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

    Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

    Rain on Saturday morning. Drier, brighter afternoon.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Mainly dry with variable cloud and occasional clear spells, although a few showers at first over Shetland. Patchy rain by dawn. Winds will steadily ease, becoming light at times overnight. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.


    Cloudy with patchy rain and drizzle during the morning. Mainly dry in the afternoon and skies should brighten. Winds will be fresh to strong from the south or southwest. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Dry and bright for much of Sunday. Fresh to strong south or southeast winds. Rain pushing east overnight, gradually clearing on Monday. Then bright with scattered showers on Tuesday.

    Updated at: 1603 on Fri 24 Sep 2021

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Cloud and drizzle towards west, clearer further east.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Many parts becoming mostly cloudy although some clear spells hanging on in southeastern parts. Thicker cloud bringing some drizzle to the west and more persistent rain to NW Scotland. Mild.


    Starting rather cloudy with occasional drizzle or rain in the west, especially northwestern Scotland where it will also become increasingly windy. Some sunny intervals likely elsewhere. Very warm in sunshine.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Still warm for many on Sunday, some heavy showers in the southeast. Rain and stronger winds arriving into the west starting a change to cooler, unsettled conditions early next week.

    Updated at: 1508 on Fri 24 Sep 2021

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 29 Sep 2021 to Friday 8 Oct 2021:

    This period will see unsettled conditions for many with low pressure systems crossing the UK. This will bring organised bands of rain, heavy at times for those in northern and western parts of the country, and in-dispersed with cooler and showery periods, as well as some bright skies at times. Drier and more settled conditions are likely across southern and eastern parts of the country, but there is still a chance that bands of rain and strong winds from the north and west could extend into these areas. The temperatures are most likely to be slightly below average for this time of the year during the start of the period but will gradually return to near average.

    Updated at: 1256 on Fri 24 Sep 2021

    UK Outlook for Saturday 9 Oct 2021 to Saturday 23 Oct 2021:

    Confidence is typically low during this period, but the most likely outcome is for high pressure to form in the south, leading to drier and more settled conditions over these areas. In the north, lower pressure is likely to prevail, with these areas seeing the wettest weather. However, there is a chance of settled conditions becoming more prevalent across most of the UK for a time. Temperatures are more likely to be around or slightly above average.

    Updated at: 1257 on Fri 24 Sep 2021

    Location Details


    Location: 60.47841, -1.61112

    Altitude: 4.0 m above mean sea level

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