United Kingdom
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Best time to visit United Kingdom

To go to United Kingdom, the best time to visit is June through September. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In United Kingdom, July is the warmest month with 72°F and the most cold month is 44°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in United Kingdom per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate South United Kingdom by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 44 45 51 57 62 67 72 71 66 59 51 46
Precipitation (inch) 8 9 8 7 9 12 11 11 6 7 10 12

Weather data from: London

Climate North United Kingdom by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 41 42 46 51 55 60 63 62 59 53 46 42
Water temperature (°F) 48 47 46 49 52 58 62 61 59 58 55 52
Precipitation (inch) 11 11 13 9 11 15 18 18 9 13 13 12

Weather data from: Edinburgh

Climate West United Kingdom by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 44 45 47 51 56 61 63 62 59 55 49 45
Water temperature (°F) 50 48 48 50 52 57 60 59 59 58 56 53
Precipitation (inch) 17 15 17 12 13 17 17 19 13 19 22 19

Weather data from: Belfast

Climate Southwest United Kingdom by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 45 46 50 54 58 63 66 65 63 58 51 47
Water temperature (°F) 52 50 49 52 55 59 63 63 64 62 59 55
Precipitation (inch) 5 5 5 2 6 4 4 6 3 6 8 7

Weather data from: Cardiff




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United Kingdom weather

The weather for United Kingdom over the next 14 days will be 45°F till 57° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

5-day weather forecast United Kingdom

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Tuesday
4 october
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57°F
52°F
4.9 in
8 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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54°F
45°F
8.0 in
8 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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54°F
45°F
1.0 in
10 m/s
Friday
7 october
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50°F
45°F
3.4 in
10 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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52°F
45°F
0.2 in
7 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for United Kingdom


Climate United Kingdom

Click on a region of United Kingdom to view the climate:

South United Kingdom (London)

South United Kingdom has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for South United Kingdom is 28° degrees and there is about 111 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 162 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 44 45 51 57 62 67 72 71 66 59 51 46
Night temp. (°F) 35 36 38 41 46 51 56 56 52 48 42 38
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 8 9 8 7 9 12 11 11 6 7 10 12
Days with rain 13 11 12 14 16 15 16 14 11 11 12 12
Days with snow 2 3 1 - - - - - - - - 2
Dry days 16 14 18 16 15 15 15 17 19 20 18 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 5 8 7 7 8 8 7 5 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 2 3 4 5 5 4 4 3 2 2

Weather data from: London

North United Kingdom (Edinburgh)

North United Kingdom has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for North United Kingdom is 22° degrees and there is about 153 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 128 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 41 42 46 51 55 60 63 62 59 53 46 42
Night temp. (°F) 35 35 37 39 43 47 51 51 48 45 39 36
Water temp. (°F) 48 47 46 49 52 58 62 61 59 58 55 52
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 11 11 13 9 11 15 18 18 9 13 13 12
Days with rain 16 12 15 14 18 20 21 21 14 16 15 15
Days with snow 2 2 2 - - - - - - - 1 2
Dry days 13 14 14 16 13 10 10 10 16 15 14 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 5 7 7 8 7 7 6 4 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 2

Weather data from: Edinburgh

West United Kingdom (Belfast)

West United Kingdom has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for West United Kingdom is 24° degrees and there is about 200 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 105 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 44 45 47 51 56 61 63 62 59 55 49 45
Night temp. (°F) 38 37 38 41 45 49 52 52 50 47 43 39
Water temp. (°F) 50 48 48 50 52 57 60 59 59 58 56 53
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 17 15 17 12 13 17 17 19 13 19 22 19
Days with rain 18 16 17 16 17 18 20 23 16 17 18 16
Days with snow 3 2 1 - - - - - - - 1 1
Dry days 10 10 13 14 14 12 11 8 14 14 11 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 5 7 7 8 7 7 6 4 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4
UV-index 2 2 2 3 4 4 3 4 3 3 2 2

Weather data from: Belfast

Southwest United Kingdom (Cardiff)

Southwest United Kingdom has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Southwest United Kingdom is 26° degrees and there is about 60 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 207 days a year with an average humidity of 84% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 45 46 50 54 58 63 66 65 63 58 51 47
Night temp. (°F) 39 39 40 42 47 52 55 56 53 50 45 42
Water temp. (°F) 52 50 49 52 55 59 63 63 64 62 59 55
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 5 5 5 2 6 4 4 6 3 6 8 7
Days with rain 10 7 9 8 9 8 10 11 9 9 12 12
Days with snow 1 1 - - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 20 20 22 22 22 22 21 20 21 22 18 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 6 8 8 8 8 8 7 5 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4
UV-index 2 2 2 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 2 2

Weather data from: Cardiff

United Kingdom weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is United Kingdom?

United Kingdom lies in a straight line about 3,258 miles from United States (New York → United Kingdom). By car the distance is 0 miles. The total travel time is 0 minutes.

How long is the flight to United Kingdom?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to United Kingdom is approximately 11 h. 30 min.

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What are the largest airports in United Kingdom?

These are the largest airports in United Kingdom:

  • London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London
  • London City Airport (LCY) in London
  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London
  • Birmingham International Airport (BHX) in Birmingham
  • Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester
  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in Leeds
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK) in Glasgow
  • Newcastle Airport (NCL) in Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Nottingham Airport (NQT) in Nottingham
  • East Midlands Airport (EMA) in Nottingham

Airports on the well-known islands of United Kingdom:

  • St Mary's
    St. Mary's Airport (ISC) in Hugh Town

How many inhabitants does United Kingdom have?

United Kingdom has 66,040,229 inhabitants.

How big is United Kingdom?

The surface area of United Kingdom is 151,379 mi². It is slightly smaller than United States.

What is the currency of United Kingdom?

In United Kingdom, the Pound sterling (GBP) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 4 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 0.75 Pound sterling
  • 1 Pound sterling = 1.33 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 75.44 Pound sterling
  • 100 Pound sterling = 132.55 US dollar

What is the area code of United Kingdom?

The area code to call United Kingdom is +44.