Best time to visit, weather and climate Skye

Best time to visit Skye, Scotland

The best time to visit the island of Skye in Scotland is from may until november, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature on Skye is 15°C in july and the lowest is 7°C in january.

The average climate figure for Skye is an 5,8. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Skye has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Skye 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 Skye per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
7°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 12°C 10°C 8°C
116
mm
87
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95
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50
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62
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42
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60
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80
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83
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137
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115
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122
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Climate Skye

The island Skye has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Skye 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.


Climate Skye

 
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 7°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 12°C 10°C 8°C
Night 5°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 12°C 10°C 8°C 6°C
Precip 116
mm
87
mm
95
mm
50
mm
62
mm
42
mm
60
mm
80
mm
83
mm
137
mm
115
mm
122
mm
Rain
days
24 20 22 19 19 17 21 24 23 23 22 24
Snow
days
2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dry
days
5 6 8 11 12 13 10 7 7 8 8 6
Sun hours
per day
3 4 5 7 8 9 8 6 6 4 4 3
Wind force
in Bft
5 5 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 5 5
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 2 2
 


Climate Skye january

On average, it is maximum 7° in january on Skye and at least around 5° degrees. In january there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 116 mm. The it will be dry 5 days this month on Skye and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Climate Skye february

On average, it is maximum 7° in february on Skye and at least around 5° degrees. In february there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 87 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month on Skye and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Climate Skye march

On average, it is maximum 8° in march on Skye and at least around 6° degrees. In march there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 95 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month on Skye and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Climate Skye april

On average, it is maximum 9° in april on Skye and at least around 7° degrees. In april there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month on Skye.

Climate Skye may

On average, it is maximum 11° in may on Skye and at least around 9° degrees. In may there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 62 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month on Skye.

Climate Skye june

On average, it is maximum 13° in june on Skye and at least around 11° degrees. In june there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month on Skye.

Climate Skye july

On average, it is maximum 15° in july on Skye and at least around 12° degrees. In july there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month on Skye.

Climate Skye august

On average, it is maximum 15° in august on Skye and at least around 13° degrees. In august there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 80 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month on Skye.

Climate Skye september

On average, it is maximum 14° in september on Skye and at least around 12° degrees. In september there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 83 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month on Skye.

Climate Skye october

On average, it is maximum 12° in october on Skye and at least around 10° degrees. In october there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 137 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month on Skye.

Climate Skye november

On average, it is maximum 10° in november on Skye and at least around 8° degrees. In november there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 115 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month on Skye.

Climate Skye december

On average, it is maximum 8° in december on Skye and at least around 6° degrees. In december there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 122 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month on Skye and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Skye

The weather for Skye in Scotland will be around 16° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
4 Aug
Lichte Regen 14°C 11°C 14°C 15 mm 95% 6m/s 3
We
5 Aug
Bewolkt 15°C 13°C 14°C 0.2 mm 20% 3m/s 2
Th
6 Aug
Bewolkt 17°C 12°C 14°C 0.7 mm 40% 6m/s 2
Fr
7 Aug
Zware Regen 19°C 13°C 14°C 18 mm 95% 3m/s 2
Sa
8 Aug
Broken wolken 15°C 9°C 14°C 3.0 mm 75% 4m/s 6
Su
9 Aug
Broken wolken 16°C 8°C 14°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 5
Mo
10 Aug
Bewolkt 13°C 10°C 14°C 0.8 mm 45% 3m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
11 Aug
Bewolkt 19°C 11°C 14°C 0.1 mm 10% 1m/s 3
We
12 Aug
Bewolkt 19°C 12°C 14°C 2.3 mm 70% 1m/s 3
Th
13 Aug
Light doucheregen 15°C 12°C 14°C 4.9 mm 85% 1m/s 2
Fr
14 Aug
Bewolkt 16°C 11°C 14°C 1.4 mm 60% 2m/s 1
Sa
15 Aug
Regen 13°C 9°C 14°C 8.3 mm 90% 1m/s 1
Su
16 Aug
Light doucheregen 15°C 10°C 14°C 4.8 mm 85% 1m/s 1
Mo
17 Aug
Bewolkt 14°C 10°C 14°C 1.0 mm 50% 2m/s 1

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About Skye

Skye is an island that belongs to Scotland. It has a total surface of km² . In terms of area, the country is United States. If you want to call Skye you have to use +44 or 0044 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +445012457809 or 00445012457809.

Skye is in a straight line at 777 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 2 hours35.

The coordinates of Skye, Scotland are latitude: 57.5359261 en longitude: -6.2262725

The GPS coordinates are N 57° 32' 9.2400" en W 6° 13' 34.6800"

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Currency Skye

In Skye the Pound sterling is used to pay.

Exchange rate Pound sterling (GBP) 4 august 2020

1 Pound sterling = 1,31 United States dollar
100 Pound sterling = 130,74 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,76 Pound sterling
100 United States dollar = 76,49 Pound sterling

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Time difference Skye

On Skye it is now 07:03 o’clock in the morning on tuesday 4 august 2020. That is 5 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Skye is Europe/London and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Skye

No recommended vaccinations are required for Skye.