Climate Information for Lochinver


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

Climate Description:

Winters in Lochinver are usually mild for Scotland, with January daily temperatures of about 7.3°C and nights cooling off to 1.7°C in the coldest month. Summers are cool, with daytime temperatures in July typically reaching 16.5°C and nights dipping to 10.7°C. Rainfall in Lochinver is high, totalling 1440 mm in a typical year. Precipitation tends to fall more in the winter, falling over about 209 days per year. Lochinver has low sunshine totals, with 1150 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)326085150194166118122926540261150
Precipitation (mm)16612513184677074881251541821741440
Days with Precipitation211820151313141617212120209
Days of Air Frost67431000002629

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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