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Sumburgh Airport weather

  • Heavy rain 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Heavy rain 9 °C

    7 °C

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Light shower day 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 7 °C

    5 °C

Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light rain Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower night Light rain Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night
60% 20% 60% 90% 80% 60% 50% 80% 60% 80% 20% 80% 80% 50% 30% 50% 30% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 43 58 SE 40 57 SE 40 59 SE 42 60 SE 40 58 SE 40 58 SE 40 58 SE 41 61 SE 37 55 SSE 34 51 S 29 42 S 26 38 SSW 25 35 SSW 24 35 SSW 21 31 SSW 21 29 SSW 16 22 S 17 24 S 18 25 S 16 23 S 18 24 S 17 24 S 17 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G G G G VG G VG VG VG VG VG E E VG E E E E E E E
Humidity
90% 85% 82% 86% 92% 93% 92% 94% 89% 89% 85% 87% 89% 88% 85% 86% 86% 84% 82% 84% 81% 80% 81%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 14:59 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 Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 18 24 S 17 24 S 18 25 S 17 23 S 18 24 S 16 23 S 15 21 S 16 21 S 15 21 S 14 19 S 14 20 S 14 20 S 14 20 S 15 21 S 16 22 SSE 16 24 SSE 19 27 SSE 20 30 SSE 21 32 SSE 24 35 SSE 23 36 SSE 25 38 SSE 25 40 SSE 26 42
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity
81% 80% 84% 83% 86% 86% 88% 85% 84% 82% 83% 81% 82% 82% 83% 83% 82% 81% 79% 81% 82% 82% 82% 84%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 14:59 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
Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
50% 80% 80% 60% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 28 44 SE 30 49 SSE 29 49 SSE 28 48 SSE 28 49 SSE 28 50 SSE 28 48 S 24 42
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G M P P
Humidity
85% 89% 91% 90% 88% 89% 86% 88%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 14:59 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
50% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 17 27 S 16 25 S 14 23 S 13 21 S 15 24 S 15 24 S 16 25 SSE 16 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 87% 87% 88% 83% 85% 82% 84%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:05 Sunset: 15:00 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
40% 40% 10% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 14 25 SSE 14 24 SE 15 23 SE 14 21 S 13 21 SSE 13 21 SSE 13 21 SSE 13 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
85% 87% 90% 89% 85% 85% 86% 87%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:05 Sunset: 15:00 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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 Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night
40% 20% 10% 30% 20% 30% 20% 40%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 13 21 SSE 14 23 SE 14 24 SE 15 25 SSE 15 25 SSE 15 26 SSE 16 27 SE 17 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG G G G
Humidity
88% 87% 86% 85% 84% 83% 83% 83%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:06 Sunset: 15:00 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 Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
40% 40% 40% 40% 50% 50% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 16 27 SE 17 30 SE 18 31 SSE 17 30 SSE 16 27 S 16 25 S 16 24 S 16 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M M G G VG
Humidity
84% 85% 86% 84% 83% 85% 86% 86%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:06 Sunset: 15:01 Moon phase: Full
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Updated:
Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Partly cloudy night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Partly cloudy night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Partly cloudy night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Light rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy shower night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Overcast 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light shower night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy snow 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Sunday starting wet, very windy. Becoming drier, brighter less windy.

This Evening and Tonight:

A few clear spells this evening with showers, although thicker cloud and more persistent rain reach Orkney later this evening and Shetland through the early hours. Remaining very windy with gale to severe gale force southeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Sunday:

A wet and very windy start. Drier, brighter weather reaching Orkney during morning with winds becoming southerly and easing. Drier, brighter, less windy weather reaching Shetland during afternoon. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Sunny spells and showers Monday with strengthening southeasterly winds. Cloudy with more persistent rain on Tuesday and a risk of severe gales. Lighter winds Wednesday with sunshine and showers.

Updated: 14:46 on Sat 15 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Wind, rain and snow clearing northeast. Sunshine and showers tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

Strong winds, rain, snow and freezing rain slowly clearing away northeast. Far northeast keeping the rain, and severe gales. Clearer, showery conditions following with some icy patches, mainly in the north. Some patchy fog is likely too.

Sunday:

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 the UK later.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Risk of ice into Monday, then sunshine and showers. Wet and windy on Tuesday, especially in the west. Sunny spells and blustery showers on Wednesday. Temperatures near normal.

Updated: 14:23 on Sat 15 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 20 Dec 2018 to Saturday 29 Dec 2018:

Thursday should start showery, especially in the north and west, but the showers should die out through the day, and the brisk breeze in the south should ease too. Temperatures will be around normal, so some overnight frosts are likely. Further wet and windy weather is then expected to arrive from the west on Friday. It is then likely to remain mostly unsettled through the rest of the period with spells of rain and strong winds. The heaviest rain will be in the west with eastern parts staying generally drier. With the unsettled weather temperatures are likely to be around average, or a little above in the south. However, there is a small chance of a colder and showery spell developing during Christmas week.

UK Outlook for Sunday 30 Dec 2018 to Sunday 13 Jan 2019:

The start of this period is most likely to be unsettled with the continuation of wet and windy weather pushing in from the west. Through the first half of January there is an increasing likelihood for it to turn colder bringing the increased risk of winter hazards, especially frost and fog. Some snow is also likely with temperatures expected to fall below normal. However, there is uncertainty in the timing of this change to turn colder, and it could come before the end of December.

Updated: 14:23 on Sat 15 Dec 2018 GMT

Location details

Sumburgh Airport

Location
59.879, -1.293
Altitude
5 m above mean sea level

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