The best times to visit Lairg for ideal weather are

June 25th to August 12th

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



Other Lairg Travel Info

Weather in Lairg


Average temperatures in Lairg 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 3rd 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 Lairg, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 65.6°F (18.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 48.5°F (9.2°C) at night.

Lairg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Lairg 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.

Lairg Perceived Temperature (F)


Lairg Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Lairg 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 42.9 37.9 31.5
Feb 44.6 38.3 30.8
Mar 47.7 40.5 32.1
Apr 53.2 44.6 34.5
May 57.1 48.1 37.4
Jun 60.5 52.7 43.5
Jul 64.2 56.2 47.2
Aug 63 55.2 46.4
Sep 59.8 52.4 43.4
Oct 54.6 47.5 38.6
Nov 47.8 42 34.8
Dec 42.1 35.9 28.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.1 3.3 -0.3
Feb 7 3.5 -0.7
Mar 8.7 4.7 0.1
Apr 11.8 7 1.4
May 13.9 8.9 3
Jun 15.8 11.5 6.4
Jul 17.9 13.4 8.4
Aug 17.2 12.9 8
Sep 15.4 11.3 6.3
Oct 12.6 8.6 3.7
Nov 8.8 5.6 1.6
Dec 5.6 2.2 -2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lairg are June, July, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in Lairg? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Lairg is often around around January 8th 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 Lairg.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 49% 1.4 5.6
Feb 44% 0.8 3.5
Mar 36% 0.8 3.8
Apr 32% 0.8 2.7
May 33% 1.2 3.4
Jun 23% 0 2.3
Jul 25% 0 2.5
Aug 34% 0 3.7
Sep 29% 0 3.1
Oct 43% 0 4.4
Nov 47% 0.8 5
Dec 49% 1 5.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 49 3.6 14.2
Feb 44 2 8.9
Mar 36 2 9.7
Apr 32 2 6.9
May 33 3 8.6
Jun 23 0 5.8
Jul 25 0 6.4
Aug 34 0 9.4
Sep 29 0 7.9
Oct 43 0 11.2
Nov 47 2 12.7
Dec 49 2.5 14.2


Humidity and Wind

Lairg has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (69% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (80.9%).

Wind in Lairg is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by March and February. 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 20.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 18.2 Strong breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Mar 8.8 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
May 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.7 Strong breeze
Jun 6.9 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jul 6.8 Light breeze 13.1 Strong breeze
Aug 6.9 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Sep 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.8 Strong breeze
Oct 7.6 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Nov 7.9 Gentle breeze 15.6 Strong breeze
Dec 7.5 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.9%
Feb 77.7%
Mar 74%
Apr 70.3%
May 69%
Jun 71.7%
Jul 73.2%
Aug 75.6%
Sep 73.8%
Oct 77.2%
Nov 80.5%
Dec 80.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Lairg?

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 Lairg, the United Kingdom is August, followed by July 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 Lairg 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 62.8 in December means 62.8% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Lairg Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 60.9°F (16.1°C) and 46°F (7.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

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 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Lairg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 61.3°F (16.3°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 9 to 14 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 Lairg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.4°F (8°C) and 40.6°F (4.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 12 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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