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

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

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

Important essentials for Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).


  • 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 Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom by month

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January

If you vacation in Thurso during January, you may see that it is cold and very 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 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

March

Traveling to Thurso in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

April

April in this region can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

May

In May, Thurso can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Thurso, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

June

If you go to Thurso in June, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

July

Traveling to Thurso in July, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

August

Traveling to Thurso in August, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

September

September for Thurso is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

October

If you are traveling to Thurso in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

November

November in Thurso is pretty cool 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. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

December

December in Thurso can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to go to the stunning Old St Peter's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

Activities for Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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