Information & Facts
The Isle of Mull sees a mild climate with warmer weather than
mainland Scotland due to the prevailing west wind which sweets
across the warm Gulf Stream. Sudden rain showers are common during
the summer months but these are mostly short-lived. Winters are
cold and wet on the Isle of Mull and travellers should be sure to
pack waterproof gear and 'wellies' if visiting between November and
March. January and February are the coldest months, averaging 41F
(5C) while the summer sees average temperatures of 66F (19C) during
its warmest months of July and August.
English is the official language, though visitors will be
astonished by the variety of regional accents.
The currency is the pound (GBP), which is divided into 100
pence. ATMs are available in all towns and Visa, MasterCard and
American Express are widely accepted; visitors with other cards
should check with their credit card companies in advance. Foreign
currency can be exchanged at bureaux de change and large hotels,
however better exchange rates are likely to be found at banks.
Travellers cheques are accepted in all areas frequented by
tourists; they are best taken in Pounds Sterling to avoid
Local time in the United Kingdom is GMT (GMT +1 from last
Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).