Climate Information for Gairloch


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

Climate Description:

Winters in Gairloch are usually mild for Scotland, with January daily temperatures of about 7.2°C and nights cooling off to 1.7°C in the coldest month. Summers are warm, with daytime temperatures in July typically reaching 17.8°C and nights dipping to 11.1°C. Rainfall in Gairloch is high, totalling 1627 mm in a typical year. Precipitation tends to fall more in the winter, falling over about 205 days per year. Gairloch has low sunshine totals, with 993 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)25517812116313411710587593221993
Precipitation (mm)204153158827781841071521831751711627
Days with Precipitation201720141314151617211919205
Days of Air Frost87420000003832

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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