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Glasgow, Scotland Climate & Temperature

  • Glasgow, Scotland, Uk is at 55°52'N, 4°24'W, 6 m (20 ft). See map.
  • Glasgow, 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 Glasgow, Scotland is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.9 degrees Celsius (48.1 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.
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 6.3°C (43.4°F) on average falling to 1.3°C (34.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 12°C (53.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 4°C (39.2°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 18.7°C (65.6°F) and average low temperatures are 10.3°C (50.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 12.7°C (54.8°F) during the day and lows of 6°C (42.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1109 mm (43.7 inches) which is equivalent to 1109 Litres/m² (27.2 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1243 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 Glasgow, Scotland you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Macquarie Island, Australia where you would find a Tundra climate.

Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 7 (45) 9 (48) 12 (54) 15 (59) 18 (64) 19 (66) 19 (66) 16 (61) 13 (55) 9 (48) 7 (45) 12 (54)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 4 (39) 6 (42) 8 (46) 11 (51) 14 (56) 15 (59) 15 (59) 13 (55) 10 (49) 6 (43) 5 (40) 9 (48)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (34) 1 (34) 2 (36) 4 (39) 6 (43) 9 (48) 11 (52) 11 (52) 9 (48) 6 (43) 3 (37) 2 (36) 5 (42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 111 (4) 85 (3) 69 (3) 67 (3) 63 (2) 70 (3) 97 (4) 93 (4) 102 (4) 119 (5) 106 (4) 127 (5) 1109 (44)
rain days iconNumber of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 19 (61%) 16 (57%) 15 (48%) 15 (50%) 14 (45%) 15 (50%) 17 (55%) 17 (55%) 17 (57%) 18 (58%) 18 (60%) 20 (65%)   201 (55%)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day 01:07 02:07 02:56 04:44 05:58 06:06 05:07 04:25 03:42 02:19 01:24 00:50   03:24
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 7h 42' 9h 31' 11h 47' 14h 10' 16h 18' 17h 28' 16h 56' 15h 03' 12h 43' 10h 20' 8h 13' 7h 06'   12h 00'
sunny or cloudy iconPercentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 15 (85) 23 (77) 26 (74) 34 (66) 37 (63) 35 (65) 31 (69) 30 (70) 30 (70) 23 (77) 18 (82) 12 (88)   28 (72)
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 14.3 23.6 34.5 46.1 54.4 57.6 54.5 46.2 34.8 23.3 14.2 10.8   34.5

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Topic: Climate of Glasgow, Scotland, Uk
R Gupta says...
I would like to know the temperatures in Glasgow in January and February 2010.

Is it possible to obtain these records plaese?

Kind regards.

RG
19th May 2014 10:25am
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