The best times to visit Arisaig for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 9th

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



Other Arisaig Travel Info

Weather in Arisaig


Average temperatures in Arisaig 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 less temperate than some — in the 13th 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 Arisaig, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 64.5°F (18.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.5°F (10.8°C) at night.

Arisaig Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Arisaig 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.

Arisaig Perceived Temperature (F)


Arisaig Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Arisaig 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 44.7 40.6 35.6
Feb 45.9 40.9 35.8
Mar 48.8 42.8 37
Apr 53.9 46.5 39.3
May 56.8 49.7 43
Jun 60.7 54 47.8
Jul 63.2 56.9 51.4
Aug 62.4 56.2 50.8
Sep 59.8 54 48.7
Oct 55.2 49.8 44.1
Nov 49.3 44.7 39.2
Dec 44.6 40.3 35.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.1 4.8 2
Feb 7.7 4.9 2.1
Mar 9.3 6 2.8
Apr 12.2 8.1 4.1
May 13.8 9.8 6.1
Jun 15.9 12.2 8.8
Jul 17.3 13.8 10.8
Aug 16.9 13.4 10.4
Sep 15.4 12.2 9.3
Oct 12.9 9.9 6.7
Nov 9.6 7.1 4
Dec 7 4.6 1.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Arisaig are June, April, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

When can you find snow in Arisaig? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Arisaig is often around around March 19th 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 Arisaig.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 59% 4.1 9.4
Feb 49% 2.9 6.2
Mar 46% 10.3 6.6
Apr 36% 1.8 5.1
May 41% 0 5.8
Jun 31% 0 3
Jul 39% 0.8 4.1
Aug 50% 0 6.3
Sep 47% 0 6.4
Oct 51% 0 9.1
Nov 58% 11.3 8.6
Dec 56% 10.3 8.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 59 10.4 23.9
Feb 49 7.4 15.7
Mar 46 26.2 16.8
Apr 36 4.6 13
May 41 0 14.7
Jun 31 0 7.6
Jul 39 2 10.4
Aug 50 0 16
Sep 47 0 16.3
Oct 51 0 23.1
Nov 58 28.7 21.8
Dec 56 26.2 22.4


Humidity and Wind

Arisaig has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (71.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.6%).

Wind in Arisaig is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by March and January. December’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.5 MPH or 16.8 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 early December where average top sustained speeds reach 18.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.9 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Feb 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Mar 9 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Apr 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Jun 6.8 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Aug 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Sep 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Oct 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Nov 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Dec 9.1 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.2%
Feb 79.1%
Mar 74.6%
Apr 71.9%
May 71.9%
Jun 74.7%
Jul 78.6%
Aug 80%
Sep 79.6%
Oct 78.9%
Nov 80.6%
Dec 81.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Arisaig?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 27, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Arisaig, the United Kingdom is July, followed by January and September. 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 Arisaig 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 66.4 in December means 66.4% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Arisaig Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 60°F (15.6°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 11 to 14 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 the least precipitation with 9 to 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Arisaig, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 61.6°F (16.4°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 14 to 17 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Arisaig to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.1°F (8.4°C) and 43.9°F (6.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 14 to 18 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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