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Kirkwall Airport

  • Heavy rain 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny day 8 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny day 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    2 °C

Monday (Monday 19 February 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
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Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 11 17 SE 10 18 SE 10 19 SE 11 21 SSE 12 22 SSE 13 23 SSE 14 24 SSE 14 24 SSE 14 25 SSE 14 25 SSE 14 24 SSE 14 24 SSE 14 23 SSE 13 22 SSE 12 19 SSE 12 19 S 11 18 S 11 19 S 11 19 SW 11 19 WNW 12 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG G G G M M M M M M M M M M M G M G
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 97% 96% 98% 97% 97% 96% 96% 96% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 97% 94%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:37 Sunset: 17:16 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 20 February 2018)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night
90% 80% 70% 50% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 12 22 WNW 12 22 WNW 10 18 W 9 18 W 11 22 WNW 12 24 WNW 12 24 WNW 12 24 WNW 11 22 WNW 10 21 WNW 11 20 WNW 12 20 NW 13 21 NW 14 21 NW 13 21 WNW 12 20 WNW 11 19 WNW 10 19 WNW 10 18 WNW 9 17 WNW 9 16 WNW 9 17 WNW 9 17 WNW 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G VG E E E E E E E E E E E E E E VG E E E E
Humidity Expand
93% 92% 92% 92% 90% 90% 89% 88% 89% 87% 86% 84% 80% 77% 76% 77% 78% 82% 85% 85% 84% 86% 84% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:34 Sunset: 17:18 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 21 February 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 Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 8 13 WNW 7 12 WNW 6 8 WNW 4 6 SW 4 6 SSE 7 10 SSE 9 13 SSE 12 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
85% 86% 85% 81% 70% 73% 81% 81%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 17:21 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 22 February 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 14 19 S 15 21 S 16 23 S 18 26 S 20 29 S 20 29 S 19 26 S 19 26
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
80% 80% 80% 77% 74% 72% 75% 76%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:29 Sunset: 17:23 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 23 February 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 18 26 S 17 25 S 17 23 S 17 24 S 18 26 S 19 27 S 20 27 SSE 22 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
77% 78% 78% 77% 74% 74% 73% 74%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:26 Sunset: 17:25 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 24 February 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 23 33 S 24 33 SSE 23 33 SSE 24 33 SSE 24 34 SSE 24 33 SSE 23 32 ENE 23 33
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
74% 75% 75% 74% 72% 73% 73% 73%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:23 Sunset: 17:28 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 25 February 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Clear night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
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-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 24 33 SSE 23 33 SSE 23 32 SSE 22 32 SSE 22 32 SSE 21 29 SSE 20 28 SSW 19 27
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
75% 75% 75% 73% 72% 72% 72% 77%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:20 Sunset: 17:30 Moon phase: First quarter
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Updated:
Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Fog 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Fog 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light rain 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Fog 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Fog 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Rain over Orkney extending to Shetland later.

Today:

Cloudy over Orkney with patchy light rain. Shetland will stay dry this morning with early brightness then becoming cloudy with rain arriving later in the day. A milder day with light winds. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy, mild for much of the night with further outbreaks of rain. Drier, clearer, colder weather will follow to Orkney later with the rain dying out over Shetland towards morning. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Tuesday:

Last of overnight rain soon clearing from Shetland. Then mostly dry across the Isles with sunny spells and just an isolated light shower. Cooler day with a light northwesterly breeze. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

High pressure building across the Isles bringing mostly dry, settled weather with sunny spells. Mostly light winds but a southerly breeze developing on Friday bringing cloudier skies.

Updated: 02:38 on Mon 19 Feb 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Cloudy with rain and drizzle. Brighter, milder in the west.

Today:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle for most, with extensive hill fog. There will be some improvement in the west, with brighter spells, where it'll be very mild. Further rain will arrive across Northern Ireland and western Scotland later.

Tonight:

Clearer skies will extend east across northern and western parts overnight, with heavy showers in the far northwest of Scotland. Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, drizzle and hill fog elsewhere.

Tuesday:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, drizzle and hill fog in south and east England. Drier and brighter in northern and western parts, with a few showers in far northwest Scotland.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Dry, bright and turning increasingly colder during this period, with widespread overnight frosts. A brisk easterly wind developing across the south by Thursday. Light snow flurries possible in the east.

Updated: 02:09 on Mon 19 Feb 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 23 Feb 2018 to Sunday 4 Mar 2018:

Dry with sunny spells as we head into next weekend with overnight frosts, along with patchy mist and freezing fog. However, outbreaks of rain or drizzle along with some hill snow and stronger winds are possible at times across northwestern areas. Temperatures will turn colder for most with wind from the east or northeast, possibly brisk in SE England. The cold weather will be mainly dry initially with a chance of snow flurries in the east and southeast. Heading into the following week, there is an increased chance of snow for many, especially in the south and east. Although the location and timing of any snowfall remains uncertain. However, some milder unsettled weather may still occur at times, especially in the west.

UK Outlook for Monday 5 Mar 2018 to Monday 19 Mar 2018:

At the start of this period it is likely to stay cold for most with widespread overnight frost. There will be a greater chance than usual of mainly easterly winds originating from continental Europe, which could bring very cold weather at times and the potential for some snowfall, especially in eastern and southern parts. Unusually, it will probably be driest in the northwest. As we head further into mid March there are indications that it may become more changeable and less cold, with the wettest weather and mildest temperatures likely to be in the south or the southwest of the UK, but this is currently very uncertain.

Updated: 02:09 on Mon 19 Feb 2018 GMT

Location details

Kirkwall Airport

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

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