Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Isle of Wight, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom

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

What to wear/what to pack for Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom by month

January

In January, Isle of Wight can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 Isle of Wight, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost 5-10 days this month. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Isle of Wight in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Isle of Wight can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Isle of Wight, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Isle of Wight is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Isle of Wight is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Isle of Wight can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Isle of Wight is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Isle of Wight, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Isle of Wight is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Isle of Wight in September, you will notice that it is cool and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Isle of Wight during October, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Isle of Wight is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. 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 80% to 80% range on average. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Isle of Wight is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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 80% to 90% range on average. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Isle of Wight, 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 Isle of Wight
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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