Lerwick, Shetland climate guide

Temperature in Lerwick, Shetland (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
5°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Lerwick, Shetland5
5°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Lerwick, Shetland5
6°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Lerwick, Shetland6
8°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Lerwick, Shetland8
10°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Lerwick, Shetland10
13°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Lerwick, Shetland13
14°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Lerwick, Shetland14
14°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Lerwick, Shetland14
12°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Lerwick, Shetland12
10°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Lerwick, Shetland10
7°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Lerwick, Shetland7
6°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Lerwick, Shetland6
Min temperature (night-time)
1°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Lerwick, Shetland1
1°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Lerwick, Shetland1
1°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Lerwick, Shetland1
3°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Lerwick, Shetland3
5°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Lerwick, Shetland5
8°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Lerwick, Shetland8
9°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Lerwick, Shetland9
9°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Lerwick, Shetland9
8°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Lerwick, Shetland8
6°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Lerwick, Shetland6
3°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Lerwick, Shetland3
2°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Lerwick, Shetland2
Sea temperature
8°C sea temperature in January in Lerwick, Shetland8
7°C sea temperature in February in Lerwick, Shetland7
7°C sea temperature in March in Lerwick, Shetland7
7°C sea temperature in April in Lerwick, Shetland7
8°C sea temperature in May in Lerwick, Shetland8
10°C sea temperature in June in Lerwick, Shetland10
12°C sea temperature in July in Lerwick, Shetland12
12°C sea temperature in August in Lerwick, Shetland12
12°C sea temperature in September in Lerwick, Shetland12
11°C sea temperature in October in Lerwick, Shetland11
10°C sea temperature in November in Lerwick, Shetland10
9°C sea temperature in December in Lerwick, Shetland9

Sunshine & Daylight in Lerwick, Shetland

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
7 hours of daylight per day in January in Lerwick, Shetland7
9 hours of daylight per day in February in Lerwick, Shetland9
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Lerwick, Shetland12
15 hours of daylight per day in April in Lerwick, Shetland15
17 hours of daylight per day in May in Lerwick, Shetland17
19 hours of daylight per day in June in Lerwick, Shetland19
18 hours of daylight per day in July in Lerwick, Shetland18
16 hours of daylight per day in August in Lerwick, Shetland16
13 hours of daylight per day in September in Lerwick, Shetland13
10 hours of daylight per day in October in Lerwick, Shetland10
7 hours of daylight per day in November in Lerwick, Shetland7
6 hours of daylight per day in December in Lerwick, Shetland6

Rainfall in Lerwick, Shetland

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
26 days with some rainfall in January in Lerwick, Shetland26
20 days with some rainfall in February in Lerwick, Shetland20
23 days with some rainfall in March in Lerwick, Shetland23
19 days with some rainfall in April in Lerwick, Shetland19
17 days with some rainfall in May in Lerwick, Shetland17
16 days with some rainfall in June in Lerwick, Shetland16
18 days with some rainfall in July in Lerwick, Shetland18
18 days with some rainfall in August in Lerwick, Shetland18
22 days with some rainfall in September in Lerwick, Shetland22
24 days with some rainfall in October in Lerwick, Shetland24
25 days with some rainfall in November in Lerwick, Shetland25
26 days with some rainfall in December in Lerwick, Shetland26
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
131 mm monthly rainfall in January in Lerwick, Shetland131
90 mm monthly rainfall in February in Lerwick, Shetland90
111 mm monthly rainfall in March in Lerwick, Shetland111
71 mm monthly rainfall in April in Lerwick, Shetland71
61 mm monthly rainfall in May in Lerwick, Shetland61
60 mm monthly rainfall in June in Lerwick, Shetland60
62 mm monthly rainfall in July in Lerwick, Shetland62
78 mm monthly rainfall in August in Lerwick, Shetland78
116 mm monthly rainfall in September in Lerwick, Shetland116
132 mm monthly rainfall in October in Lerwick, Shetland132
141 mm monthly rainfall in November in Lerwick, Shetland141
137 mm monthly rainfall in December in Lerwick, Shetland137

More climate for Lerwick, Shetland

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
No UV (maximum) index in January in Lerwick, Shetland0
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in February in Lerwick, Shetland1
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in March in Lerwick, Shetland1
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in April in Lerwick, Shetland3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in May in Lerwick, Shetland4
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in June in Lerwick, Shetland5
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in July in Lerwick, Shetland5
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in August in Lerwick, Shetland4
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in September in Lerwick, Shetland2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in October in Lerwick, Shetland1
No UV (maximum) index in November in Lerwick, Shetland0
No UV (maximum) index in December in Lerwick, Shetland0
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in February in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in March in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in April in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in May in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in June in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in July in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in August in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in September in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in October in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in November in Lerwick, Shetland0
No heat & humidity in December in Lerwick, Shetland0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

What's the climate like in Lerwick, Shetland?

Lerwick, Shetland has a temperate climate with cool summers and some rainfall in all months.

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