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

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Traveling to New Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to New Lanark, I've got 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 New Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for New Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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 New Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom by month

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January

If you visit New Lanark during January, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and somewhat 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 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost about half of the time.

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February

In February, New Lanark can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 New Lanark, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about half of the time. Additionally, it is windy.

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March

March in New Lanark can be brisk 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. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in New Lanark can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. There is frost occasionally.

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May

May in New Lanark is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

In June, New Lanark can be chilly 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 New Lanark, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you visit New Lanark during July, you will probably find that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

In August, New Lanark can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for New Lanark, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September in New Lanark is relatively cool and somewhat 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.

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October

If you vacation in New Lanark during October, you might see that it is cold 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost once in a while.

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November

If you go to New Lanark in November, 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 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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December

In December, New Lanark is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 New Lanark, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about half of the time.

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Activities for New Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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