Climate Information for Kirkcaldy

(The Lang Toun)


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

Climate Description:

Winters in Kirkcaldy are usually mild for Scotland, with January daily temperatures of about 6.7°C and nights cooling off to 0.7°C in the coldest month. Summers are very warm, with daytime temperatures in August typically reaching 18.9°C and nights dipping to 11.2°C. Rainfall in Kirkcaldy is low, totalling 778 mm in a typical year. Precipitation is distributed evenly, falling over about 137 days per year. Kirkcaldy has high sunshine totals, with 1433 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)467611414819716618216812810367381433
Precipitation (mm)695263465558626171887875778
Days with Precipitation131011101210101111141213137
Days of Air Frost88520000014937

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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