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  • Cloudy 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    5 °C

  • Heavy shower day 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny intervals 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny intervals 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 24 April 2018)
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Warnings
Light rain Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
50% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 13 20 WNW 13 20 WNW 13 19 WNW 13 20 WNW 12 18 WNW 12 18 WNW 11 17 WNW 11 17 WNW 10 16 WNW 10 16 W 10 15 W 7 13 W 6 10 W 5 8 SW 4 7
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 VG VG
Humidity
88% 75% 69% 72% 76% 74% 71% 72% 74% 76% 76% 79% 82% 85% 86%
UV index
1 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:19 Sunset: 20:46 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 April 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 5 8 SW 5 8 SW 5 9 SSW 6 10 SW 6 12 SW 7 12 WSW 6 12 WSW 7 13 WSW 10 15 SW 7 11 SW 8 13 SW 9 14 SW 9 15 SW 10 16 SW 10 15 SW 10 15 SW 10 16 SW 10 16 SW 10 15 SW 10 16 SW 10 15 SW 9 15 SW 9 14 WSW 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E E E VG E E VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 88% 91% 92% 92% 94% 90% 88% 85% 82% 81% 79% 76% 77% 76% 78% 78% 79% 82% 83% 84% 87% 89% 90%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:16 Sunset: 20:49 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Thursday (Thursday 26 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Heavy shower night Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Cloudy
30% 40% 60% 20% 40% 40% 50% 40% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 10 15 SSW 10 16 SW 9 15 SW 9 14 SW 10 14 W 11 16 WNW 10 15 NW 12 17 NW 12 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 90% 91% 88% 83% 84% 81% 80% 83%
UV index
1 2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:13 Sunset: 20:51 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 27 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 13 20 NW 14 21 NW 14 20 NW 13 20 NW 13 20 NW 12 18 NW 11 16 NW 10 14
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% 74% 69% 69% 70% 71% 75%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:10 Sunset: 20:54 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 28 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 10 14 NNW 10 15 NNW 10 14 N 11 16 N 11 16 N 11 16 N 12 17 NNE 12 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
76% 75% 72% 69% 68% 69% 71% 71%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:07 Sunset: 20:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 29 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 11 16 N 11 16 N 11 16 NNE 11 16 NNE 11 16 NNE 11 16 ENE 12 17 ENE 12 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
71% 70% 71% 70% 69% 69% 68% 70%
UV index
1 2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:04 Sunset: 20:59 Moon phase: Full
Monday (Monday 30 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 13 18 NE 14 19 NE 15 21 NE 15 22 NNE 16 23 NNE 16 22 N 16 21 N 16 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
70% 70% 70% 69% 70% 70% 72% 75%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:01 Sunset: 21:02 Moon phase: Full
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Updated:
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Light rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny intervals 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:

Sunshine and showers, but rain over Orkney at first.

Today:

A cloudy morning with some persistent rain over Orkney, drier and brighter for Shetland. Sunny spells and scattered showers across the Northern Isles in the afternoon. Moderate west or southwest winds, fresh at times across Orkney in the morning. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Moderate southwest winds will bring scattered showers with some late spells of sunshine. Showers and clear spells overnight. Showers will be most frequent across Shetland. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Wednesday:

A bright day with scattered showers and sunny spells. The showers may be heavy at times, with perhaps the odd rumble of thunder. Moderate southwest winds. Maximum temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Further showers on Thursday. Mainly dry with some sunny spells Friday and Saturday, although a few showers are likely, mainly over Shetland on Saturday. Light winds.

Updated: 03:32 on Tue 24 Apr 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Grey and wet in south; sunshine and showers further north.

Today:

Windy at times. Grey and damp today across much of England and Wales. A brighter start across northern England and Northern Ireland, but turning cloudier with outbreaks of rain in the afternoon. Showers across Scotland, but with sunny spells between.

Tonight:

Further outbreaks of rain across England, Wales and Northern Ireland this evening, but easing overnight. Scotland seeing a mix of clear spells and showers.

Wednesday:

A changeable day with sunny spells and frequent blustery showers. Some showers will be heavy, with a risk of hail and thunder. Feeling cool in strong winds.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday sunshine and heavy, blustery showers. Friday still showery in the north, but cloudier in the south with rain and drizzle. Saturday similar with wet weather at times for most.

Updated: 03:29 on Tue 24 Apr 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 28 Apr 2018 to Monday 7 May 2018:

Many northern areas will be dry with sunny spells on Saturday, although there remains the risk of some heavy showers. More unsettled conditions will arrive in the south, with a strengthening wind. These changeable conditions are then likely to spread to many parts as we head into early May with showers or longer spells of rain, but some drier and sunnier spells are likely too, particularly in the north and northwest. Winds will be brisk at times, and overall it will feel cool with the risk of frost overnight, mainly in the north. On the whole, temperatures will be close to average for the time of year, but it will feel cooler in the more unsettled spells.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 8 May 2018 to Tuesday 22 May 2018:

Mixed conditions will continue through early May, with changeable periods of weather bringing showery rain, interspersed with drier and brighter interludes. Some longer drier spells are possible across the northwest. Confidence reduces into the second half of May, but there are some signs of a generally drier, more settled spell of weather developing. Temperatures are likely to be variable at first although balancing out around average. If a more settled spell develops later in the month, then temperatures may become warmer than average.

Updated: 03:29 on Tue 24 Apr 2018 BST

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Location
60.748, -0.848
Altitude
16 m above mean sea level

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