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Kirkwall

  • Sunny day 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    2 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    0 °C

  • Overcast 2 °C

    0 °C

  • Overcast 3 °C

    1 °C

Friday (Friday 23 February 2018)
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Warnings
Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 11 19 S 14 19 S 14 19 S 14 20 S 16 22 S 15 21 S 16 26 S 17 30 S 19 32 S 21 34 S 22 35 S 23 37 S 23 37 S 23 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
81% 75% 73% 70% 72% 71% 73% 73% 76% 78% 77% 76% 76% 77%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:26 Sunset: 17:26 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 24 February 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 24 38 S 23 37 S 24 38 S 24 38 SSE 24 37 SSE 23 36 SSE 24 37 SSE 24 37 SSE 24 37 SSE 25 39 SSE 25 39 SSE 27 40 SSE 26 39 SSE 26 39 SSE 25 37 SSE 24 36 SSE 22 34 SSE 21 32 SSE 20 31 SSE 20 32 SSE 20 32 SSE 20 32 SSE 20 32 SSE 21 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
77% 78% 77% 75% 76% 75% 74% 74% 74% 73% 72% 69% 69% 68% 68% 67% 70% 72% 73% 74% 74% 74% 75% 74%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:23 Sunset: 17:28 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 25 February 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 21 33 SSE 19 30 SSE 18 26 SSE 19 27 SSE 20 28 SSE 18 26 SSE 16 23 SSE 17 24
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% 76% 75% 73% 68% 68% 71% 71%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:21 Sunset: 17:31 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 26 February 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 17 24 SSE 16 22 SSE 14 20 SSE 12 17 SSE 10 16 SE 5 9 NNE 7 11 N 12 17
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
78% 80% 77% 75% 65% 61% 69% 74%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:18 Sunset: 17:33 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 27 February 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast
10% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 16 24 NE 19 28 ENE 18 27 E 15 24 ESE 16 25 ESE 15 23 E 14 22 ENE 14 21
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
70% 80% 76% 71% 60% 58% 57% 60%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:15 Sunset: 17:35 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 28 February 2018)
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Warnings
Overcast Light snow Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
20% 50% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-4 ° -5 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -5 ° -6 ° -5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 16 24 ESE 17 25 E 20 29 E 21 31 E 21 30 E 19 28 E 18 26 E 17 25
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
72% 67% 62% 61% 60% 59% 61% 61%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:12 Sunset: 17:38 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 1 March 2018)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
20% 10% 20% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 15 23 NE 14 21 NE 13 20 NNE 14 21 N 15 22 NNW 17 24 N 18 27 NNE 16 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
60% 59% 60% 62% 64% 69% 75% 76%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:10 Sunset: 17:40 Moon phase: Full
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Updated:
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 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 Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 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 day 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny intervals 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 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 Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Dry with some clear or sunny spells. Quite windy.

Today:

Another dry and bright day with some good sunny spells through the day. A moderate southerly breeze, fresh around the coasts and becoming strong again later over Shetland. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Staying mostly dry with some clear spells, though a few light showers will push into Shetland in the earlly hours. Fresh to strong southerly winds. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Saturday:

A few light showers at first across Shetland otherwise a lot of dry bright weather with some sunshine at times. Feeling cold in fresh to strong southerly winds. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Some sunshine at times along with with a few showers, occasionally wintry, mainly over Shetland. Breezy and cold.

Updated: 02:31 on Fri 23 Feb 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Turning colder, but mainly dry with sunshine into the weekend.

Today:

A frosty start for many. Dry and bright through the rest of the day, but feeling a touch colder than yesterday, with an added wind chill. A few light showers are possible in the east, perhaps with sleet or snow.

Tonight:

Mainly dry overnight, with clear spells across the UK. It will be cold with a widespread frost by the morning.

Saturday:

A frosty start followed by a clear and sunny day for most. It will feel very cold, especially with the winds picking up through the day.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Dry and sunny on Sunday. Turning bitterly cold by Monday, with scattered snow showers in the east. On Tuesday snow showers will become more frequent, affecting some western parts too

Updated: 01:52 on Fri 23 Feb 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 27 Feb 2018 to Thursday 8 Mar 2018:

It will continue very cold through next week, with sunny spells. However, snow showers are likely in many places, heaviest and most frequent in eastern and some central areas. Some spells of more prolonged snow are likely, especially in the east, and particularly later next week, across southern areas. Some locally significant snowfalls are likely although details will remain uncertain until much nearer the event. Strong winds will make it feel bitterly cold at times. Widespread, locally severe frosts are likely. The cold weather will continue into early March, with the northwest seeing the best of any brighter weather. Continuing windy at times, bringing marked wind chill and further snow in places. However the southwest may become milder at times but with further rain, sleet or snow.

UK Outlook for Friday 9 Mar 2018 to Friday 23 Mar 2018:

At the start of this period it is likely to be very cold across the UK, with widespread frost and brisk easterly winds from Continental Europe, making it feel raw. This will continue to bring the risk of significant snow across some southern, eastern and central parts of the UK, whereas towards the north and west it will be drier. As we head through the middle of March, there is a lot of uncertainty in the forecast, but it may start to turn more unsettled and less cold with the wettest and mildest weather spreading in from the southwest. In contrast, northern and eastern areas could remain colder well into March.

Updated: 01:52 on Fri 23 Feb 2018 GMT

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Kirkwall

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

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