Climate Information for Port Ellen

(Port Ilein)


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

Climate Description:

Winters in Port Ellen are usually mild for Scotland, with February daily temperatures of about 7.6°C and nights cooling off to 2.2°C in the coldest month. Summers are warm, with daytime temperatures in July typically reaching 17.3°C and nights dipping to 11.0°C. Rainfall in Port Ellen is high, totalling 1264 mm in a typical year. Precipitation is distributed evenly, falling over about 188 days per year. Port Ellen has high sunshine totals, with 1378 hours of sunshine recorded in a typical year.

Climate Averages:

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

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual Total
Sunshine (hours per month)4471991702201831491541168651351378
Precipitation (mm)13696116776373791051131461301301264
Days with Precipitation201517131211141515191918188
Days of Air Frost66420000002626

Temperature Chart:

Precipitation Chart:

Sunshine Chart:

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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