Islay Climate & Weather
Islay Climate and Weather
Islay experiences a much milder climate to that of mainland Scotland due to the warming influence of the Gulf Stream. Snow and frosts are rare, though during the winter months, gales sweep in off the cold North Atlantic causing travel disruptions with frequent ferry and air link delays. The best time of year to visit Islay is during the summer months when the temperature is warm, mild and pleasant from May to September. The driest, most pleasant weather is often from May to July.
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