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

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Traveling to North Uist, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to North Uist, this article contains 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 North Uist, Scotland, United Kingdom

Based on the climate and weather in North Uist, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for North Uist, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for North Uist, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

If you plan to check out the must-see Teampull Na Trionaid, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

We also recommend these top tours in and around North Uist.

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

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    January

    January in North Uist is brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain almost every day. It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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    February

    February in North Uist is pretty cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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    March

    If you vacation in North Uist during March, you are likely to see that it is cold and extremely 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 almost every day of the month and snow sometimes.

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    April

    April in this region is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days.

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    May

    If you go to North Uist in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    June

    June for North Uist is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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    July

    In July, North Uist is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for North Uist, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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    August

    If you visit North Uist during August, you will probably notice that it is cool and extremely 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 almost every day of the month.

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    September

    September in North Uist is chilly and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

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    October

    If you go to North Uist in October, you will notice that it is brisk and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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    November

    November in North Uist is brisk and extremely rainy. 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 almost every day of the month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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    December

    In December, North Uist is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for North Uist, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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