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Average climate of United Kingdom

The climate of United Kingdom has an average yearly temperature of 13°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 6°C and rise to 18°C.

Annually, about 1533 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in United Kingdom. Additionally, about 40 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit United Kingdom is June. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit United Kingdom.

Temperature 6 to 18°C
Rain 1533 mm
Snow 40 cm
The climate of United Kingdom
  • Average yearly temperature: 13°C
  • Highest temperature: 18°C in June, July and August
  • Lowest temperature: 6°C in January
  • Precipitation: 1533 mm per year, averaging 128 mm per month
  • Driest months: 56 mm in April, 88 mm in May and 89 mm in June
  • Wettest months: 183 mm in December, 177 mm in January and 160 mm in February
  • Snowfall: 40 cm per year

Climate table United Kingdom

The climate table for United Kingdom shows the average temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 6 7 9 11 14 18 18 18 16 12 9 7
Nighttime temperature (°C) 2 2 2 3 6 9 11 11 9 6 4 2
Precipitation (mm) 177 160 151 56 88 89 106 126 107 155 135 183
Snowfall (cm) 15 11 4,5 1,7 0,4 0 0 0 0 0 1,7 4,8
UV Index 1 2 4 5 6 6 6 5 4 3 1 1
Best month No No No No No Yes No No No No No No

Temperature per month in United Kingdom

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in United Kingdom

Temperature per month in United Kingdom

Precipitation per month in United Kingdom

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in United Kingdom.

Precipitation per month in United Kingdom

Snowfall per month in United Kingdom

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters per month in United Kingdom.

Snowfall per month in United Kingdom

UV index per month in United Kingdom

This graph shows the average UV index per month in United Kingdom.

UV index per month in United Kingdom

Yearly temperature in United Kingdom

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in United Kingdom, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in United Kingdom

Yearly total precipitation in United Kingdom

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in United Kingdom.

Precipitation per year in United Kingdom

Yearly snowfall in United Kingdom

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in United Kingdom, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in United Kingdom

Weather experiences in United Kingdom

The weather in United Kingdom is rated an average of 3 out of 5 stars by 8 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Good

A bit chilly and cold, but mostly sunny— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

A combination of moderate temperatures and light clouds with light showers. Be sure to bring an umbrella in addition to your protection from the sun!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor

Cold and humid, not ideal for outdoor events. Ideal for indoor activities, less so for outdoor events.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

Be prepared for unpredictable weather conditions and always bring an umbrella and extra gear.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor

The temperature was often below zero. Although the snow was beautiful, it made the roads unsafe. However, this does not diminish the festive atmosphere of the holidays.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

April weather in Britain was changeable. Generally quite chilly, but dry. Often cloudy and sometimes surprisingly bright, sunny days. Ideal for walks in town or in nature.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

July in Britain is changeable. One day it can be sunny and warm, the next it can be cloudy and rainy. Being prepared for anything is the best advice. The temperature is pleasant and varies between 15 and 25 degrees.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

It was sunny one day and raining the next. It was chilly, so a coat was always needed. Beautiful fall weather for a walk in nature.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in United Kingdom per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in United Kingdom and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of United Kingdom, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.