Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Perth, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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.

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

January

If you visit Perth during January, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

February

If you are traveling to Perth in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces

March

March here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

April

April in Perth can be 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks

May

May in Perth is relatively 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat

June

If you are traveling to Perth in June, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella

July

July in Perth is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

August for Perth is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans

September

If you are traveling to Perth in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

October

October for Perth can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts

November

If you vacation in Perth during November, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. 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 5-10 days this month. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens

December

December in Perth is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Perth
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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