When is the best time to go to Inverness?

When is the best time to go to Inverness? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best month for good weather in Inverness is August
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are July and August

Annual weather in Inverness

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Weather details in Inverness month by month

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Inverness for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

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Weather and climate in Inverness

Inverness enjoys a subpolar oceanic climate (with cool summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Inverness is 52°F (ranging from 41°F in january to 65°F in july). Annual rainfall is 26.9in, with a minimum of 1.5in in april and a maximum of 3.1in in july.
  • From january to april the climate is very unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 68°F.
  • Between the months of may and july the climate is correct. The temperature rises to 65°F.
  • In august the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 59°F and it rains about 3.1in each month.
  • In the month of september the climate is not good, but still OK. The temperature rises to 61°F and it rains about 11% of the time in september.
  • In october the climate is unfavorable. The temperature rises to 54°F and it rains about 10% of the time in october.
  • Between november and december the climate is very bad. At lunchtime, it's 41°F in average and you can expect to have 2in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Inverness

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Inverness: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Inverness

Find out when Inverness has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Inverness

  • Very low season in Inverness
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March and November.
  • Low season in Inverness
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April and December.
  • High season in Inverness
    The number of visitors to Inverness is high in: May, June, September and October.
  • Peak season in Inverness
    The largest number of tourists visiting Inverness is during: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Inverness month by month

Best time for low prices in Inverness

Average prices of hotels in Inverness month by month

Generally, February is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Inverness. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, August is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Inverness

A return flight between London and Inverness is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 64 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 48 more for your airline ticket to Inverness if you go in july.

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Average price of hiring a car in Inverness

On average, it costs $ 58 per day to hire a car in Inverness. This price varies by $ 22 depending on the month. In november, hiring a car costs an average of $ 48 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 70.

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