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Kirkwall weather

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    9 °C

  • Light shower day 13 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Overcast 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    11 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 19 June 2018)
Now 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 24 35 W 23 33 W 21 31 W 20 30 W 16 25 W 14 22 W 11 19 WSW 9 16 WSW 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E E E E E E E
Humidity
63% 61% 64% 63% 67% 71% 75% 80% 81%
UV index
5 4 3 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 03:58 Sunset: 22:28 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 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 Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower night
10% 10% 10% 50% 60% 50% 50% 50% 70% 40% 50% 50% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 30% 30% 40% 70% 60% 70%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 6 13 WSW 5 10 SW 4 8 S 4 6 S 4 7 SW 5 8 WSW 6 10 WNW 7 10 WNW 7 11 W 8 12 W 10 15 W 10 15 WNW 12 18 W 14 20 W 14 22 W 15 23 W 15 22 W 14 22 W 14 21 W 13 20 W 13 19 W 13 20 WNW 12 18 WNW 11 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G VG VG VG G VG VG VG E E E E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 83% 84% 85% 86% 87% 85% 83% 82% 81% 79% 77% 72% 67% 66% 67% 66% 70% 71% 74% 77% 81% 84% 87%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 4 4 4 3 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 03:58 Sunset: 22:28 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Thursday (Thursday 21 June 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light rain Light rain Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
50% 50% 40% 60% 50% 20% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 13 20 NW 15 24 NW 18 28 NW 23 36 NW 25 38 NW 28 43 NW 29 44 NW 26 39 NW 23 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 84% 81% 84% 81% 74% 68% 69% 76%
UV index
1 2 5 4 1 1
Sunrise: 03:58 Sunset: 22:29 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 22 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 21 30 NW 20 28 NW 20 29 NW 20 28 WNW 19 27 WNW 19 26 WNW 18 25 WNW 16 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
79% 82% 78% 75% 77% 81% 82% 86%
UV index
1 3 4 3 1 1
Sunrise: 03:59 Sunset: 22:29 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 23 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 16 22 W 17 23 W 18 25 W 18 25 WSW 18 25 WSW 18 25 WSW 16 23 WSW 16 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity
88% 90% 89% 88% 87% 86% 88% 90%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1 1
Sunrise: 03:59 Sunset: 22:29 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 24 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals
20% 50% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 17 23 WSW 19 25 WSW 20 27 WSW 21 28 WSW 20 27 WSW 19 26 WSW 17 22 WSW 14 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG G G
Humidity
90% 89% 89% 88% 87% 86% 87% 88%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1 1
Sunrise: 03:59 Sunset: 22:29 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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 Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 13 17 SW 13 17 SW 13 18 SW 13 17 SW 13 17 SW 13 17 SW 13 18 SW 13 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 89% 88% 86% 84% 84% 86% 87%
UV index
1 3 4 3 1 1
Sunrise: 04:00 Sunset: 22:29 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 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 Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny day 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy shower day 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

A few showers overnight, becoming heavier Wednesday afternoon. Lighter winds.

This Evening and Tonight:

A mostly dry night across the Isles with clear periods and just the odd light shower. It will be a cooler night with winds becoming light. Minimum temperature 6 °C.

Wednesday:

Mainly dry during the morning with sunny spells and a few passing showers. The showers then becoming more frequent and heavier later in the afternoon and evening. Freshening westerly winds. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Rather cloudy on Thursday with blustery showers and strong to gale force northwesterly winds. Westerly winds on Friday and Saturday, easing a little, also rather cloudy and mainly dry.

Updated: 14:25 on Tue 19 Jun 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the northwest moving slowly southeastwards.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain in the northwest with some heavy outbreaks will sink slowly southeastwards. Most of England and Wales will be warm and humid, with low cloud spreading eastwards. There will be a little drizzle in the west too.

Wednesday:

Rain across central areas will continue to move southeastwards, becoming lighter and patchier. There will be some sunshine ahead of it, with occasionally heavy, blustery showers in the far northwest.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

There will be a fresher feel on Thursday and Friday, with sunshine and some showers in the north. By Saturday however it will become warmer in the south and east.

Updated: 14:34 on Tue 19 Jun 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 24 Jun 2018 to Tuesday 3 Jul 2018:

Sunday and Monday will both be largely fine and dry days across much of the UK, with plenty of warm sunshine in store. It is however likely to turn cloudier and breezier across northwestern parts with some outbreaks of rain possible at times, and temperatures here will be nearer the seasonal average. During the last week of the month dry, fine and very warm, sometimes hot, weather is expected to continue in southern and central parts and this fine, settled weather is also expected for much of the week across northern parts of the country too. From time to time however, conditions will become unsettled and generally cooler in the north or northwest, with short-lived spells of rain or showers possible along with stronger winds.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 4 Jul 2018 to Wednesday 18 Jul 2018:

Although confidence is low for the start of July, early indications are that the first half of the month may well bring a good deal of dry and settled weather for many areas across the UK. In southern and eastern parts temperatures are expected to be warm, and sometimes very warm. Northern and western areas are more likely to see changeable spells though, with showers and more persistent rain at times. During these changeable spells temperatures will be close to average for the time of year, but there will be some drier and warmer interludes here too.

Updated: 14:34 on Tue 19 Jun 2018 BST

Location details

Kirkwall

Location
58.985, -2.961
Altitude
1 m above mean sea level

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