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Sumburgh Airport weather

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Heavy rain 11 °C

    10 °C

  • Light rain 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Heavy shower day 12 °C

    7 °C

  • Light shower day 9 °C

    7 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 October 2018)
Now 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
Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
80% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 19 27 S 21 27 S 24 32 SSE 25 34 S 28 38 S 29 40 S 29 40 S 29 41 S 29 41 S 28 40 S 27 39 S 25 37 SSW 23 35 SSW 23 35 SSW 23 34 SSW 22 34 SSW 23 35 SSW 22 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M VG VG VG E E E VG VG G G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 84% 81% 82% 83% 84% 86% 88% 88% 88% 88% 88% 87% 88% 89% 87% 86% 85%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:46 Sunset: 17:55 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 October 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 Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 30% 10% 10% 10% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 30% 10% 10% 10% 30% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 20 30 SW 19 28 SW 19 29 SW 20 28 SW 20 29 SW 19 28 SW 21 29 WSW 21 29 WSW 20 28 WSW 21 30 WSW 21 30 WSW 20 29 WSW 20 30 WSW 20 29 WSW 20 29 WSW 21 29 WSW 21 28 W 20 28 WSW 20 28 W 19 26 W 19 28 W 19 27 W 21 29 W 19 27
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
87% 86% 85% 86% 84% 83% 81% 78% 79% 75% 75% 76% 72% 71% 71% 72% 73% 73% 74% 75% 77% 76% 77% 75%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:48 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 18 October 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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 18 26 W 18 26 W 19 26 W 17 24 W 14 21 W 13 20 WSW 13 19 SW 13 19 SSW 14 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
74% 75% 74% 72% 71% 69% 74% 76% 76%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 19 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Light shower day Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 90% 50% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 15 23 SSW 17 26 SSW 19 28 SSW 20 30 SSW 21 33 WSW 20 30 W 16 23 WSW 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G M G VG VG
Humidity
77% 77% 76% 77% 84% 84% 82% 81%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 17:46 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 20 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 20% 50% 40% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 13 19 SW 15 23 SSW 18 28 SSW 20 31 SW 22 33 SW 22 33 SW 21 31 WSW 22 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity
81% 84% 84% 85% 86% 88% 88% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 17:43 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 21 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower night Light shower night
10% 20% 20% 70% 40% 60% 60% 50%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 20 30 WSW 20 29 WSW 20 29 WSW 20 30 WSW 23 34 WSW 25 36 W 24 37 W 28 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
87% 86% 82% 81% 79% 77% 74% 72%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 17:40 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Monday (Monday 22 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
50% 50% 60% 40% 40% 40% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 28 43 W 28 43 WNW 28 43 WNW 26 41 WNW 26 41 WNW 27 40 WNW 24 37 WNW 26 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
72% 71% 70% 70% 69% 71% 72% 73%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 17:38 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Partly cloudy night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Fog 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Fog 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Fog 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Fog 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Clear night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Fog 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Rain for a time, sunny spells early and late. Windy.

Today:

A dry morning with some bright or sunny spells, mainly across Orkney. Cloud will thicken around midday bringing patchy light rain, then dry with some sunny spells developing in the afternoon. Strong southerly winds, especially across Shetland in the morning. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

Clear spells at first, but cloud increasing this evening bringing showers. Further well scattered showers overnight. Fresh to strong southerly winds veering to moderate southwesterlys overnight. Minimum temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

Early morning rain gradually clears Shetland with some sunny spells, particularly for Orkney. Further patchy rain through the day with southwest gales, severe for a time. Winds ease by evening. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mostly cloudy. Dry on Thursday, rain at times Friday and Saturday. Fresh winds, occasionally strong.

Updated: 02:00 on Tue 16 Oct 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Becoming more settled for many later in the week.

Today:

Grey and damp for many across England and Wales, but it will brighten up in the afternoon. Similar for Northern Ireland and western Scotland, but rather windy here. Elsewhere in Scotland, a mainly bright morning, but some rain possible later.

Tonight:

Dry overnight for many. Some mist and fog patches possible in Northern Ireland and the far southeast of England. Frost possible in the north, and rain likely on western hills.

Wednesday:

Cloudy with rain across some parts of England, but bright and sunny elsewhere. A few blustery showers are possible between the sunny spells in Scotland.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Generally drier and more settled than recent days. Overnight frost and fog becoming more likely. Becoming wet and windy in the northwest on Friday and Saturday.

Updated: 03:06 on Tue 16 Oct 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 20 Oct 2018 to Monday 29 Oct 2018:

This weekend will slowly become more changeable across the country. Southern and many central areas will start dry with sunny periods after early fog clear. Northern areas will be more cloudy with outbreaks of rain and strong winds. The rain may move southwards through the weekend, turning lighter towards the southeast. Brighter and showery conditions will follow behind. Thereafter, it is likely to stay changeable with periods of wet and windy weather interspersed with brighter and showery spells. The heaviest rain is likely in the north, where there's a risk of gales. Generally drier and brighter in the south, particularly in central and southwestern areas. Temperatures varying around average, but becoming rather cold later with an increasing risk of overnight frosts.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 30 Oct 2018 to Tuesday 13 Nov 2018:

By the end of October and into early November weather systems may become slow moving at times. This will lead to the risk of longer unsettled spells and, conversely, the chance of longer settled spells. Western and northwestern areas will probably see the wettest and windiest conditions, with the south and east often drier and brighter, although still with some rain at times too. During any generally settled and drier spells of weather there is an increasing risk of overnight frost and fog, especially in the north of the UK. On the whole temperatures are likely to be rather cold, but some brief milder spells are also possible.

Updated: 03:06 on Tue 16 Oct 2018 BST

Location details

Sumburgh Airport

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

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