The best times to visit Aberdeen for ideal weather are

June 25th to August 26th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Aberdeen Travel Info

Weather in Aberdeen


Average temperatures in Aberdeen vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 9th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Aberdeen, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 65.4°F (18.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47.8°F (8.8°C) at night.

Aberdeen Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Aberdeen Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Aberdeen Perceived Temperature (F)


Aberdeen Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Aberdeen Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 43.8 38.6 31.9
Feb 45.3 39.4 31.6
Mar 48.9 41.9 32.9
Apr 53.1 45.5 35.2
May 56.6 49.1 38.7
Jun 60.4 53.6 43.1
Jul 64.5 57.4 46.4
Aug 63.9 56.9 46.1
Sep 61 53.9 43.2
Oct 55 48.8 39.1
Nov 49.1 43.3 35.8
Dec 43.9 38.5 31.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.6 3.7 -0.1
Feb 7.4 4.1 -0.2
Mar 9.4 5.5 0.5
Apr 11.7 7.5 1.8
May 13.7 9.5 3.7
Jun 15.8 12 6.2
Jul 18.1 14.1 8
Aug 17.7 13.8 7.8
Sep 16.1 12.2 6.2
Oct 12.8 9.3 3.9
Nov 9.5 6.3 2.1
Dec 6.6 3.6 -0.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Aberdeen are September, March, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late September. For example, on the week of September 24th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in Aberdeen? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around April, especially close to early November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Aberdeen is often around around December 3rd when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Aberdeen.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Aberdeen (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 28% 4.9 2.8
Feb 26% 1.7 2.7
Mar 20% 1.1 1.7
Apr 21% 17.9 1.8
May 23% 5.5 2.3
Jun 25% 0 2.7
Jul 27% 0 3.4
Aug 30% 0 3.6
Sep 18% 0 2.2
Oct 29% 7.6 3.6
Nov 33% 16.5 3.2
Dec 28% 5.6 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 12.4 7.1
Feb 26 4.3 6.9
Mar 20 2.8 4.3
Apr 21 45.5 4.6
May 23 14 5.8
Jun 25 0 6.9
Jul 27 0 8.6
Aug 30 0 9.1
Sep 18 0 5.6
Oct 29 19.3 9.1
Nov 33 41.9 8.1
Dec 28 14.2 8.1


Humidity and Wind

Aberdeen has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (69.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (80.1%).

Wind in Aberdeen is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 9.4 knots (10.8 MPH or 17.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 19.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Aberdeen.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9.4 Gentle breeze 18 Strong breeze
Feb 8.7 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Mar 9 Gentle breeze 17 Strong breeze
Apr 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
May 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.7 Strong breeze
Jun 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Jul 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.5 Strong breeze
Aug 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Sep 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.7 Strong breeze
Oct 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Nov 8.4 Gentle breeze 16.5 Strong breeze
Dec 8.9 Gentle breeze 17.9 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77.6%
Feb 76.8%
Mar 69.5%
Apr 70.3%
May 69.1%
Jun 74.4%
Jul 75%
Aug 76%
Sep 75.8%
Oct 78.7%
Nov 80.1%
Dec 79.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Aberdeen?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the United Kingdom; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 06, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Aberdeen, the United Kingdom is July, followed by September and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Aberdeen in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.3 in December means 47.3% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Aberdeen Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 59.9°F (15.5°C) and 47.9°F (8.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Aberdeen, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 45.4°F (7.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Aberdeen to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.9°F (8.8°C) and 42.7°F (5.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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