Does it rain a lot in Inverness?

Does it rain a lot in Inverness?

What few people realise is that Inverness is actually one of the driest areas of Scotland with just under 900 mm of rain average per year. October, November and December are the wettest months, and February and April are the driest.

Does Inverness have snow?

There can be snow in the hills from end of October although this can often be interspersed with periods of milder weather. In the middle of winter in Inverness the temperature often hovers around 0 c/32 F in the evening, although it can occasionally get much colder.

Does it snow in Inverness in February?

Snowfall. January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Inverness. February is the month with the most snowfall in Inverness. Snow falls for 4.5 days and accumulates 42mm (1.65″) of snow.

Does it snow in Inverness in March?

Over the course of March in Inverness, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 23% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 2% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.

Are there midges in Inverness?

In the Inverness and Loch Ness area, most places by the coast and along Loch Ness are pretty much midge free, but in other places like Glen Affric you are more likely to encounter them.

Where is the snowiest place in Scotland?

Where to find snow in Scotland

  • The Cairngorms National Park is the snowiest location in the UK, and is also the country’s leading destination for snow sports.
  • Discover the Cairngorms.

What is the sunniest place in Scotland?

Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city, with an average of 1,523 hours of sunshine per year.

What is the warmest place in Scotland?

In general, the western coastal areas of Scotland are warmer than the east and inland areas, due to the influence of the Atlantic currents, and the colder surface temperatures of the North Sea. The highest official temperature recorded was 32.9 °C (91.2 °F) at Greycrook, on 9 August 2003.