When is the best time to go to Manchester?

When is the best time to go to Manchester? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months in Manchester are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are June, July, August, October and November

Annual weather in Manchester

Infographic of the best times to visit Manchester
Infographic of the best times to visit Manchester ©whereandwhen.net

Weather details in Manchester month by month

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Manchester for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Weather and climate in Manchester

Manchester enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Manchester is 56°F (ranging from 43°F in january to 68°F in july). Annual rainfall is 46.9in, with a minimum of 2.5in in april and a maximum of 5.2in in july.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is very bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 45°F and it rains in march about 3.4in.
  • Between the months of april and october the climate is not good, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 49°F and it rains about 4.2in each month.
  • In the month of november the climate is not good. By early evening, the temperature averages 45°F and, in november, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of december the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 45°F°C and it rains about 20% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Manchester

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Manchester: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Manchester

Find out when Manchester has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Manchester

  • Very low season in Manchester
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and March.
  • High season in Manchester
    The number of visitors to Manchester is high in: April, May, June, August, September, October and November.
  • Peak season in Manchester
    The largest number of tourists visiting Manchester is during: July and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Manchester month by month

Best time for low prices in Manchester

Average prices of hotels in Manchester month by month

Generally, February is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Manchester. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, June is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Manchester

A return flight between London and Manchester is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 91 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 36 more for your airline ticket to Manchester if you go in april.

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Average price of hiring a car in Manchester

On average, it costs $ 47 per day to hire a car in Manchester. This price varies by $ 12 depending on the month. In november, hiring a car costs an average of $ 40 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 52.

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