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The weather guide for Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the warmest month in Kirkwall, Orkney?

The warmest time of year in Kirkwall, Orkney is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 15°C.

Which month has the most rain in Kirkwall, Orkney?

In terms of rainfall, November is usually the wettest month in Kirkwall, Orkney with 119mm on average. There are normally 24 days in November with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Kirkwall, Orkney?

The sunniest time of year in Kirkwall, Orkney is normally April with bright sunshine on average for 31% of daylight hours; that's 5 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Kirkwall, Orkney?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Kirkwall, Orkney in August when the water temperature reaches 13°C.

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Compare Kirkwall, Orkney weather with the USA

Below the Kirkwall, Orkney weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland, UK and the USA (Washington).

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Where's warm in Scotland right now?

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Scotland. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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