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Wednesday

Light Rain

17°C 63°F 12°C 54°F West South Westerly
31km/h 19mph
Thursday

Light Cloud

16°C 61°F 10°C 50°F North Westerly
14km/h 9mph
Friday

Light Cloud

16°C 61°F 11°C 52°F North Easterly
21km/h 13mph
Saturday

Light Rain

17°C 63°F 12°C 54°F East North Easterly
31km/h 19mph
Sunday

Light Rain Shower

17°C 63°F 11°C 52°F Northerly
27km/h 17mph

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Weather forecast details for Wednesday 30 July. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
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Weather Conditions Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Rain Heavy Rain Shower Heavy Rain Shower Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Shower Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Rain Shower Heavy Rain Shower Sunny Intervals Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud   
Temperature (°C/°F) 14°C 57°F 14°C 57°F 14°C 57°F 14°C 57°F 14°C 57°F 15°C 59°F 15°C 59°F 15°C 59°F 16°C 61°F 15°C 59°F 15°C 59°F 15°C 59°F 14°C 57°F 14°C 57°F 13°C 55°F 13°C 55°F 12°C 54°F 13°C 55°F 13°C 55°F 12°C 54°F 12°C 54°F 12°C 54°F   
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 27km/h 17mph West South Westerly 31km/h 19mph West South Westerly 32km/h 20mph West South Westerly 32km/h 20mph West South Westerly 32km/h 20mph West South Westerly 31km/h 19mph West South Westerly 26km/h 16mph Westerly 23km/h 14mph Westerly 23km/h 14mph Westerly 24km/h 15mph Westerly 23km/h 14mph Westerly 24km/h 15mph Westerly 21km/h 13mph West North Westerly 18km/h 11mph West North Westerly 16km/h 10mph West North Westerly 16km/h 10mph West North Westerly 14km/h 9mph West North Westerly 14km/h 9mph West North Westerly 16km/h 10mph West North Westerly 16km/h 10mph West North Westerly 16km/h 10mph West North Westerly 13km/h 8mph West North Westerly   
Wind Direction WSW WSW WSW WSW WSW WSW W W W W W W WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW   
Humidity 85% 84% 84% 85% 88% 87% 88% 89% 85% 84% 84% 85% 88% 88% 91% 91% 91% 91% 90% 91% 91% 91%   
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) E VG E G VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG   
Pressure (Millibars) 1003 1003 1003 1003 1003 1003 1003 1004 1004 1004 1004 1004 1005 1005 1005 1006 1006 1006 1006 1006 1006 1006   

Orkney and Shetland

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    A cloudy start to the day with outbreaks of showery rain this heaviest over Shetland. Becoming brighter with some sunny spells but still with a few isolated showers around. Strong southwesterly winds easing and going westerly.

  • Tonight

    Bright with a few showers this evening these mainly affecting Orkney and Westray and Birsay in particular and then later the Fair Isle. Moderate northwesterly winds.

Environmental Summary

UV: 5

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Pollen: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

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Observations

Observed at 06:00, Wednesday 30 July

Heavy Rain Shower

13°C 55°F

35km/h 22mph West South Westerly

Humidity: 88%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 1004mb, Falling

Observation station: Kirkwall

(Lat: 58.95 | Lon: -2.9)

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