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Climate Information for St Andrews



Climate Description:

Winters in St Andrews are usually cool for Scotland, with January daily temperatures of about 6.5°C and nights cooling off to 0.6°C in the coldest month. Summers are very warm, with daytime temperatures in July typically reaching 19.1°C and nights dipping to 10.8°C. Rainfall in St Andrews is low, totalling 703 mm in a typical year. Precipitation is distributed evenly, falling over about 123 days per year. St Andrews has high sunshine totals, with 1540 hours of sunshine recorded in a typical year.


Climate Averages:

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual Average
High Temperature (°C)6.57.19.211.314.016.919.119.016.412.99.26.612.3
Low Temperature (°C)0.60.82.13.76.08.810.810.68.86.02.90.75.2
Sunshine (hours per day)1.93.04.05.26.56.16.05.64.63.42.61.64.2

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual Total
Sunshine (hours per month)608312415720118418717413710677501540
Precipitation (mm)684452455057566064796662703
Days with Precipitation1291081010101010121111123
Days of Air Frost11107300000161250


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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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