Best Time To Visit Isle Of Skye - Time To Go To Isle Of Skye

Isle of Skye has a mild Oceanic climate due to the influence of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf Stream. The island has a dramatic weather that makes it difficult to point out the best seasons to visit it. You can find changes in the weather across the island of Skye and through the day which can be as dramatic as the scenery itself.

  • (October to March): The temperatures rarely break 26 centigrade (80F) or drop below zero (32F) with wind chill more likely to affect your comfort. For photography the best quality light is arguably between October and March with the possible added bonus of seeing northern lights. There are some very good deals to be had with accommodation providers through this period too.
  • (May to July): The incredible long hours of daylight make May, June & July popular for walking & climbing with May & June statistically the driest months.

July is the hottest month in Isle of Skye with an average temperature of 13°C (55°F) and the coldest is January at 4°C (39°F). The wettest month is October with an average of 152mm of rain.

So, the best time to visit Isle of Skye is in the months of May to July and October to March.

Climate in Isle Of Skye

Know weather for your travel dates:

16-Jul-2018
Today 16 Jul

59

52

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:3.88 m/s

Humidity:86%

Precipitation:0.14%

  • Tue 17 Jul
    60 | 52

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 18 Jul
    59 | 55

    Light rain overnight.

  • Thu 19 Jul
    60 | 53

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Fri 20 Jul
    61 | 57

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Sat 21 Jul
    61 | 56

    Rain until afternoon.

  • Sun 22 Jul
    58 | 53

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Isle Of Skye

Average Temperature in Isle Of Skye by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 48℉

Feb

Average temperature: 39℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 48℉

Mar

Average temperature: 41℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Apr

Average temperature: 43℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 52℉

May

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Jun

Average temperature: 51℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Jul

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Aug

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Sep

Average temperature: 51℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 59℉

Oct

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Nov

Average temperature: 39℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 52℉

Dec

Average temperature: 41℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Highest temperature in Isle Of Skye is recorded as 71.6℉ in May.

Lowest temperature in Isle Of Skye is recorded as 26.6℉ in February.

Average Humidity in Isle Of Skye by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Feb

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Mar

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Apr

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

May

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Jun

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Jul

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Aug

Average Humidity: 88%

Minimum Humidity: 81%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Sep

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Oct

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Nov

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Dec

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 78%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Most humid month in Isle Of Skye is August.

Least humid month in Isle Of Skye is May.

Best time to visit Isle Of Skye Attractions in July

  • Best time to visit Fairy Pools in Isle Of Skye
    • Everyday : 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit The Storr in Isle Of Skye
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Kilt Rock in Isle Of Skye
    • Everyday : 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Faerie Glen in Isle Of Skye
    • Everyday : 07:00 AM to 04:00 PM