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

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

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

Important essentials for Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Perth, 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 one.


  • 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 Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

If you intend to see the heavenly St Ninian's Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see The Black Watch Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Scone Palace, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Perth.

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

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January

January in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains regularly.

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February

February for Perth can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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March

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

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April

April in Perth is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

Traveling to Perth in May, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

June in Perth is crisp. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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July

July in Perth is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Perth is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

If you vacation in Perth during September, you may find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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October

October in Perth is cool. 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 5-10 days this month.

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November

If you visit Perth during November, you are likely to find that it is brisk. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

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December

If you visit Perth during December, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 a third of the time. There is frost about half of the time.

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