Orkney & Shetland Weather Forecast

The latest weather forecast from the Met Office for Orkney and Shetland Scotland.

Weather Forecast Issued at 29-May-2020 04:00:00: AM

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Weather Forecast Summary: Headline:

Cloudy with haar likely, turning brighter across Orkney.

Weather Forecast for Today:

A cloudy start for most with haar likely in most coastal districts. The cloud and haar will tend to burn off through the morning across Orkney, becoming warm in the afternoon. Feeling cooler across Shetland where the haar persists. Maximum Temperature 22C.

Orkney & Shetland: Weather for Tonight:

Low cloud and haar will return across Orkney after a clear start. Shetland will see the haar begin to lift in some places later in the night. Minimum Temperature 8C.

Weather Outlook for Saturday:

Any haar likely to thin and break in most areas through the morning. Hazy sunshine likely in the afternoon, especially across Orkney where it will feel warm. Maximum Temperature 23C.

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Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Dry and mostly bright with hazy sunny spells but also the chance of some haar at times on Sunday and Monday. Possibly turning more unsettled and cooler through Tuesday.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 2 Jun 2020 to Thursday 11 Jun 2020:

The start of June will see a continuation of the current settled weather with most places staying dry and sunny. However, there is an increasing chance of seeing some rain or showers at times, especially across northern and western parts. It will be very warm initially but temperatures are likely to begin to return to normal towards the middle of the period. Towards the end of the period there may be a shift to more changeable conditions, with an increased chance of showers or longer spells of rain across all parts. The showers or spells of rain are likely to be most frequent across the northwest and possibly accompanied by strong winds. Any wetter periods are likely to be interspersed with some drier and brighter weather.

UK Outlook for Friday 12 Jun 2020 to Friday 26 Jun 2020:

The start of this period is likely to see a continuation of more changeable conditions with spells of dry and sunny weather interspersed with showers or some longer spells of rain. Showers or rain are most likely to be seen in the northwest of the UK and they may be accompanied by strong winds at times too. Through mid to late June, overall drier and warmer than average weather looks to be more favorable in the south than wetter and cooler conditions. Northern parts however will likely see temperatures sticking around average for the time of year.

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