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

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Traveling to Hoy, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Hoy, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Hoy, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Hoy, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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 protection possible.


  • 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).

General health necessities

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

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January

January can be brisk, somewhat snowy 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 about half of the time.

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February

In February, Hoy is cold, somewhat snowy 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 Hoy, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost regularly. Additionally, it is windy.

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March

March is pretty cool, somewhat snowy, very rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you are traveling to Hoy in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost occasionally.

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May

In May, Hoy can be brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Hoy, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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June

If you are traveling to Hoy in June, you will notice that it is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

July in this region is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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August

If you are traveling to Hoy in August, 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).

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September

September for Hoy can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

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

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November

November in Hoy is pretty cool 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 and snows sometimes.

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December

December in Hoy is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Hoy, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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