Kirkwall Water Temperature

Kirkwall is a town close to Atlantic Ocean. temperate oceanic climate with warm summer would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 55.2°F / 12.9°C. The month with the lowest is March with an average water temperature of 44.1°F / 6.7°C. The avg. air temperature is around 55.4°F / 13°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. February is the coolest with 41.5°F / 5.3°C average air temperature. May is the month with the min. precipitation of 1.4in / 35.8mm and November with the max. precipitation in a year with 6.1in / 153.7mm. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit this place.

Kirkwall Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 7 °C / 44.6 °F
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 12.9°C / 55.2°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 6.7°C / 44.1°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 13°C / 55.4°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: February with 5.3°C / 41.5°F
Wettest Month: November with 153.7mm / 6.1in
Driest Month: May with 35.8mm / 1.4in
Highest Humidity July with 85.9%
Lowest Humidity December with 76.4%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification temperate oceanic climate with warm summer

Kirkwall water temperature by month

Atlantic Ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

8.3 7.9 7.4

February

7.4 7 6.7

March

6.9 6.8 6.7

April

7.9 7.3 6.8

May

9.4 8.6 7.9

June

11.1 10.2 9.4

July

12.5 11.8 11.1

August

13 12.8 12.6

September

12.9 12.7 12.3

October

12.3 11.8 11.2

November

11.2 10.5 9.7

December

9.6 9 8.4

Atlantic Ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

46.9 46.2 45.3

February

45.3 44.6 44.1

March

44.4 44.2 44.1

April

46.2 45.1 44.2

May

48.9 47.5 46.2

June

52 50.4 48.9

July

54.5 53.2 52

August

55.4 55 54.7

September

55.2 54.9 54.1

October

54.1 53.2 52.2

November

52.2 50.9 49.5

December

49.3 48.2 47.1
August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 55.2°F / 12.9°C. The month with the coldest is March with an average water temperature of 44.1°F / 6.7°C.

Kirkwall weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 22
Overcast clouds
38 °F
37°F
3 °C
3°C
5mph (8km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
15 %
78%
Jan. 23
Overcast clouds
37 °F
36°F
3 °C
2°C
3mph (5km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
20 %
80%
Jan. 24
Broken clouds
39 °F
36°F
4 °C
2°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southwest
0in (1mm)
45 %
83%
Jan. 25
Overcast clouds
41 °F
37°F
5 °C
3°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
0in (1mm)
55 %
79%
Jan. 26
Broken clouds
42 °F
38°F
6 °C
4°C
4mph (7km/h)
west-northwest
0in (1mm)
55 %
69%
Jan. 27
Overcast clouds
47 °F
39°F
8 °C
4°C
4mph (7km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
25 %
71%
Jan. 28
Light shower rain
46 °F
44°F
8 °C
7°C
9mph (14km/h)
south-southeast
0in (3mm)
75 %
88%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 29
Overcast clouds
46 °F
45°F
8 °C
7°C
4mph (6km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
15 %
92%
Jan. 30
Overcast clouds
46 °F
44°F
8 °C
7°C
4mph (6km/h)
south
0in (2mm)
65 %
86%
Jan. 31
Overcast clouds
43 °F
41°F
6 °C
5°C
5mph (8km/h)
west
0in (2mm)
60 %
81%
Feb. 01
Overcast clouds
42 °F
35°F
6 °C
2°C
7mph (11km/h)
northwest
0in (1mm)
55 %
73%
Feb. 02
Light snow
43 °F
33°F
6 °C
1°C
4mph (7km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
55 %
66%
Feb. 03
Broken clouds
41 °F
34°F
5 °C
1°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
20 %
54%
Feb. 04
Overcast clouds
42 °F
38°F
5 °C
3°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
0in (3mm)
75 %
83%
Feb. 05
Broken clouds
44 °F
40°F
7 °C
5°C
7mph (11km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
25 %
76%
Feb. 06
Broken clouds
43 °F
36°F
6 °C
2°C
5mph (9km/h)
southwest
0in (2mm)
65 %
68%

Kirkwall weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

7.5 5.8 3.9 146.4 24 76.9%

February

7.1 5.3 3.6 99.2 15 76.6%

March

7.4 5.7 3.3 77.2 14 77.4%

April

9 6.9 5 55.1 5 79.3%

May

10.4 8.5 5.5 35.8 5 80%

June

12.5 10.5 8.7 64.1 3 83%

July

14.1 12.4 10.8 79 4 85.9%

August

14.4 13 11.4 87.5 8 84.4%

September

13.9 12.2 10.4 89 15 82.1%

October

12.2 10.2 8 136.6 0 78.6%

November

10.3 8.1 5.4 153.7 24 77%

December

8.6 6.4 4.2 122.8 23 76.4%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

45.5 42.4 39 5.8 24 76.9%

February

44.8 41.5 38.5 3.9 15 76.6%

March

45.3 42.3 37.9 3 14 77.4%

April

48.2 44.4 41 2.2 5 79.3%

May

50.7 47.3 41.9 1.4 5 80%

June

54.5 50.9 47.7 2.5 3 83%

July

57.4 54.3 51.4 3.1 4 85.9%

August

57.9 55.4 52.5 3.4 8 84.4%

September

57 54 50.7 3.5 15 82.1%

October

54 50.4 46.4 5.4 0 78.6%

November

50.5 46.6 41.7 6.1 24 77%

December

47.5 43.5 39.6 4.8 23 76.4%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 55.4°F / 13°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. February is the coolest with 41.5°F / 5.3°C average temperature. May is the month with the lowest precipitation of 1.4in / 35.8mm and November with the maximum precipitation in a year with 6.1in / 153.7mm.

Activities & POI in Kirkwall

Type of Activity List
Beach Scapa beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Kirkwall Marina
Attraction Highland Park Distillery, Earl's Palace, Bishop's Palace, Scapa Distillery
Golf Course Orkney Golf Club
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