Best Time To Visit Isle Of Skye

Best 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:

20-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 20 Jan

3oC

0oC

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:2.11 m/s

Humidity:83%

Precipitation:0.04%

  • Sun 21 Jan
    5oC | 6oC

    Rain and windy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Mon 22 Jan
    7oC | 6oC

    Rain and windy overnight.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    8oC | 4oC

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

  • Wed 24 Jan
    6oC | 4oC

    Light rain and windy until afternoon.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    6oC | 3oC

    Rain in the morning.

  • Fri 26 Jan
    5oC | 2oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Isle Of Skye

Average Temperature in Isle Of Skye by month

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Jan

Average temperature: 4oC

Minimum temperature: 2oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Feb

Average temperature: 6oC

Minimum temperature: 4oC

Maximum temperature: 9oC

Mar

Average temperature: 3oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 6oC

Apr

Average temperature: 7oC

Minimum temperature: 4oC

Maximum temperature: 9oC

May

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 4oC

Maximum temperature: 15oC

Jun

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: 6oC

Maximum temperature: 14oC

Jul

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: 6oC

Maximum temperature: 13oC

Aug

Average temperature: 12oC

Minimum temperature: 9oC

Maximum temperature: 16oC

Sep

Average temperature: 12oC

Minimum temperature: 8oC

Maximum temperature: 14oC

Oct

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 8oC

Maximum temperature: 12oC

Nov

Average temperature: 7oC

Minimum temperature: 4oC

Maximum temperature: 11oC

Dec

Average temperature: 4oC

Minimum temperature: 1oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Highest temperature in Isle Of Skye is recorded as 16oC in August.

Lowest temperature in Isle Of Skye is recorded as 0oC in March.

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

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Jan

Average Humidity: 89%

Minimum Humidity: 88%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Feb

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 80%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Mar

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 83%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Apr

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 78%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

May

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 71%

Jun

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Jul

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 80%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Aug

Average Humidity: 89%

Minimum Humidity: 84%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Sep

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Oct

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 83%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Nov

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 83%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Dec

Average Humidity: 90%

Minimum Humidity: 86%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Most humid month in Isle Of Skye is December.

Least humid month in Isle Of Skye is May.

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