Shetland Weather in February

What's the weather like in Shetland (Scotland) in February 2024?

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.

Shetland weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 87%
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.

February temperatures in Shetland

Shetland average temperature in February

February rainfall

Shetland average rain in February

February hourly sunshine

Shetland average rain in February

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.

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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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