Weather Forecast: Rain in the Afternoon for Orkney

Information from The Met Office

Today 27th April:

Cold with sunny spells across Shetland. Largely dry with just a few isolated light showers, most likely in the morning. A dry sunny start across Orkney, but cloud soon spreading up from the south bringing rain in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 6 °C.


A dry start to the evening for Shetland but rain and cloud over Orkney soon spread north. The rain turns heavy over Shetland later in the night. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Friday 28th April:

Rain and low cloud in the morning, occasionally heavy over Shetland. Turning dry with sunny spells in the afternoon, but also turning colder. Light winds. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

A largely dry few days with some bright or sunny spells at times, and largely light winds. A chance of rain on Sunday. Remaining cold for the time of year.

Updated: 05:00 (UTC+1) on Thu 27 Apr 2023

in front the recently ploughed and raked field and behind the green fields ready for grazing and the low hills over Yesnaby

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