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London Weather in January: January is the coldest month of the year for London. The new year brings with it a chilly low temperature average of 41°F (5°C) and cool high temperature averages of 48°F (9°C).
February sees both the average high and average low temperatures remain the same. The cold temperatures are matched by a low daily average of sunshine of 4 hours per day.
In March, the average high temperature increases by a sizeable margin to 54°F (12°C). The average low temperature also increases by a few degrees to 43°F (6°C). Meanwhile, the precipitation average is 35 mm making March the driest month of the year in London.
April’s climate warms further for spring time in London. The low temperature and high temperatures are 45°F (7°C) and 59°F (15°C) respectively.
London Weather in May: Temperatures remain mild in May despite increasing quite a handful to 50°F (10°C) for an average low temperature and 64°F (18°C) for an average high temperature. Expected rainfall is May is 50 mm.
In June, vacationers can expect nice and sunny days with 8 hours of daily average sunshine. The high temperature climbs to 70°F (21°C) while the low temperature increases by 5 degrees to 55°F (13°C).
July is the hottest month of the year in London with an average high temperature of 73°F (23°C). The average low temperature is 59°F (15°C).
In August, the high and low temperatures remain exactly the same thus tying with July as the hottest month of the year.
London Weather in September: Fall descends on London in September bringing with it about 49 mm of light rain showers. The average high temperature decreases to 68°F (20°C) while the average low temperature drops a few degrees to 55°F (13°C).
October receives the most rainfall of the year with an average precipitation rate of 71 mm. The high temperature averages and low temperature averages range between 61°F (16°C) and 50°F (10°C).
In November, the days seem quite short with only 3 hours for the daily sunshine average. The average high temperature decreases to 54°F (12°C). Meanwhile, the average low temperature drops by 5 degrees to 45°F (7°C).
December sees another drop in the climate with the high temperature average and the low temperature average at 48°F (9°C) and 41°F (5°C) respectively. Precipitation rates average at 53 mm.
London in a magical city to visit no matter what time in the year, but just like any city there are certain aspects that stand out depending on your time of visit. For the travelers who are sensitive to weather, the best time to visit is during spring months of March to May when the temperatures are mild. The best time to explore the royal parks and blossoming gardens is in April when spring is at its peak. For some of the best historical events in London, the best time to visit is during November to catch the Lord Mayor’s Show and Guy Fawkes Night. Lovers of cold weather will thrive in London between December to February when the snow blankets the city and the skyline sparked with festive, twinkling lights.