Best time to visit, weather and climate Shetland Islands

Best time to visit Shetland Islands, Scotland

Climate Shetland Islands per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
7°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 13°C 11°C 9°C 8°C
68
mm
53
mm
59
mm
31
mm
34
mm
23
mm
35
mm
53
mm
53
mm
69
mm
67
mm
76
mm

The best time to visit the region Shetland Islands in Scotland is from may until october, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Shetland Islands is 14°C in august and the lowest is 7°C in january.

The average climate figure for Shetland Islands is an 6,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Shetland Islands has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Shetland Islands or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Shetland Islands

The region Shetland Islands has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Shetland Islands is 11° degrees and there is about 390 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 128 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 3.


Climate Shetland Islands

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 7°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 13°C 11°C 9°C 8°C
Night 6°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 12°C 10°C 8°C 6°C
Precip 68
mm
53
mm
59
mm
31
mm
34
mm
23
mm
35
mm
53
mm
53
mm
69
mm
67
mm
76
mm
Rain
days
24 20 22 18 16 13 17 20 20 22 24 25
Snow
days
1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dry
days
6 6 7 11 15 17 14 11 10 9 6 4
Sun hours
per day
3 3 4 7 8 10 8 7 6 4 4 2
Wind force
in Bft
6 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5
UV-index 2 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 2
 


Climate Shetland Islands january

On average, it is maximum 7° in january in Shetland Islands and at least around 6° degrees. In january there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 68 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Shetland Islands and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Climate Shetland Islands february

On average, it is maximum 7° in february in Shetland Islands and at least around 5° degrees. In february there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Shetland Islands and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Climate Shetland Islands march

On average, it is maximum 7° in march in Shetland Islands and at least around 6° degrees. In march there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Shetland Islands and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate Shetland Islands april

On average, it is maximum 8° in april in Shetland Islands and at least around 7° degrees. In april there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Shetland Islands and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Climate Shetland Islands may

On average, it is maximum 10° in may in Shetland Islands and at least around 8° degrees. In may there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Shetland Islands.

Climate Shetland Islands june

On average, it is maximum 12° in june in Shetland Islands and at least around 10° degrees. In june there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Shetland Islands.

Climate Shetland Islands july

On average, it is maximum 13° in july in Shetland Islands and at least around 12° degrees. In july there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Shetland Islands.

Climate Shetland Islands august

On average, it is maximum 14° in august in Shetland Islands and at least around 13° degrees. In august there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Shetland Islands.

Climate Shetland Islands september

On average, it is maximum 13° in september in Shetland Islands and at least around 12° degrees. In september there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Shetland Islands.

Climate Shetland Islands october

On average, it is maximum 11° in october in Shetland Islands and at least around 10° degrees. In october there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Shetland Islands.

Climate Shetland Islands november

On average, it is maximum 9° in november in Shetland Islands and at least around 8° degrees. In november there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 67 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Shetland Islands.

Climate Shetland Islands december

On average, it is maximum 8° in december in Shetland Islands and at least around 6° degrees. In december there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 76 mm. The it will be dry 4 days this month in Shetland Islands and on average, it snows 2 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Shetland Islands

The weather for Shetland Islands in Scotland will be around 11° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
20 Oct
Zware Regen 10°C 7°C 23 mm 95% 8m/s 1
We
21 Oct
Bewolkt 10°C 7°C 0.8 mm 45% 6m/s 1
Th
22 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 8°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 2
Fr
23 Oct
Lichte regen 8°C 6°C 9.8 mm 90% 5m/s 1
Sa
24 Oct
Lichte regen 13°C 6°C 6.9 mm 85% 7m/s 1
Su
25 Oct
Lichte regen 13°C 9°C 7.7 mm 90% 11m/s 1
Mo
26 Oct
Bewolkt 9°C 8°C 2.8 mm 75% 9m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
27 Oct
Regen 14°C 8°C 14 mm 95% 14m/s 1
We
28 Oct
Lichte regen 9°C 7°C 5.5 mm 85% 11m/s 2
Th
29 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 9°C 7°C 1.6 mm 60% 10m/s 2
Fr
30 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 9°C 8°C 0.1 mm 20% 13m/s 0
Sa
31 Oct
Lichte regenbuien 9°C 6°C 4.5 mm 80% 12m/s 0
Su
1 Nov
Bewolkt 8°C 5°C 1.8 mm 65% 1m/s 0
Mo
2 Nov
Lichte regen 10°C 6°C 6.3 mm 85% 6m/s 0

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About Shetland Islands

Shetland Islands lies in Scotland .

Shetland Islands is in a straight line at 963 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 3 hours15.

The coordinates of Shetland Islands, Scotland are latitude: 60.15 en longitude: -1.15

The GPS coordinates are N 60° 9' 0.0000" en W 1° 9' 0.0000"

Currency Shetland Islands

In Shetland Islands the Pound sterling is used to pay.

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Time difference Shetland Islands

In Shetland Islands it is now 23:16 o’clock in the evening on tuesday 20 october 2020. The time zone of Shetland Islands is Europe/London and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Shetland Islands

No recommended vaccinations are required for Shetland Islands.