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

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

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

Important essentials for Lochinver, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • A vaccine card protector

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

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January

January in Lochinver is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost sometimes.

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February

If you visit Lochinver during February, you might find that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost occasionally.

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March

March in Lochinver is cold and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

If you vacation in Lochinver during April, you will probably notice that it is brisk 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 low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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May

May in Lochinver can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

June here is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

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

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August

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

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September

September in Lochinver is relatively cool and very rainy. 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).

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October

October in Lochinver is pretty cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November can be very chilly 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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December

If you visit Lochinver during December, you may find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. There is frost once in a while.

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Activities for Lochinver, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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