Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Argyll and Bute, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

Based on the climate and weather in Argyll and Bute, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom by month

January

January for Argyll and Bute can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains most days and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

February

February for Argyll and Bute can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

March

In March, Argyll and Bute is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Argyll and Bute, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

April

Traveling to Argyll and Bute in April, you will notice that it is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

May

May in Argyll and Bute is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans

June

If you are traveling to Argyll and Bute in June, you will notice that it can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat

July

Traveling to Argyll and Bute in July, you will notice that it is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

August

August in Argyll and Bute can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September in Argyll and Bute is crisp and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

October

In October, Argyll and Bute is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Argyll and Bute, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

November

November for Argyll and Bute is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat

December

December can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Argyll and Bute, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Argyll and Bute
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch

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