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Dalwhinnie, Scotland Climate & Temperature

  • Dalwhinnie, Scotland, Uk is at 56°55'N, 4°13'W, 359 m (1178 ft). See map.
  • Dalwhinnie, Scotland has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Dalwhinnie, Scotland is situated in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.2 degrees Celsius (43.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Dalwhinnie, Scotland Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 3.3°C (38°F) on average falling to -1.3°C (29.6°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 9.3°C (48.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 1°C (33.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 16.3°C (61.4°F) and average low temperatures are 7.3°C (45.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 10°C (50°F) during the day and lows of 3.7°C (38.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1217 mm (47.9 inches) which is equivalent to 1217 Litres/m² (29.85 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1032 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Dalwhinnie, Scotland you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Macquarie Island, Australia where you would find a Tundra climate.

Dalwhinnie, Scotland Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 3 (37) 6 (43) 9 (48) 13 (55) 16 (61) 17 (63) 16 (61) 14 (57) 10 (50) 6 (43) 4 (39) 10 (50)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (33) 1 (33) 3 (37) 5 (41) 8 (46) 11 (52) 13 (55) 12 (54) 10 (50) 7 (45) 4 (38) 2 (36) 6 (43)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) -2 (28) -1 (30) 1 (34) 3 (37) 6 (43) 8 (46) 8 (46) 6 (43) 4 (39) 1 (34) 0 (32) 3 (37)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 133 (5) 97 (4) 70 (3) 78 (3) 69 (3) 66 (3) 90 (4) 85 (3) 103 (4) 143 (6) 125 (5) 158 (6) 1217 (48)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 20 (65) 19 (67) 18 (58) 18 (60) 16 (52) 16 (53) 19 (61) 18 (58) 18 (60) 20 (65) 20 (67) 21 (68) 223 (61)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 52' 1h 48' 2h 58' 3h 56' 5h 05' 5h 00' 3h 54' 3h 42' 3h 02' 1h 58' 1h 02' 0h 32' 2h 49'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 7h 29' 9h 24' 11h 46' 14h 15' 16h 29' 17h 44' 17h 10' 15h 10' 12h 44' 10h 15' 8h 02' 6h 50' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 12 (88) 20 (80) 26 (74) 28 (72) 31 (69) 29 (71) 23 (77) 25 (75) 24 (76) 20 (80) 13 (87) 8 (92) 24 (76)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 13.2 22.6 33.4 45 53.3 56.5 53.5 45.1 33.7 22.3 13.1 9.7 33.4

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