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

Traveling to Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Outer Hebrides, I have 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 Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Outer Hebrides during January, you may find that it can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain almost every day of the month and snow regularly.

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February

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

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March

March in Outer Hebrides can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains nearly every day this month and snows sometimes.

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April

Traveling to Outer Hebrides in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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May

If you visit Outer Hebrides during May, you may see that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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June

Traveling to Outer Hebrides in June, you will notice that it is cool and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

In July, Outer Hebrides 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 Outer Hebrides, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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August

Traveling to Outer Hebrides in August, you will notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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September

Traveling to Outer Hebrides in September, you will notice that it is chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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October

In October, Outer Hebrides is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Outer Hebrides, with most of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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November

In November, Outer Hebrides is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Outer Hebrides, with most of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

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December

In December, Outer Hebrides is pretty cool 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 Outer Hebrides, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

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Activities for Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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