Eigg
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Eigg

The best time to visit the island of on Eigg in Scotland is from May until October, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in on Eigg is 15°C in July and the lowest is 7°C in January.

Eigg has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in on Eigg or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Eigg by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 7 7 8 9 12 14 15 15 14 12 9 8
Precipitation (mm) 67 54 50 29 34 29 44 51 44 80 76 71



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14 day weather forecast Eigg

The weather for Eigg will be 11° till 6° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Friday
28 january
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11°C
8°C
2.8 mm
60%
11 Bft
ZW
0 cm
1
Saturday
29 january
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11°C
7°C
2.4 mm
55%
13 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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7°C
2°C
26.2 mm
100%
7 Bft
ZW
33.3 cm
1
Monday
31 january
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9°C
6°C
12.5 mm
85%
11 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Tuesday
1 february
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10°C
8°C
4.4 mm
70%
14 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Wednesday
2 february
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10°C
8°C
4.8 mm
70%
10 Bft
WZW
0 cm
1
Thursday
3 february
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9°C
4°C
11.9 mm
85%
14 Bft
WZW
0 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Friday
4 february
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6°C
4°C
7.7 mm
80%
14 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1
Saturday
5 february
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6°C
4°C
0.8 mm
30%
7 Bft
Z
0 cm
1
Sunday
6 february
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9°C
5°C
5.5 mm
75%
9 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Monday
7 february
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7°C
1°C
23.0 mm
90%
18 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Tuesday
8 february
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5°C
2°C
8.9 mm
80%
13 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Wednesday
9 february
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6°C
2°C
12.1 mm
85%
10 Bft
NW
0 cm
1
Thursday
10 february
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6°C
4°C
7.6 mm
80%
8 Bft
NW
0 cm
1

Climate Eigg

The island Eigg has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Eigg is 11° degrees and there is about 630 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 111 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Eigg

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 7 7 8 9 12 14 15 15 14 12 9 8
Night temp. (°C) 5 5 5 7 9 11 12 12 12 10 7 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 67 54 50 29 34 29 44 51 44 80 76 71
Days with rain 20 16 19 15 16 16 18 22 19 20 19 22
Days with snow 2 2 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 9 10 11 15 15 14 13 9 11 11 11 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 4 5 8 7 9 8 7 6 4 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 5 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 4 5
UV-index 2 2 3 3 3 4 3 4 4 3 2 2

Eigg weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Eigg? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Eigg?

Eigg is an island belonging to Scotland. It lies in a straight line at 10,360 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Eigg are:

  • Latitude: 56.8936761
  • Longitude: -6.1533075

The GPS coordinates are 56° 53' N, 6° 9' W

How long is the flight to Eigg?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Eigg is approximately 13 hours.

What is the currency of Eigg?

On Eigg the Pound sterling (GBP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 January 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.049 Pound sterling
  • 1 Pound sterling = 20.45 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 4.89 Pound sterling
  • 100 Pound sterling = 2,045.11 South African rand

What is the area code of Eigg?

The area code to call Eigg is +44.