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 38% of the territory for: June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to England are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in England are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • England is the city with the best climate, with good weather 5 months a year

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 40°F to 43°F
24%
February 40°F to 45°F
25%
March 43°F to 47°F
21%
April 47°F to 52°F
20%
May 52°F to 58°F
23%
June 56°F to 63°F
33%
July 59°F to 67°F
34%
August 58°F to 67°F
33%
September 56°F to 61°F
22%
October 50°F to 56°F
26%
November 45°F to 49°F
28%
December 40°F to 45°F
25%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to United Kingdom by cities

England

Best time to go to England

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

North Ireland

Best time to go to Northern Ireland

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

Scotland

Best time to go to Scotland

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



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.
England45°F47°F52°F59°F63°F68°F74°F72°F68°F59°F52°F47°F
North Ireland45°F47°F49°F52°F58°F61°F63°F63°F61°F56°F50°F47°F
Scotland43°F43°F47°F52°F58°F61°F65°F63°F59°F54°F49°F43°F
Wales47°F47°F50°F56°F59°F65°F68°F67°F65°F59°F52°F49°F

Legend:

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather


Map of United Kingdom

Click over cities for information about the weather.

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Legend: cities in United Kingdom

About United Kingdom

What can I do in United Kingdom?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


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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