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

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Traveling to Eigg, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Eigg, the following is 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 Eigg, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Eigg, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • 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).

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

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January

January in Eigg can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

February

February in Eigg can be brisk and very 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

April

Traveling to Eigg in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. 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:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

May

If you go to Eigg in May, 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

June

If you go to Eigg in June, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

July

Traveling to Eigg in July, 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

August

If you visit Eigg during August, you might notice that it is cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

September

September in Eigg is relatively cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

October

October in Eigg is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

November

In November, Eigg can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Eigg, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

December

In December, Eigg is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Eigg, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Massacre Cave? You'll need:

Activities for Eigg, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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