Sumburgh Airport (Shetland Islands) weather

Forecast days

Seven day forecast for Sumburgh Airport

Time 00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Chance of precipitation
20% 20% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
SSE 6
SSE 7
S 8
S 8
SSW 9
SSW 11
SW 11
SW 9
WSW 6
10 10 12 13 16 18 17 15 11
VG VG G G G G G G G
Humidity
74% 77% 81% 83% 83% 85% 88% 91% 95%
UV
- - - 1 2 2 1 1 -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Overcast Overcast Mist Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
Chance of precipitation
20% 20% 20% 20% 10% <5% <5% <5%
10°
WSW 8
W 7
WNW 7
NW 8
NW 9
NNW 9
N 9
NNW 6
13 12 12 13 15 16 14 11
G M P G G VG VG VG
Humidity
96% 96% 96% 92% 84% 78% 76% 83%
UV
- - 1 2 3 2 1 -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Partly cloudy (night) Partly cloudy (night) Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
Chance of precipitation
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
NNW 8
NNW 8
NNW 9
NNW 10
NNW 11
NNW 12
NNW 12
NNW 9
12 12 14 17 18 20 19 16
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 83% 81% 74% 73% 72% 74% 79%
UV
- - 1 2 4 2 1 -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Clear night Partly cloudy (night) Sunny intervals Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
NNW 11
NNW 11
NNW 12
NNW 12
NNW 12
NNW 12
NNW 12
NNW 9
17 18 19 20 20 20 19 16
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 77% 76% 71% 70% 72% 74% 77%
UV
- - 1 2 3 2 1 -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Partly cloudy (night) Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
NNW 10
NNW 9
NNW 8
NNW 8
NNW 9
N 9
NNW 8
NW 5
15 14 14 15 15 15 14 11
VG VG VG VG G VG VG G
Humidity
77% 78% 78% 74% 72% 73% 75% 78%
UV
- - 1 2 3 2 1 -

UK video forecast

Orkney & Shetland weather forecast

Headline:

Dry with sunny spells Friday. Breezy.

Today:

Friday will be largely dry with sunny spells. Strong northerly winds at first, with gales across Shetland to start the day, but winds gradually easing through the day. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Tonight:

Dry with clear spells through the evening and overnight. Cloud thickening from the west for Orkney in the early hours. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Saturday:

Dry Saturday for Shetland, but cloud, rain and drizzle pushing in to Orkney from the morning, persisting all day. Cloud and drizzle reaching Shetland late evening. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cloudy with patchy light rain or drizzle Sunday into Monday midday. Becoming drier and brighter with sunny spells from Monday afternoon continuing to Tuesday.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

This period will be dominated by high pressure to the northwest of the UK and lower pressure to the southeast over the near continent, and the extent to which of these systems dominates at any particular time. The wind will probably therefore predominantly come from a northerly or easterly direction, so temperatures at least in the east are likely to remain around or a little below average, with any warmer conditions generally further west - and with the sun quite strong, it could feel very warm at times. There should be a reasonable amount of dry weather around, especially in the north and west, but some rain or showers are likely at times, most-likely in the south and east, but amounts are expected to be modest.

Updated:

During the early part of May high pressure will probably remain close to the north or northwest UK, with the driest conditions here. Further south and east, especially at first, there is a greater chance of some showers at times. As we move further into May signals are finely balanced between drier than average and wetter than average conditions. As such fairly typical conditions are likely, with some good spells of dry weather just about anywhere, but also some more unsettled, showery interludes. Temperatures overall will probably be near normal, rising through the period, and could trend toward the warm side of average later, with warm days most likely in the west.

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