Stromness (Orkney Islands) weather

Forecast days

Seven day forecast for Stromness

Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Partly cloudy (night) Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy shower (night)
Chance of precipitation
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 70% 60%
-1°
SSW 20
S 20
SSW 22
SSW 26
SSW 27
SSW 28
SW 28
WSW 30
34 34 37 41 43 45 44 47
E VG VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity
74% 75% 72% 71% 69% 72% 79% 80%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Light shower (day) Light shower (day) Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
30% 30% 30% 30% 30% 20% 20% 20%
-2° -3° -2° -1°
WSW 31
WSW 33
WSW 33
W 31
W 30
W 28
W 22
WSW 20
50 53 52 50 48 43 35 31
VG G VG VG VG G VG G
Humidity
76% 74% 77% 73% 71% 75% 77% 82%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast
Chance of precipitation
60% 80% 80% 80% 50% 20% 20% 20%
10°
10°
10°
WSW 20
SW 21
SW 23
SW 26
WSW 30
WSW 31
WSW 30
WSW 29
31 33 36 41 47 49 47 46
G M M G G G G G
Humidity
87% 89% 90% 90% 89% 88% 89% 89%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast
Chance of precipitation
20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
10°
10°
10°
WSW 29
WSW 28
WSW 27
WSW 27
WSW 27
WSW 27
WSW 26
WSW 25
45 44 43 42 43 42 40 38
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 89% 87% 84% 83% 83% 83%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
Chance of precipitation
20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
WSW 23
WSW 22
WSW 20
WSW 19
WSW 19
WSW 17
SW 16
SW 16
36 33 31 29 30 27 24 24
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 83% 83% 82% 80% 81% 84% 84%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -

Orkney & Shetland weather forecast

Headline:

Mainly dry and rather cloudy.

Today:

A mostly dry day but thicker cloud over Shetland may give the odd patch of drizzle. Some bright spells developing across Orkney. Fresh to strong south to southwesterly wind. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy and mainly dry at first. A band of mostly light rain will cross the Isles later tonight with strong southerly winds for a time, becoming lighter later. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Tuesday:

Cloudy start but last of overnight rain quickly clearing. Then a brighter day with sunny spells and just a few light passing showers. Southwest winds strengthening later. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Windy on Wednesday with rain in afternoon along with gales, possibly severe for short time. Brighter, colder Thursday with blustery showers. Cloudy with patchy rain on Friday and staying windy.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

On Friday, cloud and rain are expected in northern areas, accompanied by windy conditions, with a risk of coastal gales and fog overnight. Southern areas will be mainly dry and brighter with lighter wind, although some drizzle is possible at times in western areas. Into the weekend high pressure in the southeast and low pressure in the northwest will lead to a continuation of this north to south split in conditions across the UK. For the rest of the period, there will likely be a continuation of predominantly dry and settled weather across most parts of the UK, especially the south. Some rain and strong winds are likely in the northwest at times. Temperatures overall likely to be close to average.

Updated:

During the period, generally settled weather conditions are expected across the UK. Frontal systems bringing rain and strong winds are expected in the northwest, perhaps spreading further into the southeast at times, although much of the south and southeast may stay largely dry. Temperatures overall will be above normal, with a small chance of colder conditions.

Updated:

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