Best time to visit, weather and climate Scotland
Best time to visit Scotland

Best time to visit Scotland

The best time to visit Scotland is from june until september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Scotland is 17°C in july and the lowest is 5°C in january.

The average climate figure for Scotland is an 7,7. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Scotland has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the oceanic climate and tundra climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Scotland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Scotland per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
5°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 12°C 8°C 6°C
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32
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Climate Scotland

Climate Scotland


Climate Scotland per Month

Climate Scotland per Month

Scotland has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the oceanic climate and tundra climate. The average annual temperature for Scotland is 11° degrees and there is about 390 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 128 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 5°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 12°C 8°C 6°C
Night 2°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 7°C 4°C 2°C
Precip 27
mm
27
mm
32
mm
23
mm
29
mm
39
mm
45
mm
46
mm
24
mm
33
mm
34
mm
30
mm
Rain
days
16 12 15 14 18 20 21 21 14 16 15 15
Snow
days
2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Dry
days
13 14 14 16 13 10 10 10 16 15 14 14
Sun hours
per day
4 4 5 7 7 8 7 7 6 4 4 4
Wind force
in Bft
4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 2
 


Climate Scotland january

On average, it is maximum 5° in january in Scotland and at least around 2° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Climate Scotland february

On average, it is maximum 6° in february in Scotland and at least around 2° degrees. In february there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Climate Scotland march

On average, it is maximum 8° in march in Scotland and at least around 3° degrees. In march there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate Scotland april

On average, it is maximum 10° in april in Scotland and at least around 4° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland may

On average, it is maximum 13° in may in Scotland and at least around 6° degrees. In may there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland june

On average, it is maximum 15° in june in Scotland and at least around 8° degrees. In june there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland july

On average, it is maximum 17° in july in Scotland and at least around 10° degrees. In july there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland august

On average, it is maximum 17° in august in Scotland and at least around 10° degrees. In august there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland september

On average, it is maximum 15° in september in Scotland and at least around 9° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland october

On average, it is maximum 12° in october in Scotland and at least around 7° degrees. In october there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland november

On average, it is maximum 8° in november in Scotland and at least around 4° degrees. In november there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate Scotland december

On average, it is maximum 6° in december in Scotland and at least around 2° degrees. In december there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Scotland

14 day weather forecast Scotland

The weather for Edinburgh in Scotland will be 16° till 17° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Scotland is based on the weather in Edinburgh.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
4 Jul
Regen 16°C 11°C 6.0 mm 85% 2m/s 3
Su
5 Jul
Regen 16°C 11°C 7.5 mm 90% 7m/s 5
Mo
6 Jul
Broken wolken 18°C 11°C 1.7 mm 65% 5m/s 4
Tu
7 Jul
Broken wolken 13°C 6°C 1.4 mm 60% 5m/s 4
We
8 Jul
Lichte Regen 14°C 7°C 12 mm 95% 9m/s 2
Th
9 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 14°C 5°C 0.7 mm 40% 4m/s 6
Fr
10 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 14°C 4°C 0.6 mm 40% 4m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
11 Jul
Enkele wolken 15°C 4°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 7
Su
12 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 17°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 8
Mo
13 Jul
Bewolkt 16°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 3
Tu
14 Jul
Bewolkt 16°C 10°C 0.9 mm 50% 2m/s 1
We
15 Jul
Light doucheregen 12°C 11°C 4.9 mm 85% 2m/s 1
Th
16 Jul
Regen 13°C 6°C 9.1 mm 90% 5m/s 1
Fr
17 Jul
Bewolkt 17°C 9°C 0.9 mm 50% 2m/s 1
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Vacation Scotland

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Flight tickets to Scotland

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Currency Scotland

In Scotland the Pound sterling is used to pay.

Exchange rate Pound sterling (GBP) 4 july 2020

1 Pound sterling = 1,25 United States dollar
100 Pound sterling = 124,84 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,80 Pound sterling
100 United States dollar = 80,10 Pound sterling

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Time difference Scotland

Time difference Scotland

In Scotland it is now 13:00 o’clock in the afternoon on saturday 4 july 2020. That is 5 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Scotland is Europe/London and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Scotland

Vaccinations Scotland

No recommended vaccinations are required for Scotland.