The best times to visit Oban for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 23rd

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



Other Oban Travel Info

Weather in Oban


Average temperatures in Oban vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd 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 Oban, 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 67°F (19.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.1°F (12.8°C) at night.

Oban Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Oban 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.

Oban Perceived Temperature (F)


Oban Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Oban 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 42.5 39.9 37.1
Feb 44 39.8 35.7
Mar 46.8 42.4 37.6
Apr 54 48.3 40.8
May 59.7 54.1 46.4
Jun 62.3 57.2 50.7
Jul 62.8 58.6 53.4
Aug 62.3 58 52.5
Sep 57.9 53.5 48.3
Oct 53.3 49.1 44.8
Nov 47.2 43.9 40.5
Dec 41.9 38.6 35.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.8 4.4 2.8
Feb 6.7 4.3 2.1
Mar 8.2 5.8 3.1
Apr 12.2 9.1 4.9
May 15.4 12.3 8
Jun 16.8 14 10.4
Jul 17.1 14.8 11.9
Aug 16.8 14.4 11.4
Sep 14.4 11.9 9.1
Oct 11.8 9.5 7.1
Nov 8.4 6.6 4.7
Dec 5.5 3.7 1.8




Humidity and Wind

Oban has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (61.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (85.1%).

Wind in Oban is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is November, followed by March and January. November’s average wind speed of around 2.6 knots (3 MPH or 4.9 KPH) is considered “light air.” 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 10.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2.1 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Mar 2.2 Barely noticeable 6.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 1.2 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
May 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Jul 1.3 Barely noticeable 4.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 1 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Sep 0.9 Still 4.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 0.8 Still 3.8 Barely noticeable
Nov 2.6 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 1.1 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 85%
Feb 80.5%
Mar 74.2%
Apr 66.3%
May 61.8%
Jun 69.3%
Jul 72.8%
Aug 78.7%
Sep 81.4%
Oct 81.7%
Nov 78.8%
Dec 85.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Oban?

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 Oban, 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 Oban 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 Oban Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 62.1°F (16.7°C) and 44.4°F (6.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. 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. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Oban, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 60.3°F (15.7°C) and 40.4°F (4.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. 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 Oban to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.9°F (8.3°C) and 40.5°F (4.7°C). These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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