Lerwick Water Temperature

Lerwick is a town close to North Sea. temperate oceanic climate with warm summer would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 54.9°F / 12.7°C. The month with the lowest is March with an average water temperature of 44.6°F / 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 0.9in / 22.1mm and November with the max. precipitation in a year with 6.1in / 154.1mm. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit this place.

Lerwick Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature / 44.6 °F
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 12.7°C / 54.9°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 7°C / 44.6°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 154.1mm / 6.1in
Driest Month: May with 22.1mm / 0.9in
Highest Humidity July with 86.3%
Lowest Humidity December with 75%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification temperate oceanic climate with warm summer

Lerwick water temperature by month

North Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

8.3 8 7.6

February

7.6 7.3 7

March

7.2 7.1 6.9

April

7.9 7.4 7.1

May

9.3 8.6 7.9

June

11 10.1 9.2

July

12.5 11.7 10.9

August

12.8 12.6 12.3

September

12.4 12 11.5

October

11.6 11.1 10.6

November

10.7 10.1 9.5

December

9.5 8.9 8.3

North Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

46.9 46.4 45.7

February

45.7 45.1 44.6

March

45 44.8 44.4

April

46.2 45.3 44.8

May

48.7 47.5 46.2

June

51.8 50.2 48.6

July

54.5 53.1 51.6

August

55 54.7 54.1

September

54.3 53.6 52.7

October

52.9 52 51.1

November

51.3 50.2 49.1

December

49.1 48 46.9
August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 54.9°F / 12.7°C. The month with the coldest is March with an average water temperature of 44.6°F / 7°C.

Lerwick weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Feb. 27
Broken clouds
47 °F
45°F
8 °C
7°C
4mph (7km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
82%
Feb. 28
Overcast clouds
46 °F
45°F
8 °C
7°C
4mph (7km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
82%
Mar. 01
Overcast clouds
46 °F
44°F
8 °C
7°C
3mph (5km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
84%
Mar. 02
Scattered clouds
46 °F
38°F
8 °C
4°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
88%
Mar. 03
Broken clouds
47 °F
38°F
9 °C
3°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
30 %
86%
Mar. 04
Overcast clouds
39 °F
33°F
4 °C
1°C
4mph (6km/h)
north-northeast
0in (1mm)
50 %
74%
Mar. 05
Mix snow/rain
44 °F
33°F
6 °C
1°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
67%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Mar. 06
Overcast clouds
44 °F
35°F
6 °C
2°C
3mph (4km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
15 %
76%
Mar. 07
Overcast clouds
43 °F
38°F
6 °C
3°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-southwest
0in (1mm)
40 %
87%
Mar. 08
Scattered clouds
44 °F
38°F
7 °C
4°C
4mph (6km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
78%
Mar. 09
Few clouds
43 °F
40°F
6 °C
5°C
6mph (10km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
20 %
74%
Mar. 10
Overcast clouds
42 °F
44°F
6 °C
6°C
7mph (11km/h)
south-southeast
0in (1mm)
35 %
85%
Mar. 11
Broken clouds
43 °F
41°F
6 °C
5°C
6mph (9km/h)
south
0in (1mm)
35 %
84%
Mar. 12
Light shower rain
47 °F
40°F
8 °C
4°C
7mph (11km/h)
south
0in (4mm)
80 %
86%
Mar. 13
Broken clouds
44 °F
40°F
7 °C
4°C
5mph (9km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
15 %
71%
Mar. 14
Overcast clouds
47 °F
39°F
8 °C
4°C
5mph (7km/h)
west
0in (2mm)
65 %
81%

Lerwick weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

7.6 5.8 3.9 149.8 24 75.4%

February

7 5.3 3.5 106 18 75.3%

March

7.3 5.6 3.3 103 16 75.8%

April

8.6 6.7 4.8 56.1 7 78.2%

May

10.3 8.3 5.7 22.1 3 79.6%

June

12.3 10.4 8.5 61.7 2 82.5%

July

14 12.3 10.8 76.2 4 86.3%

August

14.5 13 11.4 91.5 6 84.4%

September

13.6 11.9 10.1 98.4 14 82.7%

October

11.7 9.9 7.9 130.8 0 78.5%

November

10.2 8 5.3 154.1 24 75.9%

December

8.3 6.4 4.4 153.5 24 75%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

45.7 42.4 39 5.9 24 75.4%

February

44.6 41.5 38.3 4.2 18 75.3%

March

45.1 42.1 37.9 4.1 16 75.8%

April

47.5 44.1 40.6 2.2 7 78.2%

May

50.5 46.9 42.3 0.9 3 79.6%

June

54.1 50.7 47.3 2.4 2 82.5%

July

57.2 54.1 51.4 3 4 86.3%

August

58.1 55.4 52.5 3.6 6 84.4%

September

56.5 53.4 50.2 3.9 14 82.7%

October

53.1 49.8 46.2 5.1 0 78.5%

November

50.4 46.4 41.5 6.1 24 75.9%

December

46.9 43.5 39.9 6 24 75%
The warmest 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 air temperature. May is the month with the min. precipitation of 0.9in / 22.1mm and November with the max. precipitation in a year with 6.1in / 154.1mm.

Activities & POI in Lerwick

Type of Activity List
Beach Bain's Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Lerwick Boating Club, Lerwick Sea Scouts
Attraction Fort Charlotte
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