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Lerwick weather

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    5 °C

Monday (Monday 15 October 2018)
Now 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Mist Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 19 28 SW 19 27 SW 20 26 SW 18 24 SW 16 22 SW 15 21 SW 14 20 SW 13 19 SW 12 19 SSW 11 17 SSW 11 17 SSW 11 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG P VG VG
Humidity
79% 80% 79% 81% 82% 85% 89% 91% 92% 95% 91% 92%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:43 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 16 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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 13 19 S 15 21 S 15 22 S 17 24 S 18 26 S 20 28 S 22 31 S 24 34 S 25 37 S 27 39 S 28 42 S 29 43 S 29 44 S 30 45 S 30 45 S 28 43 S 27 41 S 25 38 SSW 24 36 SSW 22 33 SSW 21 33 SSW 21 34 SSW 21 34 SSW 21 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 91% 91% 88% 86% 85% 84% 83% 82% 82% 81% 82% 83% 85% 89% 89% 89% 89% 88% 88% 87% 87% 86% 86%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:46 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 October 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 22 34 SW 21 33 SW 19 31 WSW 20 33 WSW 21 34 WSW 20 34 WSW 17 29 WSW 15 24 W 15 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 87% 85% 80% 73% 71% 71% 76% 76%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:48 Sunset: 17:50 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 18 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 15 24 W 14 24 W 12 20 W 10 17 WSW 12 20 WSW 10 17 SW 10 16 SSW 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
76% 72% 70% 73% 66% 73% 78% 79%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
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 Light rain Light shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% 20% 50% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 14 22 SSW 16 25 SSW 18 29 SSW 19 31 SSW 22 37 WSW 18 30 W 14 22 WSW 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G M VG VG VG
Humidity
77% 75% 75% 79% 86% 83% 84% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 17:45 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
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Overcast
10% 20% 20% 20% 30% 40% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 15 23 SW 16 24 SSW 19 28 SSW 22 34 SSW 25 38 SW 26 40 WSW 25 40 WSW 24 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG M M M M G
Humidity
84% 82% 84% 88% 86% 88% 90% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sunday (Sunday 21 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Overcast Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower night Partly cloudy night
20% 50% 50% 50% 40% 10% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 23 35 WSW 23 35 WSW 24 37 WSW 25 40 W 26 41 W 26 42 W 26 42 W 25 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 84% 80% 79% 77% 75% 73% 74%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 17:39 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Heavy rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Light rain 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 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 day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny intervals 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Sunny spells and isolated showers.

Today:

A bright and mainly dry day. High cloud soon breaks up with some sunny spells developing. A few isolated showers possible, mainly over Shetland. Moderate south to southwest breeze. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

Tonight:

Any remaining showers will die away through the evening with clear spells. Increasing cloud amounts overnight with the wind freshening up. Minimum temperature 6 °C.

Tuesday:

Cloud and patchy rain will spread east through the morning and afternoon, but it will become dry in the evening. Strong winds with some gales in exposure across Shetland. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Breezy with a few showers on Wednesday. Drier with bright or sunny spells on Thursday and easing winds, but some rain returns on Friday along with freshening winds.

Updated: 01:51 on Mon 15 Oct 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain slowly easing in the southeast, some sunshine elsewhere.

Today:

Cloudy across south and parts of central England with outbreaks of locally heavy rain this morning, but with the rain easing through the afternoon. Elsewhere dry with sunny spells after a cold start, with scattered showers in the far northwest.

Tonight:

Cloudy with patchy drizzle across central and southern parts overnight, with the damp weather spreading north and west during the early hours. Largely dry with clear spells in the north

Tuesday:

A damp and grey start across England and Wales , but some bright spells slowly developing. Rain moves across Northern Ireland into Scotland, with brighter conditions following into Northern Ireland later.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Patchy rain in parts of England Wednesday. Sunny elsewhere with showers in northwest. Frosty start Thursday, then dry with sunshine. Rain spreads into west Scotland Friday. Sunny spells elsewhere.

Updated: 01:45 on Mon 15 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: 01:45 on Mon 15 Oct 2018 BST

Location details

Lerwick

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

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