The best times to visit Laurencekirk for ideal weather are

July 2nd 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 Laurencekirk Travel Info

Weather in Laurencekirk

Temperature

Average temperatures in Laurencekirk 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 11th 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 Laurencekirk, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 62.6°F (17°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.1°F (10.1°C) at night.

Laurencekirk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Laurencekirk Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

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Laurencekirk Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Laurencekirk 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 42.3 38.7 34.3
Feb 43.6 39.1 34.3
Mar 47 40.9 35.1
Apr 50.5 44.1 38.1
May 54.3 47.5 41.1
Jun 58.1 52 46.3
Jul 61.9 55.6 49.2
Aug 61.9 55.7 49.4
Sep 59 53 47.1
Oct 53.4 48.5 42.8
Nov 47.3 43 38.5
Dec 42.9 39 34.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.7 3.7 1.3
Feb 6.4 3.9 1.3
Mar 8.3 4.9 1.7
Apr 10.3 6.7 3.4
May 12.4 8.6 5.1
Jun 14.5 11.1 7.9
Jul 16.6 13.1 9.6
Aug 16.6 13.2 9.7
Sep 15 11.7 8.4
Oct 11.9 9.2 6
Nov 8.5 6.1 3.6
Dec 6.1 3.9 1.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Laurencekirk are March, April, 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 mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days 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 Laurencekirk? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Laurencekirk.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 31% 0 2.8
Feb 19% 0 2
Mar 16% 0 1.6
Apr 17% 0 1.5
May 23% 0 2.1
Jun 22% 0 2.2
Jul 28% 0 3.4
Aug 28% 0 3.2
Sep 17% 0 1.8
Oct 26% 0 3
Nov 30% 0 2.7
Dec 25% 0 2.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 31 0 7.1
Feb 19 0 5.1
Mar 16 0 4.1
Apr 17 0 3.8
May 23 0 5.3
Jun 22 0 5.6
Jul 28 0 8.6
Aug 28 0 8.1
Sep 17 0 4.6
Oct 26 0 7.6
Nov 30 0 6.9
Dec 25 0 7.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Laurencekirk has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (77.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (85.8%).

Wind in Laurencekirk is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 16.4 knots (18.9 MPH or 30.4 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 27 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 16.4 Significant breeze 25.9 Very strong breeze
Feb 14.1 Significant breeze 21.8 Strong breeze
Mar 13 Significant breeze 22.5 Very strong breeze
Apr 10.1 Gentle breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
May 11.5 Significant breeze 18.1 Very strong breeze
Jun 9.6 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Jul 9.6 Gentle breeze 15.4 Very strong breeze
Aug 10.4 Gentle breeze 17 Strong breeze
Sep 12 Significant breeze 18.8 Very strong breeze
Oct 13.6 Significant breeze 21.4 Strong breeze
Nov 14.3 Significant breeze 23 Very strong breeze
Dec 15.9 Significant breeze 25.7 Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.3%
Feb 80.9%
Mar 77.5%
Apr 79.4%
May 78.7%
Jun 83.1%
Jul 84.3%
Aug 84.7%
Sep 82.5%
Oct 84.2%
Nov 85.8%
Dec 84.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Laurencekirk?

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 Laurencekirk, 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 Laurencekirk 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

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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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. 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 Laurencekirk Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 57°F (13.9°C) and 46.3°F (7.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 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 the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Laurencekirk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 60.9°F (16.1°C) and 43.6°F (6.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 9 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 Laurencekirk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.3°F (7.9°C) and 40.7°F (4.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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