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

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Traveling to St Kilda, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to St Kilda, 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 St Kilda, Scotland, United Kingdom

Based on the climate and weather in St Kilda, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for St Kilda, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in St Kilda, 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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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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 possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, St Kilda is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for St Kilda, with most of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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February

If you go to St Kilda in February, you will notice that it can be brisk and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March here can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows once in a while.

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April

If you vacation in St Kilda during April, you will probably find that it is pretty cool and extremely rainy. 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). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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May

If you visit St Kilda during May, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly and very 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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June

June for St Kilda is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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July

Traveling to St Kilda in July, you will notice that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

If you vacation in St Kilda during August, you may notice that it is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain almost every day.

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September

If you vacation in St Kilda during September, you might find that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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October

October in St Kilda can be brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain almost every day. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

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November

November in St Kilda is brisk and extremely rainy. 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 almost every day. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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December

In December, St Kilda can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for St Kilda, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

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Activities for St Kilda, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

If you see the Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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