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

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

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

Important essentials for Rousay, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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

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January

January for Rousay can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows about half of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Rousay in February, you will notice that it is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Rousay in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat snowy, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

Traveling to Rousay in April, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

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May

May for Rousay can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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June

If you vacation in Rousay during June, you might see that it can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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 5-10 days this month.

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July

Traveling to Rousay in July, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

August is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September in this region is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

Traveling to Rousay in October, you will notice that it is 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 is brisk 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 once in a while.

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December

If you go to Rousay in December, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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