The best times to visit Rothesay for ideal weather are

May 7th to September 16th

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



Other Rothesay Travel Info

Weather in Rothesay


Average temperatures in Rothesay vary somewhat. 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 more temperate than most — in the 63rd 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 Rothesay, 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 66.5°F (19.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.2°F (15.1°C) at night.

Rothesay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Rothesay 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.

Rothesay Perceived Temperature (F)


Rothesay Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Rothesay 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 45.7 43.9 41.9
Feb 46.5 43.8 41
Mar 47.4 44.4 41.4
Apr 54 50.3 46.6
May 59.5 55.6 51.5
Jun 61.4 58.2 55.1
Jul 62.9 60 57
Aug 61.9 59.2 56.6
Sep 58.6 55.7 53.1
Oct 55.8 53.1 50.8
Nov 50 47.8 45.5
Dec 45.9 44.4 42.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.6 6.6 5.5
Feb 8.1 6.6 5
Mar 8.6 6.9 5.2
Apr 12.2 10.2 8.1
May 15.3 13.1 10.8
Jun 16.3 14.6 12.8
Jul 17.2 15.6 13.9
Aug 16.6 15.1 13.7
Sep 14.8 13.2 11.7
Oct 13.2 11.7 10.4
Nov 10 8.8 7.5
Dec 7.7 6.9 5.8


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 Rothesay.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Rothesay has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (61.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (80.2%).

Wind in Rothesay is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and February. January’s average wind speed of around 9.7 knots (11.2 MPH or 18.1 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 21.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 9.7 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 9 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Apr 5 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 6.9 Significant breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.7 Light breeze 7.9 Significant breeze
Aug 4.6 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.2 Light breeze 7.6 Significant breeze
Oct 5.4 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.8 Light breeze 10 Significant breeze
Dec 6.2 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.3%
Feb 74.7%
Mar 69.3%
Apr 64.5%
May 61.1%
Jun 68.7%
Jul 73.2%
Aug 77.4%
Sep 76.7%
Oct 76.4%
Nov 80.2%
Dec 76%


Is it Safe to Travel to Rothesay?

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 Rothesay, 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 Rothesay 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 somewhat 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 Rothesay Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 61.6°F (16.4°C) and 46.2°F (7.9°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 Rothesay, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 59.7°F (15.4°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°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 Rothesay to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.9°F (9.4°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C). These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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