When is the best time to go to United Kingdom?

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

  • In United Kingdom, the weather is good across more than 44% of the territory for: June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to England are May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in England are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are June and July
  • England is the city with the best climate, with good weather 6 months a year

Annual weather in United Kingdom

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in United Kingdom for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 38°F to 47°F
4 to 7 days*
February 38°F to 49°F
4 to 8 days*
March 40°F to 52°F
2 to 6 days*
April 41°F to 59°F
2 to 5 days*
May 49°F to 65°F
4 to 7 days*
June 54°F to 70°F
3 to 8 days*
July 56°F to 74°F
3 to 9 days*
August 54°F to 74°F
4 to 10 days*
September 50°F to 68°F
3 to 6 days*
October 49°F to 61°F
4 to 8 days*
November 43°F to 52°F
5 to 7 days*
December 40°F to 49°F
5 to 7 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to United Kingdom by cities

Chargement en cours


The best months to go to England are may, june, july, august, september and october.

North Ireland

North Ireland

The best months to go to Northern Ireland are may, june, july, august, september and october.



The best months to go to Scotland are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Temperatures and rainfall in United Kingdom

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of United Kingdom and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of England, North Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Where to go in United Kingdom?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
North Ireland45°F47°F49°F54°F58°F63°F65°F65°F61°F56°F50°F47°F


good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather

About United Kingdom

What can I do in United Kingdom?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for United Kingdom reliable?

Climate data for United Kingdom has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for United Kingdom allows us to determine the average for each month in England, North Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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