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Kirkwall Airport

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Heavy shower day 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Light shower day 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Light shower day 12 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    9 °C

Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
Now 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
Mist Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 9 16 ENE 8 15 ENE 9 17 ENE 9 16 ENE 10 15 ENE 10 15 ENE 10 14 ENE 9 13 ENE 9 13 ENE 8 13 ENE 8 13 NE 7 12 NE 6 11 ENE 6 10 NNE 6 10 E 5 8 E 5 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M M M M M M G G G VG G G G VG G G
Humidity Expand
96% 93% 92% 91% 90% 90% 90% 89% 91% 90% 92% 93% 94% 93% 94% 95% 95%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:47 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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 shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 30% 50% 70% ≥95% 90% 40% 30% 30% 50% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 5 8 SSW 5 8 SSW 5 8 S 6 9 S 7 11 S 9 16 SSE 12 21 SSE 15 26 SSE 19 31 SSE 23 37 SSE 25 40 SSE 26 42 SSE 26 42 S 25 39 S 21 33 S 17 27 S 15 24 SSW 15 24 SSW 15 24 SW 14 23 SSW 14 23 SSW 14 23 SSW 14 23 SSW 14 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G M M G VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 94% 93% 92% 91% 92% 90% 88% 88% 85% 87% 90% 92% 90% 89% 89% 88% 87% 87% 87% 88% 87% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:07 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower night Heavy rain Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
10% 10% 70% 80% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 16 26 S 16 26 S 21 33 S 24 38 SSW 21 30 SW 21 30 SW 18 25 SW 16 23 SSW 17 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G M VG G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 86% 87% 90% 86% 83% 81% 84% 85%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 17:41 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night Cloudy
20% 40% 40% 40% 40% 30% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
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8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 17 25 SW 17 25 SW 18 26 SW 20 28 SW 20 28 SW 20 27 SW 19 26 SW 19 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 86% 86% 84% 79% 79% 82% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 17:39 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 26 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 19 27 SW 19 27 SW 18 25 SW 17 24 WSW 17 24 WSW 17 23 WSW 17 23 WSW 16 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
84% 85% 84% 84% 80% 79% 82% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 17:36 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 27 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Overcast Light shower night Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy
20% 40% 20% 20% 40% 30% 40% 30%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 16 23 WSW 17 23 WSW 18 26 WSW 19 26 W 19 26 W 20 28 W 22 30 W 23 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG G G G
Humidity Expand
84% 85% 84% 84% 83% 83% 83% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:16 Sunset: 17:34 Moon phase: First quarter
Saturday (Saturday 28 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
50% 20% 40% 30% 40% 40% 40% 30%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 23 32 W 24 34 W 24 34 W 25 35 W 26 37 WSW 26 36 W 25 36 W 23 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 83% 82% 81% 81% 81% 80% 80%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:19 Sunset: 17:31 Moon phase: First quarter
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Met Office 07:00, Sun
Updated 07:00 on Sun 22 Oct 2017 BST
Tiree Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy shower night 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Breezy with a few showers.

Today:

Some bright or sunny intervals otherwise rather cloudy at times with a few showers, although most of these fairly light. Moderate occasionally fresh east or northeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy with isolated showers at first, these dying out in the early hours. Some misty low cloud developing across Orkney later. Brisk east or southeasterly winds over Shetland. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Monday:

Cloudy with rain spreading from the west by late morning into Orkney, Shetland in the afternoon. Drying up in Orkney later. Southeasterly gales for Shetland. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Remaining rather changeable with some brightness and scattered showers. Strong south or southwesterly winds at times.

Updated: 03:07 on Sun 22 Oct 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Winds easing and rain clearing. Increasingly dry and bright.

Today:

A cloudy start with some persistent, perhaps heavy, rain for some northwestern parts. This cloud and rain slowly fading away. Drier and brighter weather will develop with some showers mainly in the southwest. Winds will ease.

Tonight:

A few showers in the west and north but mostly dry elsewhere. Rain spilling into Northern Ireland and western parts of Britain later. A dry, chilly night in the east.

Monday:

A cloudy start with outbreaks of rain across western parts. Cloud and rain moving eastwards with drier, sunnier weather following from the west later. Light winds. Feeling warm in sunshine.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

A north south split until Wednesday with some wet weather in the south and showery, brighter conditions in the north. Rain for some, increasingly mild in the south on Thursday.

Updated: 01:54 on Sun 22 Oct 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 26 Oct 2017 to Saturday 4 Nov 2017:

The north and northwest will be cloudy and windy on Thursday with rain at times, and rain may affect other western areas for a time on Friday. Elsewhere it will be a mostly dry end to the week, with southern and southeastern parts seeing the best of any sunshine, although some stubborn overnight fog patches are also possible here. Temperatures will generally be above average and it could become very warm in these sunnier areas. Thereafter the weather is generally expected to become less settled. The north and northwest should see the wettest and windiest of the weather though, with some drier spells expected to develop towards the southeast. Temperatures are most likely to start above normal, although could trend downwards through the period.

UK Outlook for Sunday 5 Nov 2017 to Sunday 19 Nov 2017:

There is an increasing chance that the weather will become more settled during this period, especially across southern parts of the British Isles. As a result frost and fog could become more likely. The north may continue to have more unsettled conditions though. Temperatures are most likely to be near or slightly above average, although probably below normal in some of the more settled spells, especially where any overnight fog proves slow to clear.

Updated: 01:54 on Sun 22 Oct 2017 BST

Location details

Kirkwall Airport

Location
58.959, -2.894
Altitude
11.0 m above mean sea level

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