Map of London in United Kingdom

London Climate

London is the capital of United Kingdom. United Kingdom is part of the continent of Europe. The name of the region it is in is called London.

Best time to visit London

The best time to visit London is during months May, June, July, August, September and October when the average temperatures are perhaps a little cooler than preferred but still a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F. If you don't mind bringing a coat, you might also enjoy visiting London during January, February, March, April, November and December but average temperatures are fairly cool (between 0°C / 32.0°F and 10°C / 50.0°F).


The warmest time of year in London is in July when it is 18°C / 64.4°F on average, but could get up to 22.3°C / 72.1°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in London is in January when it is 4.8°C / 40.6°F on average, but could get down to 2.4°C / 40.6°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 6 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 6 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 0 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

London Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for London in London which resides in United Kingdom.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C4.85.057.059.312.8515.951817.6515.2512.057.755.8
Max Temperature in °C7.27.610.3131720.322.321.919.115.210.48.2
Min Temperature in °C2.42.53.85.68.711.613.713.411.48.95.13.4

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F40.641.144.748.755.160.764.463.859.553.746.042.4
Max Temperature in °F45.045.750.555.462.668.572.171.466.459.450.746.8
Min Temperature in °F36.336.538.842.147.752.956.756.152.548.041.238.1

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in London throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM533648475150485453575757
Total rainfall in Inches2.11.41.91.92.02.01.92.12.12.22.22.2
Total number of rainy days14.810.813.412.712.510.510.110.910.511.61413.2
Chances of rain47.7%38.6%43.2%42.3%40.3%35.0%32.6%35.2%35.0%37.4%46.7%42.6%

London Climate Graph

Below is a climate graph for London, United Kingdom. It shows the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres for each month.

London Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is a climate graph for London, United Kingdom with the average temperatures throughout the year in Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches for each month.

London Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches