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

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

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

Important essentials for Wick, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Wick, 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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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • 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).

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Wick in January, you will notice that it is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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February

If you are traveling to Wick in February, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you visit Wick during March, you may find that it is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly. There is frost regularly.

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April

If you visit Wick during April, you are likely to see that it can be brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 5-10 days this month and snow occasionally. There is frost sometimes.

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May

May is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

In June, Wick is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Wick, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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July

In July, Wick can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Wick, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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August

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

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September

Traveling to Wick in September, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

October in Wick is pretty cool and somewhat 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 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 here can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains about half of the time and snows occasionally.

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December

In December, Wick is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Wick, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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Activities for Wick, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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

Castle hopping? For Castle of Old Wick, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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