Climate in Kirkwall (Orkney Islands), United Kingdom

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from nearest weather station: Strathy P, Scotland (74 KM).

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Average min and max temperatures in Strathy P, Scotland   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average monthly sunhours in Strathy P, Scotland   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

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Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Weather Forecasts for Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

WED Jan 20
6°C | -1°C

Moderate rain

THU Jan 21
7°C | 2°C

Heavy rain

FRI Jan 22
5°C | -5°C

Moderate rain

The best time of year to visit Kirkwall in United Kingdom

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • The warmest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 17°C (62°F).
  • The coldest month is December with an average maximum temperature of 5°C (41°F).
  • December is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • June is the driest month.
  • May is the most sunny month.
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