Kirkwall (Orkney Islands) weather

Forecast days

Seven day forecast for Kirkwall

Time 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Weather symbols Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
Chance of precipitation
30% 90% 90% 90% 90%
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
ESE 16
ESE 16
E 15
E 16
E 15
27 27 26 27 26
M P M M G
Humidity
96% 97% 98% 98% 97%
UV
1 1 1 1 -
Time 00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
40% 40% 60% 60% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10%
11°
11°
11°
11°
12°
13°
13°
12°
11°
10° 11° 11° 10°
NE 20
ENE 19
ENE 12
NE 12
ENE 11
E 11
ENE 11
ENE 11
NE 8
32 30 20 18 15 16 16 15 12
M VG G M G VG VG VG G
Humidity
92% 94% 96% 95% 92% 85% 82% 86% 94%
UV
- - - 1 3 6 4 1 1
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Partly cloudy (night) Overcast Cloudy Light shower (day) Light shower (day) Light shower (day) Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% 20% 10%
10°
10°
11°
12°
12°
12°
12°
11°
10° 10° 10°
NE 8
NNE 8
NNE 9
NNE 10
N 11
N 11
NNW 12
NNW 12
11 12 13 15 17 17 18 17
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
95% 95% 91% 86% 82% 82% 85% 90%
UV
- - 1 3 5 3 1 1
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10%
10°
10°
10°
11°
11°
11°
10°
NNW 11
NW 12
NNW 14
NNW 15
NNW 14
NNW 14
NW 13
NNW 11
16 17 20 22 21 22 20 16
G G G G VG G G VG
Humidity
92% 92% 88% 82% 77% 75% 76% 80%
UV
- - 1 3 5 3 1 1
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
10°
11°
11°
11°
11°
10°
NW 10
NW 11
WNW 12
WNW 13
W 14
W 14
W 14
W 12
15 16 19 21 22 22 21 18
VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG
Humidity
83% 83% 78% 74% 72% 73% 75% 83%
UV
- - 1 3 4 3 1 1
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
10°
10°
11°
12°
13°
13°
13°
12°
10° 10° 10°
WSW 12
WSW 13
WSW 13
WSW 13
WSW 14
W 13
W 13
SW 12
18 18 19 21 22 20 19 17
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 87% 83% 77% 73% 74% 78% 84%
UV
- - 1 3 5 3 1 1

UK video forecast

Orkney & Shetland weather forecast

Headline:

Cloudy, early rain then persistent rain and showers later Saturday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Staying cloudy with strong easterly winds and outbreaks of rain over Shetland. Drier but still cloudy over Orkney with some coastal mist or fog and the odd showery outbreak of rain. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Saturday:

Staying cloudy throughout Saturday with rain at first, becoming drier for a time through the morning. Further showers or more persistent rain arriving later, heavy at times. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain, but a few sunny intervals too. Probably a bit drier on Monday and Tuesday with cool northerly breezes.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

It is most probable that initially fine conditions will prevail for most, with more changeable conditions with cloud and some rain being confined to the far north and northwest, temperatures will likely be close to or slightly above average. Although even during this time, a few daytime showers could pop up in places. However, there is a slight chance of an alternative scenario that initially an area of cloud could edge northwestwards from Europe and bring a few days of thundery rain and fairly hot / humid conditions to the southeast. Into the last week of June, warmer than average conditions are more likely than cooler than average. Rainfall looks quite variable with an increased chance of drier conditions, at least in the south.

Updated:

There is little sign for any one type of weather pattern to dominate during this period. As such, typical conditions for the UK are most probable with a mixture of weather types. All areas can expected to see some spells of drier, sunnier weather, but there will also be showers or longer spells of rain at times. Currently the only signals, weak as they are, hint that rain and showers will tend to be more biased towards the north and west, with any more prolonged drier interludes favouring the south. Temperatures are most likely to be close to or slightly above climatological average.

Updated:

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