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Lerwick

  • Fog 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Heavy rain 12 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    10 °C

  • Heavy shower day 12 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny intervals 12 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    9 °C

Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
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Warnings
Fog Overcast Mist Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Fog Overcast Overcast Fog
20% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 21 32 SSE 21 31 SSE 20 29 SSE 19 27 SSE 20 27 SSE 18 26 SSE 18 25 SSE 19 26 SE 19 27 SE 19 27 SE 20 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP M P M M M M VP M M VP
Humidity Expand
98% 97% 97% 97% 98% 98% 98% 99% 99% 99% 99%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
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
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 50% 60% 90% 60% ≥95% 90% 90% 60% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 22 31 SE 22 32 SE 22 32 SE 23 34 SE 23 33 SE 24 36 SE 25 37 SE 28 41 SE 29 43 ESE 30 44 SE 31 45 SE 31 45 SE 30 44 SE 30 45 SE 31 46 ESE 32 48 SE 32 47 SE 29 43 SE 28 41 SE 26 38 SE 24 35 SE 22 32 ESE 19 29 ESE 20 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M G G G G G G VG G G G G G M M G G E E VG E E E
Humidity Expand
98% 98% 96% 93% 94% 93% 93% 92% 92% 92% 91% 91% 91% 91% 93% 92% 91% 91% 91% 91% 92% 93% 93% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 17:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 20 29 ESE 20 30 ESE 20 31 ESE 21 32 ESE 20 30 ESE 17 27 ESE 14 22 ESE 12 20 ESE 11 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
93% 92% 93% 90% 90% 85% 84% 87% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 17:36 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 11 18 SE 13 21 SSE 15 25 SSE 20 33 SSE 23 38 SSE 23 39 SSE 25 43 SSE 27 45
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 89% 88% 86% 83% 83% 85% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 17:33 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy shower night Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Light shower night Light shower night
80% 80% 60% 60% 70% 60% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 27 46 SSE 27 46 SSE 27 45 SSE 24 40 S 22 37 SSW 17 27 SW 13 21 SSW 12 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M G G M M G G
Humidity Expand
88% 90% 90% 90% 91% 91% 91% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 17:30 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
40% 60% 60% 20% 40% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 12 19 SW 16 24 SW 15 23 SW 16 23 SW 15 24 WSW 14 21 SW 13 19 SW 13 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 89% 88% 87% 83% 84% 87% 88%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 17:28 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 26 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 13 18 SSW 13 19 SSW 13 19 S 13 20 S 14 23 S 15 24 SSW 16 26 SSW 16 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
87% 88% 89% 88% 86% 87% 87% 88%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 17:25 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Met Office 13:00, Fri
Updated 12:00 on Fri 20 Oct 2017 BST
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Overcast 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Shetland misty with rain, Orkney drier on Friday.

Today:

Shetland will stay dull and misty with some patchy rain. Early strong winds easing. Orkney looks brighter and drier with some sunshine but low cloud may push in later. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Mainly cloudy, and misty for a time, with some patchy rain affecting Shetland. Orkney will be mainly dry but some heavy rain will arrive towards morning. Strengthening southeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Saturday:

Rain over Orkney will push up to Shetland later in the morning. Brighter drier will follow from the south. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds easing for a time. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Bright with some showers on Sunday and lighter winds. Changeable start to the new week with rain or showers.

Updated: 03:23 on Fri 20 Oct 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A lot of dry weather with some brightness. Windy later.

Today:

A cloudy and occasionally damp start to the day. However, some bright or sunny spells will emerge in the afternoon. Later in the day a zone of wet and windy weather arrives in western parts with coastal gales likely.

Tonight:

Winds strengthen, especially across the west with severe gales expected around coasts. Elsewhere a band of rain travels northeastwards and blustery showers or spells of rain will affect western parts.

Saturday:

Very windy with gales or severe gales in places, especially in the south and west. Bands of heavy showers or longer spells of rain will move across most parts.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Improving picture on Sunday as wind and rain ease. Remaining breezy but mild next week with further rain, especially in the south. Becoming brighter and more showery in the north.

Updated: 02:13 on Fri 20 Oct 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 25 Oct 2017 to Friday 3 Nov 2017:

A little rain possible at first in the south on Wednesday, but this tending to peter out, leaving more in the way of drier weather for much of the UK, compared to the start of the week. Temperatures will also be on the warm side, with some mild nights too. Through next weekend, a more unsettled theme seems likely, especially in the northwest, where strong winds will bring a mixture of rain followed by brighter, showery interludes. Further southeast it should remain drier, though some rain is possible here too. Into early November, confidence in the forecast becomes very low, with a changeable theme and near average temperatures seeming most likely. Northern areas look most likely to see further wind and rain at times, with drier conditions in the south.

UK Outlook for Saturday 4 Nov 2017 to Saturday 18 Nov 2017:

Confidence in the forecast during this period is very low. However, after a changeable start with near average temperatures, there is an increasing chance of more prolonged settled spells developing by the end of the first week of November, which may continue into mid month, especially in the south. This would lead to an increased chance of frost and fog overnight. However, northern areas could hold onto more in the way of wind and rain at times. Temperatures should stay mostly near or perhaps slightly above average, although probably dipping to below average in any more settled spells.

Updated: 02:13 on Fri 20 Oct 2017 BST

Location details

Lerwick

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

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