Weather Forecast: Sunshine & showers across Orkney

Information from The Met Office

Today 16th November:

Best of todays weather across Orkney with a mix of scattered showers and bright or sunny spells. Overcast over Shetland with periods of rain driven in on gale to severe gale southeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 12 °C.


Some clear spells early evening across Orkney on and otherwise overcast night with frequent showers or longer periods of rain. Southeast winds gale to severe gale. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Thursday 17th November:

Unsettled with showers of longer periods of rain, heaviest and most frequent across Orkney. However some brighter spells may develop infrequently over Shetland. Southeast gales. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rather cloudy with showers that merge to longer periods of rain at times, particularly across Orkney on Friday and again Sunday. Southeast gales, touching severe gale at times Friday.

Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Wed 16 Nov 2022

Bishops Palace, Kirkwall, tail lights at sunrise credit: Martin Laird

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