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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.

Saturday 17th August 2019

On Saturday 17th August 2019 the sun will rise at 05:34 and will set at 20:56. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 12.7°C. Some moderate to heavy rain is expected, 6mm of rainfall is possible today. It could be quite a gusty day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 31mph.

12am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
12°C (54°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 990mb
Humidity: 81%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
11°C (53°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 17mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 988mb
Humidity: 80%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Moderate or heavy rain shower
Moderate or heavy rain shower
12°C (54°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 16mph
Rain: 3mm
Pressure: 988mb
Humidity: 86%
Visibility: 4.3mi
9am
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
12°C (54°F)
Wind 17mph
Gusting to 28mph
Rain: 2mm
Pressure: 989mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
12°C (54°F)
Wind 9mph
Gusting to 17mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 990mb
Humidity: 81%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
12°C (53°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 991mb
Humidity: 76%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Patchy rain possible
Patchy rain possible
12°C (54°F)
Wind 13mph
Gusting to 27mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 991mb
Humidity: 73%
Visibility: 5.6mi
9pm
Light rain
Light rain
11°C (53°F)
Wind 19mph
Gusting to 31mph
Rain: 1mm
Pressure: 991mb
Humidity: 83%
Visibility: 5.6mi
Sunday 18th August 2019

On Sunday 18th August 2019 the sun will rise at 05:36 and will set at 20:53. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 12.4°C. Some moderate to heavy rain is expected, 5mm of rainfall is possible today. Some quite strong winds are possible today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 53mph.

12am
Patchy light drizzle
Patchy light drizzle
12°C (53°F)
Wind 26mph
Gusting to 53mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 989mb
Humidity: 78%
Visibility: 3.1mi
3am
Moderate rain at times
Moderate rain at times
12°C (53°F)
Wind 26mph
Gusting to 40mph
Rain: 3mm
Pressure: 987mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 5mi
6am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
12°C (54°F)
Wind 24mph
Gusting to 42mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 986mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Patchy rain possible
Patchy rain possible
12°C (54°F)
Wind 23mph
Gusting to 42mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 986mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 5.6mi
12pm
Light drizzle
Light drizzle
11°C (53°F)
Wind 19mph
Gusting to 34mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 986mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 1.2mi
3pm
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
11°C (53°F)
Wind 18mph
Gusting to 36mph
Rain: 1mm
Pressure: 987mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
11°C (53°F)
Wind 21mph
Gusting to 40mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 987mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
11°C (53°F)
Wind 17mph
Gusting to 30mph
Rain: 1mm
Pressure: 989mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Monday 19th August 2019

On Monday 19th August 2019 the sun will rise at 05:39 and will set at 20:50. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 12.6°C. A light shower is possible, 1mm of rainfall is possible today. It could be quite a gusty day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 34mph.

12am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
11°C (53°F)
Wind 13mph
Gusting to 24mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 991mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Moderate or heavy rain with thunder
Moderate or heavy rain with thunder
12°C (53°F)
Wind 22mph
Gusting to 34mph
Rain: 1mm
Pressure: 993mb
Humidity: 91%
Visibility: 3.7mi
6am
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
12°C (54°F)
Wind 17mph
Gusting to 28mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 994mb
Humidity: 89%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
12°C (53°F)
Wind 13mph
Gusting to 22mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 996mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Patchy light drizzle
Patchy light drizzle
11°C (53°F)
Wind 16mph
Gusting to 28mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 999mb
Humidity: 89%
Visibility: 3.1mi
3pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
11°C (52°F)
Wind 16mph
Gusting to 30mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1001mb
Humidity: 89%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
11°C (52°F)
Wind 18mph
Gusting to 33mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1003mb
Humidity: 88%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
11°C (53°F)
Wind 18mph
Gusting to 30mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1006mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Tuesday 20th August 2019

On Tuesday 20th August 2019 the sun will rise at 05:41 and will set at 20:48. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 11.2°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It could be quite a gusty day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 44mph.

12am
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
10°C (51°F)
Wind 15mph
Gusting to 30mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1008mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
10°C (51°F)
Wind 22mph
Gusting to 37mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1011mb
Humidity: 80%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
11°C (52°F)
Wind 21mph
Gusting to 31mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1013mb
Humidity: 76%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
10°C (51°F)
Wind 19mph
Gusting to 33mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1015mb
Humidity: 71%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
10°C (50°F)
Wind 15mph
Gusting to 28mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1017mb
Humidity: 78%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
10°C (50°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 78%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
10°C (50°F)
Wind 11mph
Gusting to 20mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 79%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
10°C (50°F)
Wind 21mph
Gusting to 44mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 83%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Wednesday 21st August 2019

On Wednesday 21st August 2019 the sun will rise at 05:43 and will set at 20:45. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 17.2°C. A light shower is possible, 1mm of rainfall is possible today. There could be quite a strong breeze in the air today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 25mph.

12am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
13°C (57°F)
Wind 18mph
Gusting to 22mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Light rain
Light rain
13°C (55°F)
Wind 15mph
Gusting to 25mph
Rain: 1mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 5.6mi
6am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
12°C (55°F)
Wind 11mph
Gusting to 22mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Light drizzle
Light drizzle
14°C (57°F)
Wind 11mph
Gusting to 16mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1018mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 1.2mi
12pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
16°C (61°F)
Wind 13mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1017mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
17°C (63°F)
Wind 14mph
Gusting to 16mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1016mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
16°C (61°F)
Wind 11mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1015mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Light drizzle
Light drizzle
14°C (58°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 6mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1015mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 1.2mi
Thursday 22nd August 2019

On Thursday 22nd August 2019 the sun will rise at 05:46 and will set at 20:42. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 16.1°C. A light shower is possible, 2mm of rainfall is possible today. There could be quite a strong breeze in the air today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 26mph.

12am
Light rain
Light rain
13°C (55°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1014mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 5.6mi
3am
Light rain
Light rain
12°C (54°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 16mph
Rain: 2mm
Pressure: 1014mb
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 5.6mi
6am
Patchy rain possible
Patchy rain possible
12°C (54°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 9mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1014mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 5.6mi
9am
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
13°C (56°F)
Wind 11mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1015mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
15°C (59°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 6mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1016mb
Humidity: 83%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
16°C (61°F)
Wind 11mph
Gusting to 12mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1016mb
Humidity: 81%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
15°C (59°F)
Wind 18mph
Gusting to 22mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1016mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
13°C (56°F)
Wind 15mph
Gusting to 26mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1014mb
Humidity: 86%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Friday 23rd August 2019

On Friday 23rd August 2019 the sun will rise at 05:48 and will set at 20:39. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 13.2°C. A few showers are expected, 4mm of rainfall is possible today. Some quite strong winds are possible today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 40mph.

12am
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
13°C (55°F)
Wind 32mph
Gusting to 40mph
Rain: 4mm
Pressure: 1011mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 4.3mi

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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.

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