Regional Weather Information for Orkney & Shetland


Some early brightness but generally cloudy this morning with outbreaks of rain. The rain clears Orkney by midday, but lingers into the early afternoon across Shetland, with sunny spells gradually developing along with a few showers. Strong southerly winds easing. Maximum temperature 8°C.


Clear spells this evening, with showers dying out. Shetland remains largely dry overnight but cloud and outbreaks of rain reach Orkney towards dawn. Strengthening southerly winds. Minimum temperature 1°C.

Current Weather

Kirkwall: Partly cloudy 7°C
Sullom Voe: Mostly cloudy 7°C
Sumburgh: Mostly cloudy 8°C

Other Orkney & Shetland locations