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Lerwick weather

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Overcast 9 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Light rain 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    4 °C

Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
Now 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 24 29 SSE 21 27 SSE 21 28 SSE 21 29 SSE 21 29 SSE 23 32 SSE 24 34 SSE 24 35 SSE 25 36 SSE 27 39 SSE 28 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E E E E VG VG VG VG E
Humidity
89% 91% 88% 89% 87% 86% 83% 81% 81% 82% 83%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 09:05 Sunset: 14:56 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 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
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
10% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 90% 90% ≥95% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 29 44 SSE 30 45 SSE 31 47 SSE 33 50 SSE 34 51 SSE 34 52 SSE 35 53 SSE 35 54 SSE 35 54 SSE 35 54 SSE 35 54 SSE 36 55 SSE 37 57 SSE 37 57 SSE 37 57 SSE 36 56 SSE 35 55 SSE 33 53 SSE 31 48 SSE 30 47 SSE 28 45 SSE 26 41 SSE 24 39 SSE 22 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E VG E VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG G M M M M M M G M M
Humidity
83% 83% 85% 86% 86% 88% 90% 91% 90% 89% 88% 88% 87% 88% 88% 90% 91% 92% 93% 92% 93% 93% 93% 93%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 09:06 Sunset: 14:56 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
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
90% 90% 80% 60% 40% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 21 34 SSE 20 31 SSE 15 26 SSE 12 20 SSE 13 21 S 10 16 SSE 12 20 SSE 15 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G M G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
94% 94% 93% 92% 92% 93% 88% 87%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:07 Sunset: 14:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
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 shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 50% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 15 24 SE 15 25 SE 17 29 SE 18 31 SE 17 28 SE 16 26 SE 16 27 SE 16 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G VG G
Humidity
88% 86% 86% 89% 88% 90% 90% 90%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:07 Sunset: 14:57 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night
20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 40% 20% 40%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 16 27 SE 15 26 SE 16 28 SE 18 30 SE 18 30 SE 17 30 SE 17 30 SE 17 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
90% 91% 90% 90% 89% 88% 89% 87%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:08 Sunset: 14:57 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 20% 50% 50% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 16 27 SE 17 29 SE 17 29 SE 17 28 SE 16 27 SSE 15 25 SSE 14 24 SSE 13 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
89% 87% 88% 87% 86% 87% 87% 87%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:08 Sunset: 14:58 Moon phase: Full
Sunday (Sunday 23 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 12 20 S 11 19 S 11 18 S 11 19 S 12 20 S 12 20 SSW 12 20 SSW 12 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG G VG VG G
Humidity
87% 87% 88% 87% 86% 87% 87% 88%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 09:09 Sunset: 14:58 Moon phase: Full
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Updated:
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Light shower day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 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 intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy shower day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light shower day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Light shower day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy shower day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Dry with sunny spells, a few showers in Shetland

Today:

A few showers this morning over Shetland, perhaps heavy and prolonged at first but clearing away then dry for the afternoon. Dry across Orkney with sunny spells, although turning cloudier in the afternoon. A strong southerly wind developing later. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Tonight:

A few clear spells at first over Shetland but soon becoming mostly cloudy. Some patchy light rain likely later in the night. Strong south becoming southeasterly winds, gales later. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Tuesday:

Cloudy and windy with light rain at times. The rain becoming heavier and more persistent in the afternoon and evening. Southeasterly gales continue, but easing over Orkney later. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

A quieter spell of weather with sunny or clear spells and scattered heavy showers. Winds generally light through the rest of the week, but gusty near the showers.

Updated: 02:10 on Mon 17 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Mostly fine today. Turning windy in west with some rain.

Today:

After a locally frosty and foggy start many areas will be dry on Monday with sunny spells. However, cloud will increase from the west, with wet and windy weather developing across Northern Ireland, and later west Wales and western England.

Tonight:

Monday night will be mild, but rather cloudy and windy, with severe gales in the west. Patchy rain in the north and west, which will become heavier and persistent later.

Tuesday:

Tuesday morning looks mostly dry in the southeast. However, wet and windy weather will move east across the British Isles. Brighter, showery, less windy conditions then follow into the west.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Sunshine and showers on Wednesday and Thursday. Strong winds, especially in the south. Some rain could reach many areas from the southwest on Friday, although Scotland may remain more settled.

Updated: 01:09 on Mon 17 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 22 Dec 2018 to Monday 31 Dec 2018:

Saturday looks like being mild with sunshine and showers. It is likely to be breezy in the south. Winds will probably be stronger generally on Sunday with gales around exposed coasts and hills. Rain may be persistent in the south though probably still showery in the north. The UK is likely to stay rather wet and windy for those last minute shopping trips on Christmas Eve. However, there are signs that Christmas Day itself may be drier, brighter, colder and less windy, though wind and some showers remain quite likely in the south. During the last week of December dry cold bright weather is more likely, with rain increasingly confined to the north and west.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 1 Jan 2019 to Tuesday 15 Jan 2019:

In the New Year there is an increasing likelihood that colder weather may begin to dominate as winds turn easterly. In the north, dry, cold and mostly calm weather is more likely, with frost and fog on many nights and mornings. Wintry showers are quite likely near eastern coasts. Although weather systems may be rather slow-moving and stay out in the Atlantic, where they do push across the UK there will be an increased risk of snow at times. Although signals suggest that a cold spell is the most likely scenario in January, the extent and longevity of the cold weather is uncertain. Wet, windy and mild weather are still possible.

Updated: 01:09 on Mon 17 Dec 2018 GMT

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Lerwick

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

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