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

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Traveling to Papa Westray, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Papa Westray, 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 Papa Westray, Scotland, United Kingdom

Based on the climate and weather in Papa Westray, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Papa Westray, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Papa Westray, 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 great choice.


  • 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 Papa Westray, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

If you are going to check out the heavenly St Boniface Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Papa Westray.

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

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January

Traveling to Papa Westray in January, you will notice that it is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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February

February in Papa Westray can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very 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. It also snows regularly. 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.

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March

March in Papa Westray is pretty cool, somewhat snowy, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about half of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you vacation in Papa Westray during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 and snow once in a while. There is frost occasionally.

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May

May in Papa Westray is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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June

June in this region is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you visit Papa Westray during July, you are likely to notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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August

In August, Papa Westray can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Papa Westray, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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September

September in Papa Westray 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. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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October

If you are traveling to Papa Westray in October, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November in Papa Westray is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows sometimes.

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December

In December, Papa Westray is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Papa Westray, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost 5-10 days this month. Additionally, it is windy.

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