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

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Traveling to Skipton, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Skipton, we'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 Skipton, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Skipton, England, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Skipton, 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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  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

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

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks

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General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Skipton in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

If you visit Skipton during February, you are likely to notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally.

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March

March in Skipton can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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April

April for Skipton can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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May

If you vacation in Skipton during May, you may find that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

In June, Skipton can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Skipton, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

In July, Skipton can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Skipton, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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August

In August, Skipton is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Skipton, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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September

In September, Skipton can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Skipton, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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October

If you vacation in Skipton during October, you are likely to see that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 about half of the time.

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November

In November, Skipton 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 Skipton, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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December

December in Skipton is cold and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Skipton, England, United Kingdom

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

If you are intending to check out the charming Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway, it's important to wear modest clothing:

Castle hopping? For Skipton Castle, take:


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