10-day forecast

Last Updated 13:10

Sunrise 08:49

Sunset 15:43

Day overview



High C 39°F Low -1°C 30°F


Wind speed 9 mph 14 km/h South Westerly

Environmental forecast

  • UV Low
  • Pollution Moderate

Hourly forecast

Orkney and Shetland


A bright cold day with occasional sleet and snow showers giving further accumulations especially on high ground, and a risk of ice at first and later. Thunder possible. Light to moderate westerly breeze.


A mixture of clear spells and a wintry mix of rain hail sleet and snow showers. These will bring a risk of ice and fresh snowfalls. Mainly light winds.

Met Office warnings issued for Shetland Islands

  1. Yellow warning of ice

    Updated 19 January at 10:03
    0005 on Sat 20 January
    1100 on Sat 20 January

    Ice is likely to form through Friday night and last into Saturday morning with some sleet and snow showers continuing in places.

    There will probably be ice on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths, potentially resulting in some injuries from slips and falls.


  • Yellow:
    Be aware
  • Amber:
    Be prepared
  • Red:
    Take action
  • Rain
  • Wind
  • Snow
  • Ice
  • Fog

Issued by the Met Office