When is the best time to go to Oban?

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

  • The best months in Oban are May, June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January, October, November and December

Annual weather in Oban

For full information about the climate and weather in Oban a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 40°F/43°F
February 40°F/43°F
March 40°F/47°F
April 43°F/50°F
May 49°F/56°F
June 54°F/59°F
July 56°F/61°F
August 54°F/61°F
September 52°F/59°F
October 49°F/54°F
November 43°F/49°F
December 40°F/45°F

Weather and climate in Oban

Oban enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Oban is 52°F (ranging from 43°F in january to 61°F in july). Annual rainfall is 105.2in, with a minimum of 5in in april and a maximum of 11.8in in october.
  • From january to april the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 50°F°C and it rains in april about 5in.
  • In may the climate is not good. The temperature rises to 56°F and it rains about 30% of the time in may.
  • Between the months of june and september the climate is not good, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 56°F and you can expect to have 8.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between october and november the climate is not good. In average, on the morning it is 45°F.
  • In december the climate is very bad. It is for example 45°F as maximum temperature in december and you can expect to have 11.7in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Oban

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Oban: 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 Oban

Find out when Oban 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 Oban

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

Figure: Visitor index for Oban month by month

Best time for low prices in Oban

Average prices of hotels in Oban month by month

Generally, November is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Oban. 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.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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