7 Day Forecast For Orkney Islands

Our 7 day weather forecast for Orkney Islands updated throughout the day, making it ideal for planning leisure activities, travel and events. Read more about our weather forecasts.

Wednesday 12th December 2018

On Wednesday 12th December 2018 the sun will rise at 08:56 and will set at 15:15. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 8.2°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. Moderate Gales are possible. Please watch out for local weather warnings, with a maximum expected wind speed of 59mph.

12am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 28mph
Gusting to 48mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 28mph
Gusting to 46mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 29mph
Gusting to 47mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 31mph
Gusting to 50mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 83%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 34mph
Gusting to 54mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 35mph
Gusting to 59mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 79%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 36mph
Gusting to 56mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 78%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 36mph
Gusting to 50mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 75%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Thursday 13th December 2018

On Thursday 13th December 2018 the sun will rise at 08:57 and will set at 15:15. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 7.9°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. Moderate Gales are possible. Please watch out for local weather warnings, with a maximum expected wind speed of 59mph.

12am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 37mph
Gusting to 55mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
7°C (46°F)
Wind 37mph
Gusting to 59mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
7°C (46°F)
Wind 36mph
Gusting to 53mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 37mph
Gusting to 55mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 69%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 38mph
Gusting to 58mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 38mph
Gusting to 58mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 35mph
Gusting to 55mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 69%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 34mph
Gusting to 49mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Friday 14th December 2018

On Friday 14th December 2018 the sun will rise at 08:58 and will set at 15:14. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 6.9°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. Moderate Gales are possible. Please watch out for local weather warnings, with a maximum expected wind speed of 61mph.

12am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 32mph
Gusting to 51mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 30mph
Gusting to 48mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Clear skies
Clear skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 31mph
Gusting to 45mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 31mph
Gusting to 46mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1022mb
Humidity: 69%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 33mph
Gusting to 51mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 69%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 36mph
Gusting to 56mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1020mb
Humidity: 69%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 40mph
Gusting to 61mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 69%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 41mph
Gusting to 56mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1017mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Saturday 15th December 2018

On Saturday 15th December 2018 the sun will rise at 08:59 and will set at 15:14. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 6.6°C. Some moderate to heavy rain is expected, 7mm of rainfall is possible today. Moderate Gales are possible. Please watch out for local weather warnings, with a maximum expected wind speed of 74mph.

12am
Clear skies
Clear skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 40mph
Gusting to 57mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 71%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Clear skies
Clear skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 41mph
Gusting to 57mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1016mb
Humidity: 70%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 42mph
Gusting to 57mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1013mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 47mph
Gusting to 68mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1012mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Light rain
Light rain
6°C (43°F)
Wind 49mph
Gusting to 68mph
Rain: 2mm
Pressure: 1010mb
Humidity: 77%
Visibility: 5.6mi
3pm
Light rain
Light rain
6°C (43°F)
Wind 49mph
Gusting to 74mph
Rain: 1mm
Pressure: 1007mb
Humidity: 78%
Visibility: 5.6mi
6pm
Light rain
Light rain
6°C (43°F)
Wind 44mph
Gusting to 68mph
Rain: 2mm
Pressure: 1005mb
Humidity: 80%
Visibility: 5.6mi
9pm
Light rain
Light rain
6°C (43°F)
Wind 41mph
Gusting to 64mph
Rain: 2mm
Pressure: 1003mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 5.6mi
Sunday 16th December 2018

On Sunday 16th December 2018 the sun will rise at 09:00 and will set at 15:14. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 7°C. Heavy rain which could cause deep standing water and surface flooding is possible. Watch out for local severe weather warnings, 23mm of rainfall is possible today. Moderate Gales are possible. Please watch out for local weather warnings, with a maximum expected wind speed of 71mph.

12am
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
6°C (44°F)
Wind 45mph
Gusting to 58mph
Rain: 3mm
Pressure: 999mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 4.3mi
3am
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
6°C (44°F)
Wind 45mph
Gusting to 59mph
Rain: 5mm
Pressure: 993mb
Humidity: 81%
Visibility: 4.3mi
6am
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
6°C (44°F)
Wind 43mph
Gusting to 71mph
Rain: 6mm
Pressure: 989mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 4.3mi
9am
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
6°C (44°F)
Wind 15mph
Gusting to 23mph
Rain: 6mm
Pressure: 987mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 4.3mi
12pm
Moderate rain at times
Moderate rain at times
6°C (44°F)
Wind 40mph
Gusting to 71mph
Rain: 3mm
Pressure: 989mb
Humidity: 68%
Visibility: 5mi
3pm
Patchy rain possible
Patchy rain possible
7°C (44°F)
Wind 30mph
Gusting to 54mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 994mb
Humidity: 68%
Visibility: 5.6mi
6pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 23mph
Gusting to 38mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 999mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 23mph
Gusting to 38mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1000mb
Humidity: 73%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Monday 17th December 2018

On Monday 17th December 2018 the sun will rise at 09:01 and will set at 15:14. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 7.8°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. Some quite strong winds are possible today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 45mph.

12am
Clear skies
Clear skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 21mph
Gusting to 31mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1000mb
Humidity: 71%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 22mph
Gusting to 31mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1001mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Clear skies
Clear skies
7°C (46°F)
Wind 22mph
Gusting to 31mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1001mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 20mph
Gusting to 31mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1003mb
Humidity: 74%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 16mph
Gusting to 25mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1004mb
Humidity: 76%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 15mph
Gusting to 24mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1005mb
Humidity: 75%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 20mph
Gusting to 34mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1004mb
Humidity: 74%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 29mph
Gusting to 45mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1003mb
Humidity: 76%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Tuesday 18th December 2018

On Tuesday 18th December 2018 the sun will rise at 09:02 and will set at 15:15. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 8.2°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. Moderate Gales are possible. Please watch out for local weather warnings, with a maximum expected wind speed of 62mph.

12am
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 38mph
Gusting to 62mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1000mb
Humidity: 78%
Visibility: 6.2mi

About Our Weather Forecast For Orkney Islands

Our weather forecast for Orkney Islands is updated throughout the day and has been found to be very reliable for planning activities such as days out, leisure, travel, events, fishing, golf and gardening.

For activities that rely on weather forecasts for safety or financial reasons, such as farming, flying, sailing and shipping, we have found our forecasts to be reliable, but we always recommend that you compare several weather forecast sources to ensure you are able to plan your activities safely.

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