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Kintail weather in April (Highland, Scotland)

What can you expect from the weather in Kintail during April? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In April, Kintail typically experiences low temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 11°C, while nights can cool down to about 3°C.

Precipitation

Kintail in April usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 137 mm for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Rain is expected on roughly 19 days.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 140 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, April may not be the ideal month to visit Kintail. May, June, July and August typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Kintail climate page with graphs.

 

Kintail, monthly averages in April

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 3°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 11°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 64%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 137 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 19 days  
SunshineSunshine 140 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Portree, the United Kingdom (49 KM, 30 Miles).

Where to go in Scotland in April

Find out more about the weather in Scotland and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
5/10

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