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

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

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

Important essentials for South West, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • 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 South West, Scotland, United Kingdom by month

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January

January in this region can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains about half of the time and snows about a third of the time.

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February

February in South West is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about half of the time and snows regularly.

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March

March in South West can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. 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 this region is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you vacation in South West during May, you may find that it is crisp, 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 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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June

June in South West is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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July

If you are traveling to South West in July, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

If you visit South West during August, you might see that it is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September in South West is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s 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 70% to 80% range on average.

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October

October in South West is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 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 70% to 80% range on average.

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November

November in South West is cold 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 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost once in a while.

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December

If you visit South West during December, you will probably see that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for South West, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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