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Lerwick weather

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Light shower day 15 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Light rain 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Light shower day 14 °C

    10 °C

Friday (Friday 17 August 2018)
Now 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
Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain
30% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 60% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 21 26 SW 17 22 SW 18 23 SW 18 25 SW 21 28 SW 20 27 SW 20 27 SSW 18 24 SSW 18 25 SSW 20 27 S 22 29 S 23 31 S 26 36 S 27 38 SSW 28 39 SSW 25 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG E VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG G M G
Humidity
93% 86% 82% 79% 83% 81% 78% 82% 80% 82% 84% 83% 86% 91% 94% 95%
UV index
1 2 3 3 4 4 3 3 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:22 Sunset: 20:54 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 18 August 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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Light shower day Heavy rain Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 40% 50% 50% 80% 50% 40% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 24 35 SW 24 35 SW 24 35 SW 24 35 SW 25 36 SW 26 37 SW 28 39 SW 29 40 SW 29 42 SW 31 44 SW 32 45 SW 32 46 SW 33 47 WSW 32 47 WSW 30 44 WSW 28 43 W 26 39 W 25 37 W 21 32 WNW 18 27 WNW 16 24 WNW 15 23 WNW 15 23 WNW 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E
Humidity
90% 88% 86% 85% 85% 85% 85% 82% 82% 82% 80% 82% 85% 83% 84% 78% 75% 76% 78% 80% 81% 83% 84% 83%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:24 Sunset: 20:51 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 19 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 14 21 WNW 13 20 WNW 9 14 W 7 11 WSW 10 18 WSW 10 18 WSW 10 17 WSW 8 14 SW 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 83% 88% 84% 71% 68% 69% 77% 87%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:27 Sunset: 20:48 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 20 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 20% 10% 40% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 7 10 SSW 8 11 SW 8 11 SW 9 16 SW 11 18 WSW 12 19 WNW 11 16 WNW 10 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 87% 88% 82% 80% 80% 82% 87%
UV index
1 2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:29 Sunset: 20:45 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain
<5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 80% 80%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 9 13 WNW 8 12 WNW 7 11 W 7 13 SW 10 16 SSW 11 18 WSW 13 19 SW 16 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG G G G
Humidity
88% 89% 87% 78% 77% 79% 86% 88%
UV index
1 2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:32 Sunset: 20:42 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 17 24 WSW 17 25 W 17 24 W 17 25 W 17 27 W 16 24 WSW 14 21 WSW 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
89% 88% 86% 81% 78% 78% 80% 82%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:34 Sunset: 20:40 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 23 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower night
10% 10% 20% 40% 40% 40% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 15 22 SW 15 22 SW 15 23 SSW 16 24 SSW 17 26 SW 14 23 SW 14 22 WSW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
84% 85% 85% 82% 80% 82% 84% 86%
UV index
1 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:37 Sunset: 20:37 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy shower day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Chance of early showers otherwise dry for most of today.

Today:

Some brightness this morning and a few showers. Clouding over from the west this afternoon with some patchy rain across Orkney later, Shetland mainly dry. Freshening southerly winds. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

Some light rain or drizzle for a time this evening. The rest of the night will see clear periods and isolated showers. Fresh to strong southerly winds, veering southwesterly. Minimum temperature 12 °C.

Saturday:

A very windy day with sunny intervals and a few showers, becoming drier later. Westerly gales in the morning, occasionally severe gale force, easing in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mainly dry on Sunday with some sunshine, light winds. Rather changeable early next week with occasional rain, winds staying light.

Updated: 02:53 on Fri 17 Aug 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

The northwest wet and windy, the southeast dry and bright.

Today:

Scotland, Northern Ireland, north Wales and northern England will be windy, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle affecting western coasts and hills. After a sunny morning, the south and east will tend to cloud over during the afternoon.

Tonight:

Northern parts will stay windy overnight. Rain will ease in northern Scotland but continue in Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and northern England. The south will stay mostly dry and cloudy.

Saturday:

The north will be windy, with patchy rain. Further south, winds will be much lighter, with a fair amount of warm sunshine, though patchy rain may affect western hills.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Heavy rain is likely in the north on Sunday. Lighter rain is possible on Monday and Tuesday too but the south will stay mainly dry, warm and rather humid throughout.

Updated: 01:27 on Fri 17 Aug 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 to Thursday 30 Aug 2018:

On Tuesday northwestern areas will be cloudy and windy with outbreaks of rain, but with clearer conditions reaching the far northwest later. Elsewhere it will be drier with bright spells, and it will be warm and humid in the southeast. By Wednesday some rain may reach southern areas, but clearer weather should spread from the northwest by the end of the day. Through the rest of the week and weekend there will probably be a good deal of dry, bright or sunny weather, especially in the south, while the far west and northwest will have some thicker cloud and rain at times. This weather pattern is quite likely to continue through the rest of the period, with temperatures probably around normal, but perhaps rather cool in the north and northwest

UK Outlook for Friday 31 Aug 2018 to Friday 14 Sep 2018:

During this period it looks likely that the weather pattern will only change slowly. Areas of high pressure and associated settled weather are likely to dominate across the south and southeast, bringing generally dry and bright weather here. More changeable conditions with outbreaks of rain and strong winds are likely across the north and northwest, perhaps extending southeastwards at times. Into September, confidence in the forecast decreases. However, we will probably see longer dry and settled spells at times, these perhaps becoming more dominant than previously in the north and northwest. Temperatures by day are likely to be generally warmer than average, but there will an increasing chance of chillier nights.

Updated: 01:27 on Fri 17 Aug 2018 BST

Location details

Lerwick

Location
60.154, -1.143
Altitude
18 m above mean sea level

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