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Climate Information for Sumburgh


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

Climate Description:

Winters in Sumburgh are usually cool for Scotland, with February daily temperatures of about 6.1°C and nights cooling off to 2.1°C in the coldest month. Summers are cool, with daytime temperatures in August typically reaching 14.8°C and nights dipping to 10.6°C. Rainfall in Sumburgh is typical, totalling 1084 mm in a typical year. Precipitation tends to fall more in the winter, falling over about 191 days per year. Sumburgh has low sunshine totals, with 1190 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)3259981411941581321381067238221190
Precipitation (mm)116981026246515974941231341251084
Days with Precipitation211719131010111216202121191
Days of Air Frost55420000001522

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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