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Scalloway weather

  • Sleet shower day 3 °C

    -3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 3 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    2 °C

  • Light shower day 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Light rain 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    0 °C

Thursday (Thursday 17 January 2019)
Now 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 Heavy snow Light snow shower night Light shower night Light shower night Clear night Sleet shower night Light shower day Light snow shower day Sunny intervals Sleet shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy
20% 80% 30% 40% 50% 10% 30% 40% 30% <5% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-5 ° -6 ° -5 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 23 42 N 27 43 N 17 32 N 20 36 N 22 38 N 19 34 N 16 31 N 14 26 N 13 25 N 13 26 N 18 28 NNW 14 25 NNW 13 24 NNW 13 22 N 8 17 N 9 17 NNW 7 15 N 7 15 NNW 6 12 N 7 11 NNE 5 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M P E E VG E E VG E E G E VG E E E E E E E G
Humidity
68% 74% 76% 62% 78% 71% 68% 67% 77% 69% 67% 71% 79% 79% 83% 81% 83% 86% 85% 87% 84%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 15:40 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 18 January 2019)
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
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 4 11 W 6 9 WNW 6 9 W 7 10 W 8 12 W 9 13 W 9 13 W 8 12 W 8 12 WSW 7 10 W 6 10 SW 5 8 SW 5 9 SSW 6 9 SSW 7 10 S 7 11 S 8 11 SSE 8 12 SSE 8 12 SSE 8 12 SSE 9 14 SSE 10 15 SSE 10 15 SSE 10 15
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
82% 80% 79% 77% 73% 72% 69% 73% 73% 77% 78% 74% 73% 74% 74% 73% 72% 73% 72% 72% 72% 72% 74% 73%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:42 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 19 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 4 ° 3 ° 1 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° 1 ° 0 ° -2 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 8 13 SSE 8 12 SE 6 9 ESE 7 11 ESE 7 12 ESE 7 12 SE 7 11 SE 7 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 81% 85% 86% 81% 83% 86% 83%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 08:48 Sunset: 15:45 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 20% 20% 30% 50% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 8 12 SSE 9 14 S 10 15 S 11 18 SW 13 22 W 16 27 WNW 15 25 W 15 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G VG M VG VG
Humidity
84% 84% 85% 87% 83% 86% 78% 81%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 15:47 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 13 22 WNW 11 18 W 10 15 W 10 16 SW 14 24 SSW 17 29 S 20 33 S 22 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity
72% 73% 75% 74% 74% 74% 75% 77%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 50% 50% 20% 50% 50% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 22 37 S 21 34 SSW 17 28 SSW 14 23 SSW 13 22 SSW 13 22 WSW 13 21 S 13 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M G G VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 81% 83% 84% 81% 80% 80% 79%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 13 22 SSW 13 21 S 12 19 SSW 12 20 W 12 21 WSW 11 19 WNW 10 19 WSW 11 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 78% 76% 76% 76% 77% 78% 79%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light shower night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Partly cloudy night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy snow 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Clear night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy snow 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy snow 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Partly cloudy night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Clear night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy snow 60.154 -1.143
London Heavy shower night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Light shower night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Wintry showers carried on bitter cold strong to gale northerlies.

Today:

A cold day with sunny spells and sleet or snow showers. These will be heaviest and most frequent in the morning. Gale force northerly winds gradually easing. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Tonight:

Clear spells and a few sleet or snow showers this evening, these becoming isolated then dying out overnight. Winds falling light, and a widespread frost. Minimum temperature -2 °C.

Friday:

Apart from the odd rain or sleet shower over Shetland it will be a dry day with some sunny spells. Mostly light winds, but a southeast breeze over Orkney later. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Orkney dry and bright on Saturday, Shetland cloudier with a few rain showers. Rain for time on Sunday then clearer with a few showers, perhaps wintry.

Updated: 03:03 on Thu 17 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Plenty of sunshine today. Cold with a widespread overnight frost.

Today:

A widespread frosty start. Sunshine for most, accompanied by hail, sleet and snow showers, mostly in the north and east. Windy at first, with coastal gales in the north and east, though the winds easing from the west later.

Tonight:

Another frosty night for many. Daytime showers easing in the north and east, leaving a risk of icy stretches. Otherwise, turning wet and breezy in the far west later.

Friday:

Thickening cloud, rain and hill snow gradually inching across western parts. Turning windy here too. Meanwhile, largely dry with sunny spells for many central and eastern parts.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Overnight frosts. Cold with outbreaks of rain, sleet, hill snow and even snow to low levels at times over the weekend. Otherwise, wintry showers in the northwest Sunday and Monday.

Updated: 02:44 on Thu 17 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 21 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 30 Jan 2019:

Cold weather will predominate throughout and Monday will start with a widespread frost. Most places will probably be dry and bright during the day but rain showers are likely in the southeast at first. It will be windy in northwest Scotland, with blustery showers and further snow on hills. The showers may well spread further south and east on Tuesday. These are likely to bring hill snow to many areas, and perhaps some snow at low levels for a time. The timing of this is quite uncertain though. Unsettled and generally cold weather will continue, bringing rain, sleet and sometimes snow. Snow is possible anywhere but more likely over northern and eastern areas and over high ground. Overnight frosts remain likely.

UK Outlook for Thursday 31 Jan 2019 to Thursday 14 Feb 2019:

Cold and sometimes very cold weather will still be in place for the extended outlook. It will be changeable though, especially at first, with spells of strong winds and rain, turning to snow at times. Overnight frosts will be common and widespread. Snow will mainly affect higher ground in the north, but there will be a higher risk than usual of snow at lower levels, even in the south. The details of any disruptive snow remains uncertain. With easterly winds predominating, the driest and brightest weather is likely in the northwest. Short milder and wetter interludes are possible too, most likely in the south, but with these comes an increased risk of snow and ice further north.

Updated: 02:44 on Thu 17 Jan 2019 GMT

Location details

Scalloway

Location
60.138, -1.28
Altitude
4 m above mean sea level

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