Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Caithness and Sutherland, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland, United Kingdom by month

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January

January in this region is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Caithness and Sutherland in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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April

If you vacation in Caithness and Sutherland during April, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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May

May in Caithness and Sutherland is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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June

If you vacation in Caithness and Sutherland during June, you may notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

If you visit Caithness and Sutherland during July, you are likely to see that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

In August, Caithness and Sutherland is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Caithness and Sutherland, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

Traveling to Caithness and Sutherland in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

October in this region is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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November

If you visit Caithness and Sutherland during November, you may find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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December

December here is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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Activities for Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Caithness and Sutherland.

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