Best time to visit, weather and climate Wales

Best time to visit Wales

The best time to visit Wales is from may until september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Wales is 19°C in july and the lowest is 7°C in january.

The average climate figure for Wales is an 6,6. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Wales has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Wales or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Wales per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
7°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 15°C 17°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 14°C 11°C 9°C
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Climate Wales

Wales has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Wales is 13° degrees and there is about 153 mm 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.


Climate Wales

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 7°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 15°C 17°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 14°C 11°C 9°C
Night 4°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 11°C 10°C 7°C 5°C
Precip 12
mm
12
mm
12
mm
5
mm
15
mm
10
mm
10
mm
15
mm
8
mm
15
mm
20
mm
19
mm
Rain
days
10 7 9 8 9 8 10 11 9 9 12 12
Snow
days
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dry
days
20 20 22 22 22 22 21 20 21 22 18 18
Sun hours
per day
4 4 6 8 8 8 8 8 7 5 4 4
Wind force
in 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
 


Climate Wales january

On average, it is maximum 7° in january in Wales and at least around 4° degrees. In january there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in Wales and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Climate Wales february

On average, it is maximum 8° in february in Wales and at least around 4° degrees. In february there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in Wales and on average, it snows 1 day in february.

Climate Wales march

On average, it is maximum 10° in march in Wales and at least around 4° degrees. In march there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Wales.

Climate Wales april

On average, it is maximum 12° in april in Wales and at least around 6° degrees. In april there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Wales.

Climate Wales may

On average, it is maximum 15° in may in Wales and at least around 8° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Wales.

Climate Wales june

On average, it is maximum 17° in june in Wales and at least around 11° degrees. In june there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Wales.

Climate Wales july

On average, it is maximum 19° in july in Wales and at least around 13° degrees. In july there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Wales.

Climate Wales august

On average, it is maximum 18° in august in Wales and at least around 13° degrees. In august there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Wales.

Climate Wales september

On average, it is maximum 17° in september in Wales and at least around 11° degrees. In september there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Wales.

Climate Wales october

On average, it is maximum 14° in october in Wales and at least around 10° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Wales.

Climate Wales november

On average, it is maximum 11° in november in Wales and at least around 7° degrees. In november there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Wales.

Climate Wales december

On average, it is maximum 9° in december in Wales and at least around 5° degrees. In december there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Wales and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Wales

The weather for Cardiff in Wales will be 17° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Wales is based on the weather in Cardiff.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
28 Sep
Bewolkt 16°C 4°C 0.1 mm 20% 1m/s 2
Tu
29 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 17°C 9°C 0.1 mm 20% 1m/s 3
We
30 Sep
Zware Regen 15°C 10°C 16 mm 95% 3m/s 2
Th
1 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 13°C 5°C 2.4 mm 70% 3m/s 4
Fr
2 Oct
Regen 12°C 7°C 15 mm 95% 3m/s 2
Sa
3 Oct
Zware Regen 15°C 9°C 24 mm 95% 10m/s 1
Su
4 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 15°C 10°C 0.6 mm 35% 8m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
5 Oct
Bewolkt 15°C 9°C 0.6 mm 35% 5m/s 2
Tu
6 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 14°C 6°C 1.7 mm 65% 4m/s 3
We
7 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 14°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 3
Th
8 Oct
Bewolkt 15°C 12°C 1.9 mm 65% 5m/s 0
Fr
9 Oct
Lichte regenbuien 16°C 14°C 4.3 mm 80% 7m/s 0
Sa
10 Oct
Bewolkt 16°C 7°C 0.2 mm 15% 6m/s 0
Su
11 Oct
Licht bewolkt 11°C 4°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 0

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Hotels and apartments in Wales

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Flight tickets to Wales

You can fly to Wales at these well-known airports:

  • London Gatwick Airport
    London
  • London City Airport
    London
  • London Heathrow Airport
    London
  • Birmingham International Airport
    Birmingham
  • Manchester Airport
    Manchester
  • Leeds Bradford Airport
    Leeds
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport
    Glasgow
  • Newcastle Airport
    Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Nottingham Airport
    Nottingham
  • East Midlands Airport
    Nottingham

If you want to fly to an island of Wales you can go to:

  • St. Mary's Airport
    St Mary's

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About Wales

Wales is in the continental part Europe and the capital is Cardiff. The total surface is 20.761 km² and the population consists of 3.063.456 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 12x smaller than United States. If you want to call Wales you have to use +44 or 0044 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +445012457809 or 00445012457809.

Wales is in a straight line at 258 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 0 hours5. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 250 km from London to the capital city Cardiff and you are about 3 hours on your way without stops and delay..

Currency Wales

In Wales the Pound sterling is used to pay.

Exchange rate Pound sterling (GBP) 28 september 2020

1 Pound sterling = 1,28 United States dollar
100 Pound sterling = 127,66 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,78 Pound sterling
100 United States dollar = 78,34 Pound sterling

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Time difference Wales

In Wales it is now 10:27 o’clock in the morning on monday 28 september 2020. That is 5 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Wales is Europe/London and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Wales

No recommended vaccinations are required for Wales.