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Friday

Light Cloud

16°C 61°F 11°C 52°F South South Easterly
Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph
Saturday

Light Rain Shower

17°C 63°F 12°C 54°F Southerly
Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph
Sunday

Light Cloud

16°C 61°F 11°C 52°F South Easterly
Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph
Monday

Light Cloud

16°C 61°F 11°C 52°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph
Tuesday

Sunny Intervals

16°C 61°F 11°C 52°F Southerly
Wind Speed 18 km/h 11 mph

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Last updated 06:04

Weather forecast details for Friday 28 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 Sunny Intervals Sunny Intervals Sunny Intervals Sunny Intervals Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Rain Light Rain Light Cloud Light Rain Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Partly Cloudy Sunny Intervals  
Temperature (°C/°F) 13°C 55°F 14°C 57°F 14°C 57°F 15°C 59°F 15°C 59°F 15°C 59°F 15°C 59°F 14°C 57°F 14°C 57°F 15°C 59°F 15°C 59°F 14°C 57°F 14°C 57°F 14°C 57°F 13°C 55°F 13°C 55°F 12°C 54°F 12°C 54°F 12°C 54°F 12°C 54°F 12°C 54°F 12°C 54°F 12°C 54°F  
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph South Easterly Wind Speed 26 km/h 16 mph South Easterly Wind Speed 26 km/h 16 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 18 km/h 11 mph South Easterly Wind Speed 18 km/h 11 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 18 km/h 11 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph Southerly Wind Speed 11 km/h 7 mph Southerly Wind Speed 11 km/h 7 mph Southerly Wind Speed 11 km/h 7 mph Southerly Wind Speed 13 km/h 8 mph Southerly Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph Southerly Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph Southerly Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph Southerly Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph Southerly Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph South South Westerly  
Wind Direction SE SE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SE SSE SSE SSE SSE S S S S S S S S S SSW  
Humidity 90% 86% 86% 84% 81% 83% 82% 86% 86% 84% 88% 89% 91% 92% 93% 94% 94% 94% 91% 92% 91% 92% 91%  
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) GVGVGVGVGVGVGGVGVGGVGVGVGVGVGVGVGVGVGVGVGVG 
Pressure (Millibars) 996 996 996 996 996 996 996 997 997 996 996 996 996 996 996 996 996 996 996 995 995 995 995  

Orkney and Shetland

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    A mainly dry and bright day, with patchy cloud allowing plenty of sunshine, especially over Shetland. There is a risk of the odd shower, mainly in the afternoon over Orkney. Moderate south or southeasterly winds.

  • Tonight

    Mainly dry, with a risk of the odd shower, again mainly over Orkney, with the best bright spells for Shetland. Then clear spells overnight, and maybe an isolated shower.

Environmental Summary

UV: 5

UK Range: 1-8

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, Friday 28 July

Light Cloud

12°C 54°F

Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph South Easterly

Humidity: 99%

Visibility: Very Good

Pressure: 995mb, Falling

Observation station: Kirkwall

(Lat: 58.95 | Lon: -2.9)

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