Scotland’s weather can be completely unpredictable as it varies from day to day basic, from warm and sunny to damp and chilly. The eastern coast of Scotland tends to be more cool and dry while the western shore is mild and wet. Generally the climate seems to be cool and damp. Scotland’s climate is oceanic and hence has no major events like tornadoes, droughts or widespread floods. December to February is generally the coldest months of Scotland with very light sunshine and warmth. The average temperature around day time varies between 5C ° to 7°C. July and August are considered to be the warmest months with an average temperature of 19°C.
Due to its high latitude position, Scotland enjoys shorter days in winter and longer days in summer with extended evenings and with no complete darkness in the northern region of Scotland. The best time to visit Scotland is during spring season (April & May) as you’ll get to glimpse the mighty mountains, the lochs and the pastoral country sides with clear air and is also the ideal time to indulge in outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, fishing, golfing and sea kayaking.