When is the best time to go to Wales?

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

  • In Wales, the weather is good across more than 62% of the territory for: July and August
  • The best months to go to Cardiff are June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Cardiff are June, July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, June, July, August, October, November and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Cardiff, Swansea, Barry, Buckley, Carmarthen, Llanelli and Porthcawl, with good weather at least 4 months a year

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

January 40°F to 49°F
53%
February 40°F to 47°F
44%
March 43°F to 49°F
39%
April 47°F to 52°F
38%
May 52°F to 56°F
43%
June 58°F to 61°F
43%
July 59°F to 65°F
48%
August 59°F to 63°F
50%
September 56°F to 61°F
41%
October 50°F to 59°F
46%
November 45°F to 54°F
51%
December 41°F to 52°F
55%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Wales by cities

Cardiff

Best time to go to Cardiff

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

Brecon Beacons (National Park)

Best time to go to Brecon Beacons (National Park)

The best months to go to Brecon Beacons (National Park) are may, june, july and september.

Conwy

Best time to go to Conwy

The best months to go to Conwy are july and august.

Holyhead

Best time to go to Holyhead

The best months to go to Holyhead are july and august.

Pembrokeshire

Best time to go to Pembrokeshire

The best months to go to Pembrokeshire are july, august and september.

Snowdonia National Park

Best time to go to Snowdonia National Park

The best months to go to Snowdonia National Park are june, july, august and september.

Other cities and places in Wales

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Climate and Weather in Wales

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Wales: Pays de Galles, Pembroke


Temperatures and rainfall in Wales

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Wales and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Cardiff, Brecon Beacons (National Park), Conwy, Holyhead and Pembrokeshire, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Wales?

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.
Cardiff47°F49°F52°F56°F61°F65°F68°F68°F65°F59°F54°F49°F
Brecon Beacons (National Park)43°F45°F49°F54°F58°F63°F67°F65°F61°F56°F49°F45°F
Conwy47°F47°F49°F54°F58°F63°F67°F65°F63°F58°F52°F50°F
Holyhead49°F49°F50°F52°F56°F61°F65°F65°F63°F59°F54°F52°F
Pembrokeshire50°F49°F50°F54°F58°F63°F67°F65°F65°F61°F56°F52°F
Snowdonia National Park45°F45°F47°F52°F56°F61°F63°F63°F61°F56°F50°F47°F
Swansea49°F49°F52°F56°F59°F65°F68°F67°F65°F59°F54°F52°F
Aberystwyth47°F47°F50°F54°F59°F63°F67°F65°F63°F59°F52°F50°F
Amlwch49°F47°F49°F52°F56°F61°F65°F65°F63°F59°F54°F50°F
Barmouth45°F45°F49°F54°F59°F63°F67°F65°F63°F58°F50°F47°F
Barry47°F49°F52°F56°F61°F67°F68°F68°F65°F59°F52°F49°F
Buckley45°F47°F50°F56°F59°F65°F68°F67°F65°F58°F50°F47°F
Carmarthen47°F49°F50°F56°F59°F65°F67°F67°F65°F59°F54°F50°F
Fishguard49°F49°F50°F54°F58°F63°F65°F65°F63°F59°F54°F52°F
Haverfordwest50°F49°F50°F54°F58°F63°F67°F65°F63°F59°F56°F52°F
Llandrindod Wells43°F45°F49°F54°F59°F63°F67°F65°F61°F56°F49°F45°F
Llandudno47°F47°F49°F54°F58°F63°F67°F65°F63°F58°F52°F49°F
Llanelli49°F49°F50°F56°F59°F65°F67°F67°F65°F59°F54°F50°F
Merthyr Tydfil45°F45°F50°F54°F59°F65°F67°F67°F63°F58°F50°F47°F
Newtown43°F43°F49°F54°F58°F63°F65°F65°F61°F56°F49°F45°F

Legend:

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather



Map of Wales

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What can I do in Wales?

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Is this weather information for Wales reliable?

Climate data for Wales has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Wales allows us to determine the average for each month in Cardiff, Brecon Beacons (National Park), Conwy, Holyhead, Pembrokeshire, Snowdonia National Park, Swansea, Aberystwyth, and 13 other cities.

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

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