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Climate for fruit trees in Kirkwall

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Annual climate averages

This locationLondonEdinburghCardiff
Length of growing season: 297 days332 days307 days340 days
Average minimum temperatures: 1 C2 C1 C3 C
Average maximum temperatures: 17 C23 C19 C21 C
Rainfall: 1015 mm656 mm684 mm1022 mm
Sunshine hours: 1242 hours1705 hours1418 hours1655 hours

Monthly climate averages for this location

MonthAvg. Minimum temp.Avg. Maximum temp.RainfallSunshine hours
Jan2 C7 C116 mm (11.4%)34 hours  (2.7%)
Feb2 C7 C89 mm (8.8%)69 hours  (5.6%)
Mar2 C8 C73 mm (7.2%)114 hours  (9.2%)
Apr4 C11 C67 mm (6.6%)155 hours  (12.5%)
May6 C13 C46 mm (4.5%)185 hours  (14.9%)
Jun9 C15 C66 mm (6.5%)148 hours  (11.9%)
Jul11 C17 C43 mm (4.2%)144 hours  (11.6%)
Aug11 C17 C65 mm (6.4%)133 hours  (10.7%)
Sep9 C15 C79 mm (7.8%)110 hours  (8.9%)
Oct7 C12 C134 mm (13.2%)83 hours  (6.7%)
Nov5 C9 C133 mm (13.1%)42 hours  (3.4%)
Dec3 C8 C104 mm (10.2%)25 hours  (2.0%)

This weather data is mostly derived from averages for the period 2001-2006.