Isle of Skye weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Isle of Skye

The best time to visit the island of on Isle of Skye in Scotland is from May until November, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in on Isle of Skye is 15°C in July and the lowest is 7°C in January.

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

Average weather Isle of Skye by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 7 7 8 9 11 13 15 15 14 12 10 8
Precipitation (mm) 116 87 95 50 62 42 60 80 83 137 115 122

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14 day weather forecast Isle of Skye

The weather for on Isle of Skye will be 8° till 11° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Friday 3 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0 cm 8.0 mm 90% 6 m/s 0
Saturday 4 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0 cm 3.4 mm 75% 6 m/s 0
Sunday 5 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0 cm 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 0
Monday 6 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 3.5 cm 16.6 mm 95% 6 m/s 0
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0 cm 1.3 mm 55% 4 m/s 0
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0 cm 0.8 mm 45% 6 m/s 0
Thursday 9 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 3 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Friday 10 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0 cm 15.3 mm 95% 6 m/s 0
Saturday 11 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 1.7 cm 10.6 mm 95% 4 m/s 0
Sunday 12 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0 cm 4.4 mm 80% 6 m/s 0
Monday 13 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
10° 0 cm 4.5 mm 80% 7 m/s 0
Tuesday 14 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
10° 0 cm 10.0 mm 90% 12 m/s 0
Wednesday 15 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0 cm 12.0 mm 90% 10 m/s 0
Thursday 16 Dec Water Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
10° 0 cm 22.5 mm 95% 9 m/s 0

Climate Isle of Skye

The island Isle of Skye has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Isle of Skye is 11° degrees and there is about 1048 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 78 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Isle of Skye

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 7 7 8 9 11 13 15 15 14 12 10 8
Night temp. (°C) 5 5 6 7 9 11 12 13 12 10 8 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 116 87 95 50 62 42 60 80 83 137 115 122
Days with rain 24 20 22 19 19 17 21 24 23 23 22 24
Days with snow 2 2 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 5 6 8 11 12 13 10 7 7 8 8 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 4 5 7 8 9 8 6 6 4 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 5 5 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 5 5
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 2 2

Isle of Skye weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Isle of Skye? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Isle of Skye?

Isle of Skye is an island belonging to Scotland. It lies in a straight line at 483 miles from London.

The coordinates of Isle of Skye are:

  • Latitude: 57.5359261
  • Longitude: -6.2262725

The GPS coordinates are 57° 32' N, 6° 13' W

How long is the flight to Isle of Skye?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Isle of Skye is approximately 2 h. 40 min.

What is the currency of Isle of Skye?

On Isle of Skye the British pound (GBP) is used to pay.

What is the area code of Isle of Skye?

The area code to call Isle of Skye is +44.