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Climate Information for Stornoway (Steòrnabhagh)


Weather:

This page presents averages based on long-term climate trends. A specific daily weather forecast for Stornoway is available from the BBC.


Climate Description:

Winters in Stornoway are usually mild for Scotland, with February daily temperatures of about 7.2°C and nights cooling off to 2.1°C in the coldest month. Summers are cool, with daytime temperatures in July typically reaching 16.1°C and nights dipping to 10.7°C. Rainfall in Stornoway is high, totalling 1259 mm in a typical year. Precipitation tends to fall more in the winter, falling over about 207 days per year. Stornoway has average sunshine totals, with 1217 hours of sunshine recorded in a typical year.


Climate Averages:

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual Average
High Temperature (°C)7.37.28.210.012.414.216.116.114.411.89.37.611.2
Low Temperature (°C)2.32.12.94.26.28.710.710.89.16.64.22.55.9
Sunshine (hours per day)1.12.13.24.96.55.54.34.13.52.61.40.93.3

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual Total
Sunshine (hours per month)3359981472011651321271058042281217
Precipitation (mm)15011011874646376901111411321301259
Days with Precipitation211720151313151517212020207
Days of Air Frost55410000001622


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Please note that the information on this page describes long-term climate averages and cannot be relied upon for predictions of the weather. While every effort has been made to produce the best climate estimates possible, users should be aware that they may contain errors. Further explanation is available about our climate information, how the data was derived, estimates of error, and details about the original data sources.


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