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Papa Westray Airfield weather

  • Heavy rain 6 °C

    0 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Light shower day 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Light rain 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Light shower day 6 °C

    3 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 16 January 2019)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy shower night Overcast Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Sleet shower Cloudy Cloudy Light snow Sleet shower night Sleet shower Sleet shower night
<5% 10% 10% 10% 40% 10% 10% 60% 60% 20% 20% 80% 80% 60% 60% 60% 50% 20% 10% 60% 50% 60% 50%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 ° -7 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 41 53 W 38 49 WNW 31 40 WNW 25 32 NW 21 26 NNW 17 21 N 15 19 N 12 16 NNE 12 15 NNE 14 17 NNE 12 16 NNE 15 22 NNE 21 27 NNE 24 32 N 28 37 N 28 36 N 29 38 NNW 31 40 NNW 29 38 N 33 45 NNW 33 44 NNW 31 40 NNW 33 43
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E E E E VG VG M VG M P VG G VG E P M E M
Humidity
85% 88% 86% 88% 91% 90% 87% 87% 87% 88% 84% 91% 86% 88% 90% 88% 81% 75% 70% 88% 83% 79% 91%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:54 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 17 January 2019)
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Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower night Light snow Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 20% 40% 40% 10% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 60% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 41 56 N 40 52 N 36 46 N 34 43 N 40 53 N 37 51 N 40 55 N 40 54 N 36 48 N 34 45 NNE 29 40 N 30 41 N 27 35 N 24 32 N 24 31 NNW 22 30 NNW 19 29 NNW 17 21 NNW 16 21 NNW 17 22 NNW 13 17 NNW 14 18 NNW 11 15 NNW 10 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG M E VG E E E E E E VG VG E VG E VG G M G E G VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 83% 77% 86% 75% 73% 71% 72% 71% 73% 72% 74% 66% 75% 71% 72% 80% 80% 83% 71% 77% 73% 67% 64%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:52 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 18 January 2019)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 8 11 WSW 6 9 SW 8 12 SW 10 15 SSE 13 18 SE 13 19 SSE 15 21 SSE 15 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E E E
Humidity
65% 66% 68% 63% 62% 64% 68% 67%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 19 January 2019)
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Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 15 20 SSE 14 19 SSE 13 18 SSE 14 18 SSE 14 19 SSE 14 19 S 12 17 S 11 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG VG G G
Humidity
70% 72% 74% 72% 70% 76% 81% 82%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
<5% 10% 10% 40% 50% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 12 17 SSW 14 19 SSW 16 22 WSW 20 27 WNW 23 32 WNW 24 33 WNW 26 36 WNW 24 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 84% 85% 83% 80% 69% 70% 65%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: Full
Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
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Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Light rain Cloudy
40% 40% 40% 20% 40% 20% 40% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 23 32 WNW 21 29 W 19 27 WSW 18 26 WSW 20 27 SW 20 28 SSW 22 31 S 23 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G G VG
Humidity
68% 67% 72% 76% 79% 79% 80% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
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Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
50% 20% 40% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 23 33 S 23 32 SSW 23 32 S 22 30 S 22 30 S 20 28 S 19 27 SSE 19 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 80% 77% 74% 70% 74% 75% 76%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Drizzle 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light rain 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Light rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Heavy rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy shower night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Wet tonight. Increasingly wintry showers on Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

A cloudy evening with outbreaks of occasionally heavy rain already affecting Orkney extending to Shetland by mid evening. The rain clears around or soon after midnight to leave clear intervals and showers through the early hours. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Wednesday:

Sunny intervals and showers, although Orkney seeing a longer spell of morning rain. Showers turning increasingly wintry with snow to low levels by evening. Strengthening northerly winds later. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Heavy snow showers and northerly gales slowly ease during Thursday. Then sunny spells and showers through Friday and Saturday, the showers turning increasingly to rain with mainly light winds.

Updated: 15:13 on Tue 15 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Becoming colder from tomorrow afternoon.

This Evening and Tonight:

Most of the UK will have a cloudy, mild and breezy night, with a little drizzle here and there. Heavier rain over Northern Ireland and northwest Scotland will give way to colder weather and showers late in the night.

Wednesday:

Rain will move southeastwards across England and Wales, including heavy bursts. Colder weather will follow from the northwest, bringing sunshine and showers, falling as snow over northern hills.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

A frosty start to Thursday followed by wintry showers north and east. Friday starting frosty and perhaps icy. Rain and hill snow west, lingering into Saturday. Dry and cold east.

Updated: 13:17 on Tue 15 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 20 Jan 2019 to Tuesday 29 Jan 2019:

Sunday will be cold across the UK, but for many it will be dry; brightest in the southeast. Some light rain or sleet is possible in the southwest at first; then a band of rain, sleet and snow is likely to spread across the northwest later, moving erratically southeast. Overnight frost and freezing fog patches are likely overnight into Monday. Cold weather is likely to continue through mid-week, remaining unsettled and at times windy with fronts spreading southeast across the UK bringing rain, sleet and snow. Snow is most likely over north and eastern areas and over high ground. Similar cold conditions are likely to remain in place until the end of the period, interspersed with brighter showery spells, although these could also be wintry. Overnight frosts will remain likely.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 30 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 13 Feb 2019:

Cold but changeable conditions will be in place at the start of the extended outlook with spells of strong winds and rain, turning to snow at times. Overnight frosts are likely and snow, mainly over higher ground in the north, but with an increased risk to lower levels. The details of any disruptive snow remains uncertain. Milder, wetter interludes are possible, most likely in the south but with these comes an increased risk of snow and ice further north.

Updated: 13:17 on Tue 15 Jan 2019 GMT

Location details

Papa Westray Airfield

Location
59.353, -2.899
Altitude
23 m above mean sea level

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