Monthly weather forecast and climate
Kirkwall, United Kingdom

What are the coldest months in Kirkwall?

Coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 6.4°C (43.5°F).

How much does it rain in Kirkwall?

In Kirkwall, United Kingdom, during the entire year, the rain falls for 188.7 days, and collects up to 1038.5mm (40.9") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Kirkwall?

The month with the least rainfall is May when the rain falls for 10.6 days and typically collects 48mm (1.9") of precipitation.

What is the warmest month in Kirkwall?

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 16°C (60.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 10.3°C (50.5°F).

What is the wettest month in Kirkwall?

The wettest months in Kirkwall, United Kingdom, are October and November, with an average 126mm (5") of rainfall.
Average temperature - Kirkwall, United Kingdom
Average rainfall - Kirkwall, United Kingdom

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (126mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (48mm).

Average rainfall days - Kirkwall, United Kingdom

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (20.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (10.6 days).

Average sea temperature - Kirkwall, United Kingdom

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (13.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (7.1°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Kirkwall, United Kingdom
Average UV index - Kirkwall, United Kingdom