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

    Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

    Bright spells with further showers. Quite windy.


    Bright or sunny intervals and blustery showers. The showers will be heavy at times but passing by quickly in the fresh to strong westerly wind. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.


    Clear spells with blustery and at times heavy showers continue into the night. The fresh to strong westerly wind and the showers will then slowly ease from midnight. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.


    Bright or sunny intervals with scattered showers Saturday, the best of the sunshine across Shetland. The wind turns southwesterly as it freshens Saturday morning. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Chance of persistent rain on Sunday, clearing to occasional showers on Monday. Windy at times. Wind eases as rain extends east Tuesday.

    Updated at: 0348 on Fri 7 Oct 2022

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Some heavy rain today, then drier this weekend.


    A band of rain, heavy at times and accompanied by gusty winds, will move southeastwards across all parts, reaching the far southeast this evening. Turning colder in the northwest with frequent showers, some heavy with hail and thunder.


    Rain clearing the far southeast during the evening then many areas becoming dry with clear spells, and turning chilly as winds ease. Showers affecting parts of the north and west.


    Most parts dry with broken cloud, sunny spells and light winds. Cloudy and breezy across northern and western Scotland with a few showers.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Wind and rain in the northwest Sunday, southeast staying mainly dry. Monday/Tuesday mainly fine with sunny spells after chilly mornings, but windy with showers in the far north on Monday.

    Updated at: 0227 on Fri 7 Oct 2022

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 11 Oct 2022 to Thursday 20 Oct 2022:

    This period is likely to be characterised by unsettled weather with showers and longer periods of rain for most areas. Largely a dry, cloudy Tuesday for all with the chance of patchy rain developing over the northwest later in the day. For the remainder of the period, further bands of rain are expected across the country with drier spells between them. Overall the west and northwest seeing the heaviest and most frequent rain, whilst the east will experience more dry sunny spells. Rain is likely to be accompanied by strong winds with a risk of gales in exposed regions of the northwest throughout. Temperatures generally near normal, with the occasional cooler night bringing the chance of mist and fog in places.

    Updated at: 1215 on Thu 6 Oct 2022

    UK Outlook for Friday 21 Oct 2022 to Friday 4 Nov 2022:

    Changeable conditions are expected to continue throughout the period, with bands of rain and showers likely across most of the country. Temperatures are likely to remain near to normal overall throughout. However, there is an increasing chance of some more settled weather from late October, although it may also be accompanied by colder conditions with mist or fog and frost.

    Updated at: 1215 on Thu 6 Oct 2022

    Location Details

    Out Skerries Airstrip

    Location: 60.4257, -0.7467

    Altitude: 9.0 m above mean sea level

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