Shetland Weather in April

What's the weather like in Shetland (Scotland) in April 2023?

The climate in Shetland during April can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

April is in the spring in Shetland and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 8°C (46°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

Shetland weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 7.9°C 46.3°F
Nightly temperature 2.8°C 37°F
Average temperature 5.4°C 41.7°F
Daily sunshine 4.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 70 mm 2.8 ins
Rainy days 19 days
Sea temperature 8.2°C 46.8°F
Humidity 85%
Windspeed 23.8kph 15 mph

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Shetland with around 70mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

April temperatures in Shetland

Shetland average temperature in April

April rainfall

Shetland average rain in April

April hourly sunshine

Shetland average rain in April

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 Shetland in April 2022.

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Shetland weather stats

Shetland weather statistics
Hottest month: August 14.2°C 57.6°F
Driest month: June 59mm 2.3ins
Sunniest month: April 4.9hrs
Coldest month: February 5.2°C 41.4°F
Wettest month: November 140mm 5.5ins
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