Peterhead Weather in August

What's the weather like in Peterhead (Scotland) in August 2022?

The climate in Peterhead during August can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

August is in the summer in Peterhead and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

Peterhead weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 16.5°C 61.7°F
Nightly temperature 10°C 50°F
Average temperature 13.3°C 55.9°F
Daily sunshine 5.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 71 mm 2.8 ins
Rainy days 17 days
Sea temperature 14.1°C 57.3°F
Humidity 88%
Windspeed 17.5kph 11 mph

On average August is the 6th wettest month of the year in Peterhead with around 71mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Peterhead

Peterhead average temperature in August

August rainfall

Peterhead average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Peterhead average rain in August

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Peterhead in August 2022.

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Peterhead weather stats

Peterhead weather statistics
Hottest month: August 16.3°C 61.3°F
Driest month: February 50mm 2ins
Sunniest month: May 6.3hrs
Coldest month: February 5.7°C 42.3°F
Wettest month: November 82mm 3.2ins
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