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Fair Isle weather

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny day 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Overcast 9 °C

    7 °C

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Light shower day 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Heavy rain 7 °C

    5 °C

Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
Now 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 shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night
10% 20% 10% 40% <5% <5% 30% 30% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 18 31 SW 21 30 SW 25 36 SW 26 37 SSW 23 33 SSW 21 31 SSW 19 29 S 18 28 S 17 27 S 17 26 S 18 26 S 18 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G E VG E E E E E E E VG
Humidity
88% 92% 88% 86% 80% 78% 77% 77% 79% 79% 78% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:04 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 17 December 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
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 30% 30% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 17 26 S 18 27 S 18 27 S 18 28 S 17 26 S 15 23 S 15 22 S 15 23 S 14 21 S 14 21 S 14 20 S 15 22 S 15 22 S 15 23 S 16 24 S 16 25 SSE 19 29 SSE 21 31 SSE 23 34 SSE 23 35 SSE 26 38 SSE 27 40 SSE 28 41 SSE 29 42
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity
78% 78% 76% 79% 79% 81% 84% 83% 82% 82% 80% 81% 81% 80% 80% 80% 79% 80% 81% 80% 82% 81% 82% 83%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:04 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
10% 50% 20% 20% 20% 70% 90% 80%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 28 42 SSE 30 45 SSE 33 48 SSE 32 48 SSE 34 49 SSE 31 46 SSE 31 46 S 27 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG VG VG VG G P P
Humidity
84% 88% 90% 89% 89% 90% 89% 90%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 15:04 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 4
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night
40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 19 26 S 18 25 S 16 22 S 16 22 S 16 22 S 16 22 S 18 25 S 19 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 87% 84% 83% 83% 81% 80% 78%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:04 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 4
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Light rain Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night
10% 10% 40% 40% 60% 60% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 18 24 SSE 18 25 SSE 18 25 SE 18 25 SSE 18 25 SSE 17 23 SE 19 25 SE 17 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG
Humidity
77% 79% 78% 78% 80% 86% 85% 86%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:05 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night
40% 60% 40% 40% 40% 40% 60% 50%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 17 24 SSE 17 23 SSE 17 24 SSE 20 27 SE 21 29 SE 20 29 SE 22 31 SE 22 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
85% 85% 85% 85% 84% 86% 85% 86%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:05 Moon phase: Full
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower day Heavy shower night Light shower night Cloudy
40% 60% 40% 60% 50% 70% 40% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 21 29 SSE 21 29 SE 20 29 SE 21 29 SE 21 30 SSE 20 29 SSE 21 29 SSE 18 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M M G G VG
Humidity
85% 86% 86% 86% 85% 85% 85% 84%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:06 Moon phase: Full
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Updated:
Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Heavy rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light shower day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy shower day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy shower day 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy shower 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:

Severe gales across Shetland. Sunshine and showers Orkney.

Today:

Severe southeasterly gales will continue across Shetland coupled with spells of rain, occasionally heavy. There will be very large waves along eastern coasts. Windy with rain over Orkney at first but soon improving to sunshine and showers. Winds easing here. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Tonight:

Winds ease and turn into the south through the evening across Shetland but some showers expected later. Mainly dry with clear spells over Orkney with light winds. Minimum temperature 5 °C.

Monday:

Dry with bright or sunny spells, especially Orkney. Cloudy increasing from the west with rain later in the evening. Fresh south or southeasterly winds developing, reaching gale force later. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Wet and windy for much of Tuesday with gales. Brighter with lighter winds on Wednesday and Thursday with showers, but heavy and prolonged at times.

Updated: 02:11 on Sun 16 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Less cold with sunshine and showers.

Today:

Early fog across central areas maybe slow to clear, otherwise less cold with sunshine and showers. Showers mainly in the west with a risk of hail and thunder. A more coherent band of showery rain crossing England and Wales later.

Tonight:

Band of showery rain clears to leave a mainly dry night with clear spells. A local frost will form with some icy patches possible. Wind strengthening in the west later.

Monday:

A chilly, dry and bright start. Then mostly dry with some sunny spells, especially in the east. Turning increasingly windy from the west with rain in the northwest later.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Wet and windy on Tuesday, especially in the west. Sunny spells and blustery showers on thereafter, showers most frequent in the west with hail and thunder possible. Temperatures near normal.

Updated: 02:07 on Sun 16 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 21 Dec 2018 to Sunday 30 Dec 2018:

Friday starts dry for most with patchy frost and fog, but cloud and rain already in the southwest will spread northeastwards through the day. Clearer, windy and showery conditions follow from the southwest later, these lasting into Saturday. Unsettled weather is likely to continue into the Christmas period, with further spells of rain possibly preceded by hill snow, and with strong winds at times. However during the last week of December there is a chance that the weather pattern will become slow-moving, with some more settled drier conditions developing, and with any rain increasingly confined to the north and west. Temperatures are likely to fluctuate around average, but turning colder should more settled conditions develop.

UK Outlook for Monday 31 Dec 2018 to Monday 14 Jan 2019:

Going into the New Year there is an increasing likelihood of the weather pattern becoming slow-moving or even "blocked", with Atlantic frontal systems held at bay by slow-moving areas of high pressure. This may result in more generally settled and cold weather conditions becoming established. This brings and increased risk of winter hazards, especially frost, and fog or freezing fog which may be slow to clear. When any frontal systems do push across the UK there will be an increased risk of snow. Temperatures are likely to be below normal, and often cold.

Updated: 02:07 on Sun 16 Dec 2018 GMT

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Fair Isle

Location
59.527, -1.628
Altitude
57 m above mean sea level

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