The Scottish Midge Forecast

The Scottish Midge Forecast just ended its eleventh year of helping you plan your outdoor activities throughout the season. We'll be back in spring to help you get the most out of the Scottish outdoors.

Using a set of algorithms relating midge activity to a variety of environmental and seasonal factors, the forecast is supported by live catch data from a network midge traps operated by brave volunteers across the country.

The forecast is supported by Scotland's exciting new repellent, Smidge, providing immediate, powerful and waterproof protection for up to 8 hours.