Monthly weather forecast and climate
Orkney, United Kingdom

What is the coldest month in Orkney?

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

How many days does it rain in Orkney?

In Orkney, 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 Orkney?

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

What is the warmest month in Orkney?

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 rainiest month in Orkney?

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