Shetland Islands weather

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

Shetland Islands weather averages

Check the Shetland Islands 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 Shetland Islands, Scotland. The Shetland Islands weather averages shown below are for Aith.

Max Day Temperature (°C)

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

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  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Days with some Rainfall

Min Night Temperature (°C)

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Monthly Rainfall (mm)

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Shetland Islands weather by month

Check the weather for Shetland Islands, Scotland for a particular month by selecting from the list below. The Shetland Islands monthly weather averages are for Aith. This gives the best indication of what to expect from the weather months in advance.

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Shetland Islands weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) 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 Shetland Islands (Aith) during January.

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Shetland Islands (Aith)6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 1 hours of sunshine per day in January in Shetland Islands1
    1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 25 days with some rainfall in January in Shetland Islands (Aith)25
    25 days with some rainfall
  • 1°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Shetland Islands (Aith)1
    1°C min night temperature
  • 129 mm monthly rainfall in January in Shetland Islands (Aith)129
    129 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 129 mm (5.1 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during January with rain falling on 25 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in February

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) 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 2 hours of sunshine a day in Shetland Islands (Aith) during February.

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Shetland Islands (Aith)6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 2 hours of sunshine per day in February in Shetland Islands2
    2 hours of sunshine per day
  • 22 days with some rainfall in February in Shetland Islands (Aith)22
    22 days with some rainfall
  • 1°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Shetland Islands (Aith)1
    1°C min night temperature
  • 99 mm monthly rainfall in February in Shetland Islands (Aith)99
    99 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 99 mm (3.9 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during February with rain falling on 22 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in March

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) 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 Shetland Islands (Aith) during March.

  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Shetland Islands (Aith)7
    7°C max day temperature
  • 3 hours of sunshine per day in March in Shetland Islands3
    3 hours of sunshine per day
  • 23 days with some rainfall in March in Shetland Islands (Aith)23
    23 days with some rainfall
  • 2°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Shetland Islands (Aith)2
    2°C min night temperature
  • 109 mm monthly rainfall in March in Shetland Islands (Aith)109
    109 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 109 mm (4.3 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during March with rain falling on 23 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in April

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) in April 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 4 hours of sunshine a day in Shetland Islands (Aith) during April.

  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Shetland Islands (Aith)8
    8°C max day temperature
  • 4 hours of sunshine per day in April in Shetland Islands4
    4 hours of sunshine per day
  • 20 days with some rainfall in April in Shetland Islands (Aith)20
    20 days with some rainfall
  • 3°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Shetland Islands (Aith)3
    3°C min night temperature
  • 68 mm monthly rainfall in April in Shetland Islands (Aith)68
    68 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 68 mm (2.7 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during April with rain falling on 20 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) in May is a cool 11°C (52°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 5°C (41°F). You can expect on average 5 hours of sunshine a day in Shetland Islands (Aith) during May.

  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Shetland Islands (Aith)11
    11°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day in May in Shetland Islands5
    5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in May in Shetland Islands (Aith)16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 5°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Shetland Islands (Aith)5
    5°C min night temperature
  • 51 mm monthly rainfall in May in Shetland Islands (Aith)51
    51 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 51 mm (2 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during May with rain falling on 16 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in June

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) in June is a cool 13°C (55°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 7°C (45°F). You can expect on average 5 hours of sunshine a day in Shetland Islands (Aith) during June.

  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Shetland Islands (Aith)13
    13°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day in June in Shetland Islands5
    5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in June in Shetland Islands (Aith)16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 7°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Shetland Islands (Aith)7
    7°C min night temperature
  • 58 mm monthly rainfall in June in Shetland Islands (Aith)58
    58 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 58 mm (2.3 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during June with rain falling on 16 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in July

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) in July is a comfortable 15°C (59°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 9°C (48°F). You can expect on average 4 hours of sunshine a day in Shetland Islands (Aith) during July.

  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Shetland Islands (Aith)15
    15°C max day temperature
  • 4 hours of sunshine per day in July in Shetland Islands4
    4 hours of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in July in Shetland Islands (Aith)18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 9°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Shetland Islands (Aith)9
    9°C min night temperature
  • 62 mm monthly rainfall in July in Shetland Islands (Aith)62
    62 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 62 mm (2.4 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during July with rain falling on 18 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in August

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) in August is a comfortable 15°C (59°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 9°C (48°F). You can expect on average 4 hours of sunshine a day in Shetland Islands (Aith) during August.

  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Shetland Islands (Aith)15
    15°C max day temperature
  • 4 hours of sunshine per day in August in Shetland Islands4
    4 hours of sunshine per day
  • 17 days with some rainfall in August in Shetland Islands (Aith)17
    17 days with some rainfall
  • 9°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Shetland Islands (Aith)9
    9°C min night temperature
  • 80 mm monthly rainfall in August in Shetland Islands (Aith)80
    80 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 80 mm (3.1 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during August with rain falling on 17 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in September

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) in September is a cool 13°C (55°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 8°C (46°F). You can expect on average 3 hours of sunshine a day in Shetland Islands (Aith) during September.

  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Shetland Islands (Aith)13
    13°C max day temperature
  • 3 hours of sunshine per day in September in Shetland Islands3
    3 hours of sunshine per day
  • 21 days with some rainfall in September in Shetland Islands (Aith)21
    21 days with some rainfall
  • 8°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Shetland Islands (Aith)8
    8°C min night temperature
  • 109 mm monthly rainfall in September in Shetland Islands (Aith)109
    109 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 109 mm (4.3 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during September with rain falling on 21 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in October

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) 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 2 hours of sunshine a day in Shetland Islands (Aith) during October.

  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Shetland Islands (Aith)11
    11°C max day temperature
  • 2 hours of sunshine per day in October in Shetland Islands2
    2 hours of sunshine per day
  • 25 days with some rainfall in October in Shetland Islands (Aith)25
    25 days with some rainfall
  • 6°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Shetland Islands (Aith)6
    6°C min night temperature
  • 123 mm monthly rainfall in October in Shetland Islands (Aith)123
    123 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 123 mm (4.8 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during October with rain falling on 25 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in November

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) 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 1 hours of sunshine a day in Shetland Islands (Aith) during November.

  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Shetland Islands (Aith)8
    8°C max day temperature
  • 1 hours of sunshine per day in November in Shetland Islands1
    1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 25 days with some rainfall in November in Shetland Islands (Aith)25
    25 days with some rainfall
  • 3°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Shetland Islands (Aith)3
    3°C min night temperature
  • 138 mm monthly rainfall in November in Shetland Islands (Aith)138
    138 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 138 mm (5.4 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during November with rain falling on 25 days of the month.

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Shetland Islands weather in December

The average maximum daytime temperature in Shetland Islands (Aith) in December is a cold 6°C (43°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 2°C (36°F). You can expect on average no hours of sunshine each day.

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Shetland Islands (Aith)6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 0 hours of sunshine per day in December in Shetland Islands0
    0 hours of sunshine per day
  • 25 days with some rainfall in December in Shetland Islands (Aith)25
    25 days with some rainfall
  • 2°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Shetland Islands (Aith)2
    2°C min night temperature
  • 132 mm monthly rainfall in December in Shetland Islands (Aith)132
    132 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 132 mm (5.2 inches) of rain normally falls in Shetland Islands (Aith) during December with rain falling on 25 days of the month.

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