Kirkwall weather in May 2020

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  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Kirkwall12
    12°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in May in Kirkwall16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 6°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Kirkwall6
    6°C min night temperature
  • 17 hours of daylight per day in May in Kirkwall17
    17 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Kirkwall0
    No heat & humidity
  • 49 mm monthly rainfall in May in Kirkwall49
    49 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in May in Kirkwall4
    4 (Moderate) UV index
  • 8°C sea temperature in May in Kirkwall8
    8°C sea temperature
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The May weather guide for Kirkwall, Scotland shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How warm is it in Kirkwall in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 12°C in Kirkwall in May, falling to 6°C at night.

How sunny is it in Kirkwall in May?

There are normally 5 hours of bright sunshine each day in Kirkwall in May - that's 31% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Kirkwall in May?

The average sea temperature around Kirkwall in May is 8°C.

Does it rain in Kirkwall in May?

There are usually 16 days with some rain in Kirkwall in May and the average monthly rainfall is 49mm.

Kirkwall sunrise & sunset times for May 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Kirkwall in May 2020. Select a month to view Kirkwall sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st May 2020 05:14 21:06
Saturday, 16th May 2020 04:38 21:40
Sunday, 31st May 2020 04:11 22:09
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Where's warm in Scotland in May?

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