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

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Traveling to Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Stonehaven, this article contains 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 Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Stonehaven, 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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  • 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 may become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom by month

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January

If you visit Stonehaven during January, you might 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 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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February

February is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains regularly.

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March

March in Stonehaven is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

If you visit Stonehaven during April, you might notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you vacation in Stonehaven during May, you will probably notice that it is cold and somewhat 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June for Stonehaven is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

July can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Stonehaven during August, you might see that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

In September, Stonehaven is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Stonehaven, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

If you vacation in Stonehaven during October, you will probably see that it is cold and somewhat 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Stonehaven can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. There is frost sometimes.

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December

If you go to Stonehaven in December, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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Activities for Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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