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Best time to visit Isle of Man, UK

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The best time to visit Isle of Man is May-July

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Isle of Man? Look no further! May-July is the best time to go to Isle of Man due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

The warmest month of the year in Isle of Man is July, where the average temperature gets to around 16℃ (61℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 19℃ (66℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 0℃ (33℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Isle of Man, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around May. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Isle of Man in August – It’s the wettest month of the year.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Isle of Man, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

May

Isle of Man seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Isle of Man as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Isle of Man is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Isle of Man

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Isle of Man for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Isle of Man climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Isle of Man for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Isle of Man in January

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 92%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 20 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Isle of Man in February

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 90%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 84mm (3") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Isle of Man in March

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 20 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Isle of Man in April

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 20 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Isle of Man in May

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Isle of Man in June

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 24 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Isle of Man in July

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 92mm (4") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in July, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Isle of Man in August

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 91%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 93mm (4") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in August, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Isle of Man in September

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 91%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 22 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Isle of Man in October

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 91%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Isle of Man in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 92%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 19 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Isle of Man in December

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 92%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 90mm (4") over 21 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Isle of Man in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Isle of Man is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 16℃ (61℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Isle of Man is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Isle of Man is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Isle of Man, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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