The climate in Shetland during February can be summarized as cool and a little damp.
February is in the winter in Shetland and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 5°C (42°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||5.3°C 41.5°F|
|Nightly temperature||1.2°C 34.2°F|
|Average temperature||3.2°C 37.8°F|
|Daily sunshine||2.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||89 mm 3.5 ins|
|Rainy days||20 days|
|Sea temperature||8.1°C 46.6°F|
|Windspeed||27.7kph 17 mph|
On average February is the 6th driest month of the year in Shetland with around 89mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.2 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 February 2023.
|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|