Best time to visit, weather and climate Scotland

Best time to visit Scotland

The best time to visit Scotland is from june until september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Scotland is 17°C in july and the lowest is 5°C in january.

The average climate figure for Scotland is an 7,7. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Scotland has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Scotland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Scotland per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
5°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 12°C 8°C 6°C
27
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27
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32
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23
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29
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39
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45
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46
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24
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33
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34
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30
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Climate Scotland

Scotland has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Scotland is 11° degrees and there is about 390 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 128 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 3.


Climate Scotland

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 5°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 12°C 8°C 6°C
Night 2°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 7°C 4°C 2°C
Precip 27
mm
27
mm
32
mm
23
mm
29
mm
39
mm
45
mm
46
mm
24
mm
33
mm
34
mm
30
mm
Rain
days
16 12 15 14 18 20 21 21 14 16 15 15
Snow
days
2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Dry
days
13 14 14 16 13 10 10 10 16 15 14 14
Sun hours
per day
4 4 5 7 7 8 7 7 6 4 4 4
Wind force
in Bft
4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 2
 


Climate Scotland january

On average, it is maximum 5° in january in Scotland and at least around 2° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Climate Scotland february

On average, it is maximum 6° in february in Scotland and at least around 2° degrees. In february there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Climate Scotland march

On average, it is maximum 8° in march in Scotland and at least around 3° degrees. In march there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate Scotland april

On average, it is maximum 10° in april in Scotland and at least around 4° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland may

On average, it is maximum 13° in may in Scotland and at least around 6° degrees. In may there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland june

On average, it is maximum 15° in june in Scotland and at least around 8° degrees. In june there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland july

On average, it is maximum 17° in july in Scotland and at least around 10° degrees. In july there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland august

On average, it is maximum 17° in august in Scotland and at least around 10° degrees. In august there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland september

On average, it is maximum 15° in september in Scotland and at least around 9° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland october

On average, it is maximum 12° in october in Scotland and at least around 7° degrees. In october there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland november

On average, it is maximum 8° in november in Scotland and at least around 4° degrees. In november there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate Scotland december

On average, it is maximum 6° in december in Scotland and at least around 2° degrees. In december there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Scotland

The weather for Edinburgh in Scotland will be 12° till 10° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Scotland is based on the weather in Edinburgh.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
30 Sep
Regen 12°C 6°C 11 mm 90% 5m/s 2
We
30 Sep
Regen 12°C 6°C 11 mm 90% 5m/s 2
Th
1 Oct
Lichte regen 10°C 3°C 5.6 mm 85% 8m/s 3
Th
1 Oct
Lichte regen 10°C 3°C 5.6 mm 85% 8m/s 3
Fr
2 Oct
Licht bewolkt 11°C 3°C 0.2 mm 15% 2m/s 0
Fr
2 Oct
Licht bewolkt 11°C 3°C 0.2 mm 15% 2m/s 0
Sa
3 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 11°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 0

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
3 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 11°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 0
Su
4 Oct
Bewolkt 6°C 3°C 2.6 mm 70% 4m/s 0
Su
4 Oct
Bewolkt 6°C 3°C 2.6 mm 70% 4m/s 0
Mo
5 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 12°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 0
Mo
5 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 12°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 0
Tu
6 Oct
Bewolkt 10°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 0
Tu
6 Oct
Bewolkt 10°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 0

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Hotels and apartments in Scotland

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Flight tickets to Scotland

You can fly to Scotland at these well-known airports:

  • London Gatwick Airport
    London
  • London City Airport
    London
  • London Heathrow Airport
    London
  • Birmingham International Airport
    Birmingham
  • Manchester Airport
    Manchester
  • Leeds Bradford Airport
    Leeds
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport
    Glasgow
  • Newcastle Airport
    Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Nottingham Airport
    Nottingham
  • East Midlands Airport
    Nottingham

If you want to fly to an island of Scotland you can go to:

  • St. Mary's Airport
    St Mary's

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About Scotland

Scotland is in the continental part Europe and the capital is Edinburgh. The total surface is 78.772 km² and the population consists of 5.313.600 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 10x bigger than Singapore. If you want to call Scotland you have to use +44 or 0044 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +445012457809 or 00445012457809.

Scotland is in a straight line at 11.012 km distance from Singapore. From Changi Airport Singapore the flight time is about 13 hours50.

Currency Scotland

In Scotland the Pound sterling is used to pay.

Exchange rate Pound sterling (GBP) 30 september 2020

1 Pound sterling = 1,76 Singapore dollar
100 Pound sterling = 175,97 Singapore dollar

1 Singapore dollar = 0,57 Pound sterling
100 Singapore dollar = 56,83 Pound sterling

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Scotland

In Scotland it is now 10:55 o’clock in the morning on wednesday 30 september 2020. That is 7 hour earlier than in Singapore. The time zone of Scotland is Europe/London and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Scotland

No recommended vaccinations are required for Scotland.