Scarborough, England, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Scarborough, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Scarborough, here is 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 Scarborough, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Scarborough, England, United Kingdom

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

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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Scarborough, England, United Kingdom by month

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January

January in Scarborough can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s 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 80% range on average. There is frost about a third of the time.

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February

In February, Scarborough is cold and somewhat 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 Scarborough, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost about a third of the time.

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March

March for Scarborough is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains about a third of the time and snows occasionally.

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April

If you are traveling to Scarborough in April, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

In May, Scarborough is relatively cool and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Scarborough, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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June

If you are traveling to Scarborough in June, you will notice that it is crisp, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you go to Scarborough in July, you will notice that it is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

In August, Scarborough is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Scarborough, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

September in Scarborough is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you visit Scarborough during October, you are likely to see that it is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 regularly.

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November

November for Scarborough is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

In December, Scarborough is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 Scarborough, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Scarborough, England, United Kingdom

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

If you intend to check out the majestic St Mary's Church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

Castle hopping? For Scarborough Castle, take:


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