 81% 84%
UV index
1 4 6 4 2 1
Sunrise: 04:01 Sunset: 22:28 Moon phase: Full
Thursday (Thursday 28 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 10 13 SW 10 14 WSW 10 14 WSW 11 15 S 12 16 SE 11 14 ENE 10 14 ENE 8 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 87% 86% 82% 79% 78% 79% 85%
UV index
2 4 5 4 2 1
Sunrise: 04:02 Sunset: 22:27 Moon phase: Full
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Updated:
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny intervals 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light shower day 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Patchy rain through the morning. Drier, brighter later. Breezy.

Today:

Bright at first for Shetland, but cloud and patchy rain will soon spread eastwards through the morning. Slowly improving conditions by afternoon with some brightness. Feeling quite cool in fresh westerly winds. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

A few bright spells at first but cloud will then thicken, particularly across Shetland to bring some patchy light rain. Fresh westerly winds persisting. Minimum temperature 8 °C.

Saturday:

Thick cloud and outbreaks of rain continuing to spread eastwards across the Northern Isles. Becoming quite murky into the evening and remaining breezy. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rain clearing through Sunday morning to bring a brighter day with some sunshine, mainly for Orkney. Monday and Tuesday remaining mainly dry but often cloudier and turning warmer.

Updated: 03:25 on Fri 22 Jun 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Dry with sunshine for most.

Today:

After a chilly start for many it will be a mostly sunny and warm day with a little fair weather cloud at times. However, generally cloudier and cooler in the far north with some light rain possible at times.

Tonight:

Cloudy and breezy in the far north with rain possible across the Northern Isles. Elsewhere, dry, mostly clear and quite chilly once more in rural areas.

Saturday:

Fine and dry with plenty of warm sunshine for most of the UK. Remaining cloudier in the far north with some patchy light rain possible at times.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Generally fine, dry with plenty of warm or very warm sunshine, turning warmer each day. Generally cloudier, cooler across the far north with patchy rain and stronger winds at times.

Updated: 01:38 on Fri 22 Jun 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 26 Jun 2018 to Thursday 5 Jul 2018:

The final week of June will see plenty of dry and sunny weather across most of the UK, with only the far north and northwest seeing cloudier skies at times, with rain possible. With the fine weather, temperatures will continue to rise for all parts, but especially so in the south where it could turn hot. The heat may spark an isolated thunderstorm, with the risk increasing towards next weekend, especially over high ground, although the majority will stay dry. As we head into the start of July confidence reduces, but most areas should continue to see plenty of fine, sunny and very warm weather. Northern and some western areas may however begin to see cloudier conditions pushing in, with the chance of some rain and stronger winds here.

UK Outlook for Friday 6 Jul 2018 to Friday 20 Jul 2018:

Although confidence remains low through July, early indications bring a good deal of dry and settled weather across many parts of the UK. However, there are some signs that more changeable weather may develop at times, especially in the north, and possibly the west, potentially leading to cloud, stronger winds and some rain. Where it turns more changeable it will also become cooler, but where the dry and settled weather continues, it will remain very warm, especially in the south and southeast.

Updated: 01:38 on Fri 22 Jun 2018 BST

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Kirkwall

Location
58.954, -2.9
Altitude
26 m above mean sea level

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