Climate Information for Stromness


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

Climate Description:

Winters in Stromness are usually cool for Scotland, with January daily temperatures of about 6.4°C and nights cooling off to 1.2°C in the coldest month. Summers are cool, with daytime temperatures in July typically reaching 16.7°C and nights dipping to 10.2°C. Rainfall in Stromness is typical, totalling 985 mm in a typical year. Precipitation tends to fall more in the winter, falling over about 183 days per year. Stromness has low sunshine totals, with 1152 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)316393142189149128124977140251152
Precipitation (mm)111889156455157659612110995985
Days with Precipitation201618131011111215182019183
Days of Air Frost77520000002730

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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