Regional Weather Information for Orkney & Shetland


A bright, chilly start across the Northern Isles but cloud will soon thicken to bring some spells of rain through the day, mainly for Shetland. Feeling cool in the strengthening southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 9°C.


Southwesterly gales, perhaps becoming severe for Shetland, will continue overnight along with outbreaks of rain. Rain generally less persistent across Orkney. Minimum temperature 7°C.

Current Weather

Kirkwall: Mostly cloudy 8°C
Sullom Voe: Mostly cloudy 9°C
Sumburgh: Mostly cloudy 9°C

Other Orkney & Shetland locations