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    • Regional
    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

    A few showers overnight, becoming heavier Wednesday afternoon. Lighter winds.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    A mostly dry night across the Isles with clear periods and just the odd light shower. It will be a cooler night with winds becoming light. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

    Wednesday:

    Mainly dry during the morning with sunny spells and a few passing showers. The showers then becoming more frequent and heavier later in the afternoon and evening. Freshening westerly winds. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

    Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

    Rather cloudy on Thursday with blustery showers and strong to gale force northwesterly winds. Westerly winds on Friday and Saturday, easing a little, also rather cloudy and mainly dry.

    Updated at: 1525 on Tue 19 Jun 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Rain in the northwest moving slowly southeastwards.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Rain in the northwest with some heavy outbreaks will sink slowly southeastwards. Most of England and Wales will be warm and humid, with low cloud spreading eastwards. There will be a little drizzle in the west too.

    Wednesday:

    Rain across central areas will continue to move southeastwards, becoming lighter and patchier. There will be some sunshine ahead of it, with occasionally heavy, blustery showers in the far northwest.

    Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

    There will be a fresher feel on Thursday and Friday, with sunshine and some showers in the north. By Saturday however it will become warmer in the south and east.

    Updated at: 1534 on Tue 19 Jun 2018

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Sunday 24 Jun 2018 to Tuesday 3 Jul 2018:

    Sunday and Monday will both be largely fine and dry days across much of the UK, with plenty of warm sunshine in store. It is however likely to turn cloudier and breezier across northwestern parts with some outbreaks of rain possible at times, and temperatures here will be nearer the seasonal average. During the last week of the month dry, fine and very warm, sometimes hot, weather is expected to continue in southern and central parts and this fine, settled weather is also expected for much of the week across northern parts of the country too. From time to time however, conditions will become unsettled and generally cooler in the north or northwest, with short-lived spells of rain or showers possible along with stronger winds.

    Updated at: 1153 on Tue 19 Jun 2018

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 4 Jul 2018 to Wednesday 18 Jul 2018:

    Although confidence is low for the start of July, early indications are that the first half of the month may well bring a good deal of dry and settled weather for many areas across the UK. In southern and eastern parts temperatures are expected to be warm, and sometimes very warm. Northern and western areas are more likely to see changeable spells though, with showers and more persistent rain at times. During these changeable spells temperatures will be close to average for the time of year, but there will be some drier and warmer interludes here too.

    Updated at: 1153 on Tue 19 Jun 2018

    Location Details

    Lerwick

    Location: 60.1536, -1.1435

    Altitude: 18.0 m above mean sea level

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