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

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Traveling to The Summer Isles, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to The Summer Isles, I 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 The Summer Isles, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for The Summer Isles, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in The Summer Isles, 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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • 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.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for The Summer Isles, Scotland, United Kingdom by month

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January

January in The Summer Isles is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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February

February in The Summer Isles is brisk and very 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. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost occasionally.

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March

March here is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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April

April in The Summer Isles is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May in The Summer Isles is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

June in The Summer Isles can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 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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July

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

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August

August here is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

In September, The Summer Isles is relatively cool and very 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 The Summer Isles, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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October

In October, The Summer Isles can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for The Summer Isles, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

November in The Summer Isles can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds 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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December

December in The Summer Isles can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds 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 once in a while.

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Activities for The Summer Isles, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for The Summer Isles.

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