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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|Hottest month:||August||14.2°C 57.6°F|
|Driest month:||June||59mm 2.3ins|
|Coldest month:||February||5.2°C 41.4°F|
|Wettest month:||November||140mm 5.5ins|