Best Time To Visit Isle Of Skye

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

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Rain until afternoon, starting again overnight, and windy starting in the afternoon.

Wind:9.78 m/s

Humidity:95%

Precipitation:0.82%

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    53 | 47

    Rain in the morning and afternoon and windy until evening.

  • Fri 16 Nov
    54 | 50

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 17 Nov
    54 | 47

    Partly cloudy until evening.

  • Sun 18 Nov
    53 | 45

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Mon 19 Nov
    52 | 41

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Tue 20 Nov
    47 | 39

    Clear throughout the day.

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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.

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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.

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