Thurso
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Thurso

The best time to visit in Thurso 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 in Thurso is 15°C in July and the lowest is 6°C in January. The water temperature is between 8°C and 14°C.

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

Average weather Thurso by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 6 6 8 9 11 13 15 15 14 11 9 7
Water temperature (°C) 10 9 8 9 11 13 14 14 14 13 12 11
Precipitation (mm) 48 42 41 29 36 30 38 46 40 61 46 49



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14 day weather forecast Thurso

The weather for Thurso will be 9° till 6° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
18 january
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9°C
4°C
0.4 mm
20%
5 Bft
ZZW
9°C
1
Wednesday
19 january
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9°C
3°C
3.8 mm
65%
12 Bft
NW
9°C
1
Thursday
20 january
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8°C
4°C
0.4 mm
15%
9 Bft
NW
9°C
1
Friday
21 january
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8°C
6°C
0.2 mm
10%
7 Bft
W
9°C
1
Saturday
22 january
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9°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
7 Bft
WZW
9°C
1
Sunday
23 january
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9°C
7°C
0.4 mm
20%
9 Bft
WZW
9°C
1
Monday
24 january
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9°C
5°C
3.2 mm
60%
7 Bft
NW
9°C
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
25 january
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6°C
2°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZW
9°C
1
Wednesday
26 january
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6°C
2°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZW
9°C
1
Thursday
27 january
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5°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
Z
9°C
1
Friday
28 january
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5°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZW
9°C
1
Saturday
29 january
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6°C
2°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WZW
9°C
1
Sunday
30 january
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6°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZW
9°C
1
Monday
31 january
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6°C
2°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZO
9°C
1

Climate Thurso

Thurso has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Thurso is 10° degrees and there is about 506 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 89 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Thurso

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 6 6 8 9 11 13 15 15 14 11 9 7
Night temp. (°C) 4 4 4 6 7 9 11 11 10 8 6 4
Water temp. (°C) 10 9 8 9 11 13 14 14 14 13 12 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 48 42 41 29 36 30 38 46 40 61 46 49
Days with rain 19 16 19 18 19 17 19 22 19 22 21 21
Days with snow 5 5 3 2 - - - - - - 1 5
Dry days 7 7 9 10 12 13 12 9 11 9 8 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 4 7 7 8 7 7 6 4 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 5 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 4 4
UV-index 2 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 2 2

Thurso weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Thurso? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Thurso?

Thurso is located in Scotland. It lies in a straight line at 508 miles from London.

The coordinates of Thurso are:

  • Latitude: 58.6
  • Longitude: -3.5

The GPS coordinates are 58° 36' N, 3° 30' W

How long is the flight to Thurso?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Thurso is approximately 2 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Thurso?

These are the airports closests to Thurso:

  • Wick Airport (18 mi) — Wick
  • Inverness Airport (76 mi) — Inverness
  • Stornoway Airport (106 mi) — Stornoway

How big is Thurso?

The area of Thurso is around 10 mi².

What is the currency of Thurso?

In Thurso the British pound (GBP) is used to pay.

What is the area code of Thurso?

The area code to call Thurso is +44.