The best times to visit Wick for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 2nd

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

 

 


Other Wick Travel Info

Weather in Wick

Temperature

Average temperatures in Wick 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 6th 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 Wick, 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 61.6°F (16.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.3°F (10.7°C) at night.

Wick Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Wick 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.

Wick Perceived Temperature (F)

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Wick Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Wick 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 43.3 39.3 34.7
Feb 44.6 39.7 34.6
Mar 47.1 41.4 35.7
Apr 50.8 44.5 38.5
May 53.5 47.4 41
Jun 57.4 51.6 45.8
Jul 60.9 55.1 49.6
Aug 60.9 55.3 49.8
Sep 58.5 52.9 47.3
Oct 53.6 48.7 43.2
Nov 48.3 43.9 38.7
Dec 43.8 39.2 33.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.3 4.1 1.5
Feb 7 4.3 1.4
Mar 8.4 5.2 2.1
Apr 10.4 6.9 3.6
May 11.9 8.6 5
Jun 14.1 10.9 7.7
Jul 16.1 12.8 9.8
Aug 16.1 12.9 9.9
Sep 14.7 11.6 8.5
Oct 12 9.3 6.2
Nov 9.1 6.6 3.7
Dec 6.6 4 1.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Wick are June, March, and then May. 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 early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

When can you find snow in Wick? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to late October. The best time to ski (if at all) in Wick is often around around October 22nd 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 Wick.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Wick (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 35% 2.6 3
Feb 27% 1 2.3
Mar 20% 8.9 1.9
Apr 21% 6.3 1.7
May 21% 0 2.1
Jun 18% 0 1.8
Jul 25% 0 2.5
Aug 30% 0 3.5
Sep 25% 0 2.4
Oct 30% 35 3.2
Nov 32% 21.4 3.2
Dec 29% 4.4 2.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 35 6.6 7.6
Feb 27 2.5 5.8
Mar 20 22.6 4.8
Apr 21 16 4.3
May 21 0 5.3
Jun 18 0 4.6
Jul 25 0 6.4
Aug 30 0 8.9
Sep 25 0 6.1
Oct 30 88.9 8.1
Nov 32 54.4 8.1
Dec 29 11.2 7.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Wick has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (76.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (83.6%).

Wind in Wick is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and March. January’s average wind speed of around 13.3 knots (15.4 MPH or 24.7 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 late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 25.8 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 13.3 Significant breeze 23.8 Very strong breeze
Feb 12.4 Significant breeze 21.4 Strong breeze
Mar 12.3 Significant breeze 21.7 Very strong breeze
Apr 10.4 Gentle breeze 18.2 Strong breeze
May 10 Gentle breeze 17 Very strong breeze
Jun 8.9 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Jul 8.5 Gentle breeze 15.1 Very strong breeze
Aug 9 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Sep 10 Gentle breeze 17.5 Very strong breeze
Oct 11.1 Significant breeze 19.3 Strong breeze
Nov 11.7 Significant breeze 21.3 Very strong breeze
Dec 12 Significant breeze 22.6 Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.5%
Feb 80.2%
Mar 76.8%
Apr 76.8%
May 77.3%
Jun 80.9%
Jul 83.3%
Aug 83.6%
Sep 81.8%
Oct 81.3%
Nov 81.8%
Dec 81.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Wick?

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 Wick, 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 Wick 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 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 Wick Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 56.6°F (13.7°C) and 46.3°F (7.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 6 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Wick, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 60°F (15.6°C) and 44.9°F (7.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 10 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 Wick to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.3°F (7.9°C) and 42.5°F (5.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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