Weather Forecast: Early rain for Orkney, then dry.

 Information from The Met Office

Today 21st March:

Shetland will have a cloudy day with rain, becoming drier later in the afternoon. Rain dying out across Orkney this morning to leave a dry afternoon with some sunshine breaking through. Maximum temperature 9 °C.


Dry this evening, low cloud clearing away from Shetland. Then freshening southeasterly winds will bring persistent and occasionally heavy rain northwards in the early hours. Minimum temperature 6 °C.

Wednesday 22nd March:

Overnight rain clearing away through the morning. Then rather cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain. Fresh occasionally strong southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Sunny intervals and a few showers, these turning wintry on Saturday as it becomes colder from the north.

Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Tue 21 Mar 2023

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