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

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Traveling to Durness, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Durness, 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 Durness, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Durness, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Durness, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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What to wear/what to pack for Durness, Scotland, United Kingdom by month

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January

If you vacation in Durness during January, you will probably see that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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February

February here can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Durness in March, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Durness is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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May

Traveling to Durness in May, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

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

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July

July can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Durness in August, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

Traveling to Durness in October, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November in this region is pretty cool 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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December

December in Durness can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

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