The weather on Samsø

On Samsø, we have a little better climate than the average in Denmark. It means more sun, more heat and less rain.

 

Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) writes about the weather and climate of Samsø:

Samsø municipality is part of the climate region Jutland. Many places on the island, the soil is clayish and the landscape is for the most hilly.
Samsø is a small island in Kattegat, and the weather conditions are considered quite influenced by the surrounding sea.

Samsø’s air temperature is very much affected by the ocean’s temperature, and the variations in temperature through out the year is limitid, which provides for the high amount of sunshine hours and less rainfall.

Temperature
Five months of the year is in the Danish top 10
Eight months of the year are among the hottest third in Denmark.
Annual average temperature (9.3 ° C) is situated in the warmest third in Denmark.
Annual average temperature is above the national average (8.9 ° C).

Rain
Driest January (46 mm) in Denmark.
Driest February (31 mm) in Denmark.
Driest March (28 mm) in Denmark.
Driest August (75 mm) in Denmark.
Driest November (55 mm) in Denmark.
Driest December (53 mm) in Denmark.
Nine months of the year are in the bottom tenth
Lowest amount of rain per year (604 mm) in Denmark.
The amount of rain per year is below the national average (796 mm).

Sun
Sunniest April (232 hours) in Denmark.
Sunniest September (175 hours) in Denmark, together with Bornholm and Læsø municipalities.
Sunniest October (113 hours) in Denmark
Nine months of the year is in the top 10th
Second highest amount of sunshine hours per year (1917 hours) in Denmark.
The amount of sunshine hours per yearis above the national average (1723 hours).

Source: DMI report 16-19 ver. 2 (incl. Spreadsheet) Climate Data Denmark Municipal reference values from 2006 to 2015

Last updated: 18. Jan. 2018 14:12

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