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:

19-Sep-2018
Today 19 Sep

52

46

Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:10.69 m/s

Humidity:79%

Precipitation:0.13%

  • Thu 20 Sep
    52 | 47

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 21 Sep
    50 | 43

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 22 Sep
    48 | 46

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 23 Sep
    50 | 49

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 24 Sep
    52 | 52

    Overcast throughout the day and windy starting in the afternoon.

  • Tue 25 Sep
    55 | 49

    Rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening, and dangerously windy in the morning.

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 September

  • 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