Thurso weather

The Thurso weather guide shows monthly weather averages (including daytime and night-time temperatures, rainfall and hours of sunshine) for Thurso, Highland, Scotland.

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Thurso weather averages

Check the Thurso weather averages for each month of the year including maximum daytime and minimum night-time temperatures, monthly rainfall, number of days with rain and average daily hours of sunshine for Thurso, Highland, Scotland.

Max Day Temperature (°C)

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

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Days with some Rainfall

Min Night Temperature (°C)

Monthly Rainfall (mm)

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Thurso weather by month

Check the weather for Thurso, Highland, Scotland for a particular month by selecting from the list below. This gives the best indication of what to expect from the weather months in advance.

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Thurso weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in January is a cold 6°C (43°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 1°C (34°F). You can expect on average 1 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during January.

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Thurso6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 1 hours of sunshine per day in January in Thurso1
    1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 23 days with some rainfall in January in Thurso23
    23 days with some rainfall
  • 1°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Thurso1
    1°C min night temperature
  • 142 mm monthly rainfall in January in Thurso142
    142 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 142 mm (5.6 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during January with rain falling on 23 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 8°C (46°F) during January.

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Thurso weather in February

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in February is a cold 6°C (43°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 1°C (34°F). You can expect on average 3 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during February.

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Thurso6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 3 hours of sunshine per day in February in Thurso3
    3 hours of sunshine per day
  • 20 days with some rainfall in February in Thurso20
    20 days with some rainfall
  • 1°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Thurso1
    1°C min night temperature
  • 105 mm monthly rainfall in February in Thurso105
    105 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 105 mm (4.1 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during February with rain falling on 20 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 7°C (45°F) during February.

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Thurso weather in March

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in March is a cold 7°C (45°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 2°C (36°F). You can expect on average 3 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during March.

  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Thurso7
    7°C max day temperature
  • 3 hours of sunshine per day in March in Thurso3
    3 hours of sunshine per day
  • 22 days with some rainfall in March in Thurso22
    22 days with some rainfall
  • 2°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Thurso2
    2°C min night temperature
  • 127 mm monthly rainfall in March in Thurso127
    127 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 127 mm (5 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during March with rain falling on 22 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 7°C (45°F) during March.

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Thurso weather in April

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in April is a cool 9°C (48°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 3°C (37°F). You can expect on average 5 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during April.

  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Thurso9
    9°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day in April in Thurso5
    5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 19 days with some rainfall in April in Thurso19
    19 days with some rainfall
  • 3°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Thurso3
    3°C min night temperature
  • 74 mm monthly rainfall in April in Thurso74
    74 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 74 mm (2.9 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during April with rain falling on 19 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 7°C (45°F) during April.

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Thurso weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in May is a cool 12°C (54°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 5°C (41°F). You can expect on average 6 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during May.

  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Thurso12
    12°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day in May in Thurso6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in May in Thurso16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 5°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Thurso5
    5°C min night temperature
  • 70 mm monthly rainfall in May in Thurso70
    70 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 70 mm (2.8 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during May with rain falling on 16 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 9°C (48°F) during May.

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Thurso weather in June

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in June is a comfortable 15°C (59°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 7°C (45°F). You can expect on average 6 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during June.

  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Thurso15
    15°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day in June in Thurso6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in June in Thurso16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 7°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Thurso7
    7°C min night temperature
  • 75 mm monthly rainfall in June in Thurso75
    75 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 75 mm (3 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during June with rain falling on 16 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 10°C (50°F) during June.

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Thurso weather in July

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in July is a comfortable 16°C (61°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 10°C (50°F). You can expect on average 5 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during July.

  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Thurso16
    16°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day in July in Thurso5
    5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in July in Thurso18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 10°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Thurso10
    10°C min night temperature
  • 86 mm monthly rainfall in July in Thurso86
    86 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 86 mm (3.4 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during July with rain falling on 18 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 12°C (54°F) during July.

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Thurso weather in August

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in August is a comfortable 17°C (63°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 10°C (50°F). You can expect on average 4 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during August.

  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Thurso17
    17°C max day temperature
  • 4 hours of sunshine per day in August in Thurso4
    4 hours of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in August in Thurso18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 10°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Thurso10
    10°C min night temperature
  • 90 mm monthly rainfall in August in Thurso90
    90 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 90 mm (3.5 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during August with rain falling on 18 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 13°C (55°F) during August.

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Thurso weather in September

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in September is a comfortable 14°C (57°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 8°C (46°F). You can expect on average 4 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during September.

  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Thurso14
    14°C max day temperature
  • 4 hours of sunshine per day in September in Thurso4
    4 hours of sunshine per day
  • 20 days with some rainfall in September in Thurso20
    20 days with some rainfall
  • 8°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Thurso8
    8°C min night temperature
  • 130 mm monthly rainfall in September in Thurso130
    130 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 130 mm (5.1 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during September with rain falling on 20 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 12°C (54°F) during September.

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Thurso weather in October

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in October is a cool 11°C (52°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 6°C (43°F). You can expect on average 3 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during October.

  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Thurso11
    11°C max day temperature
  • 3 hours of sunshine per day in October in Thurso3
    3 hours of sunshine per day
  • 23 days with some rainfall in October in Thurso23
    23 days with some rainfall
  • 6°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Thurso6
    6°C min night temperature
  • 149 mm monthly rainfall in October in Thurso149
    149 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 149 mm (5.9 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during October with rain falling on 23 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 11°C (52°F) during October.

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Thurso weather in November

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in November is a cool 8°C (46°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 3°C (37°F). You can expect on average 2 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during November.

  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Thurso8
    8°C max day temperature
  • 2 hours of sunshine per day in November in Thurso2
    2 hours of sunshine per day
  • 23 days with some rainfall in November in Thurso23
    23 days with some rainfall
  • 3°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Thurso3
    3°C min night temperature
  • 158 mm monthly rainfall in November in Thurso158
    158 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 158 mm (6.2 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during November with rain falling on 23 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 11°C (52°F) during November.

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Thurso weather in December

The average maximum daytime temperature in Thurso in December is a cold 7°C (45°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 2°C (36°F). You can expect on average 1 hours of sunshine a day in Thurso during December.

  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Thurso7
    7°C max day temperature
  • 1 hours of sunshine per day in December in Thurso1
    1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 23 days with some rainfall in December in Thurso23
    23 days with some rainfall
  • 2°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Thurso2
    2°C min night temperature
  • 139 mm monthly rainfall in December in Thurso139
    139 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 139 mm (5.5 inches) of rain normally falls in Thurso during December with rain falling on 23 days of the month. Average sea temperature around Thurso is 9°C (48°F) during December.

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