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Climate & Weather in United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom has a maritime climate that is mostly influenced by the Atlantic and its Gulf Stream as well as by latitude. The climate features warm summers, cool winters and a lot of precipitation all year round. The influence of the Atlantic also make the weather frequently changeable, but with relatively little temperatures variations betweens seasons.

The mildest and wettest areas are on the western coast and in the Northern Ireland. Eastern regions experience drier, cooler weather with greater temperature variations and less wind. The south and southeast regions are the warmest and northern regions are the coolest.

Weather Averages in United Kingdom


Belfast
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature
43°F
C
43°F
C
46°F
C
48°F
C
53°F
12°C
57°F
14°C
60°F
16°C
59°F
15°C
55°F
13°C
50°F
10°C
45°F
C
43°F
C
Average High Temperature
45°F
C
45°F
C
48°F
C
51°F
11°C
57°F
14°C
60°F
16°C
63°F
17°C
63°F
17°C
59°F
15°C
52°F
11°C
47°F
C
45°F
C
Average Low Temperature
40°F
C
41°F
C
43°F
C
44°F
C
49°F
C
53°F
12°C
56°F
13°C
55°F
13°C
52°F
11°C
47°F
C
42°F
C
41°F
C
Highest Recorded Temperature
57°F
14°C
55°F
13°C
59°F
15°C
64°F
18°C
73°F
23°C
77°F
25°C
77°F
25°C
79°F
26°C
72°F
22°C
63°F
17°C
59°F
15°C
55°F
13°C
Lowest Recorded Temperature
27°F
-3°C
25°F
-4°C
27°F
-3°C
32°F
C
36°F
C
43°F
C
46°F
C
45°F
C
39°F
C
30°F
-1°C
27°F
-3°C
27°F
-3°C
Average Number of Days With Precipitation
23
days
21
days
26
days
20
days
18
days
19
days
21
days
23
days
21
days
22
days
21
days
22
days

Cardiff
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature
41°F
C
40°F
C
44°F
C
47°F
C
52°F
11°C
57°F
14°C
61°F
16°C
61°F
16°C
57°F
14°C
52°F
11°C
46°F
C
43°F
C
Average High Temperature
44°F
C
44°F
C
48°F
C
53°F
12°C
59°F
15°C
64°F
18°C
68°F
20°C
68°F
20°C
63°F
17°C
56°F
13°C
50°F
10°C
47°F
C
Average Low Temperature
37°F
C
36°F
C
38°F
C
40°F
C
45°F
C
50°F
10°C
54°F
12°C
54°F
12°C
51°F
11°C
46°F
C
41°F
C
39°F
C
Highest Recorded Temperature
55°F
13°C
57°F
14°C
65°F
18°C
72°F
22°C
79°F
26°C
90°F
32°C
90°F
32°C
91°F
33°C
77°F
25°C
70°F
21°C
63°F
17°C
62°F
17°C
Lowest Recorded Temperature
15°F
-9°C
17°F
-8°C
20°F
-7°C
24°F
-4°C
31°F
-1°C
36°F
C
43°F
C
43°F
C
37°F
C
30°F
-1°C
23°F
-5°C
18°F
-8°C
Average Precipitation
4"
10cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
2"
5cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
4"
10cm
4"
10cm
4"
10cm

Edinburgh
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature
38°F
C
39°F
C
42°F
C
45°F
C
50°F
10°C
55°F
13°C
59°F
15°C
58°F
14°C
54°F
12°C
49°F
C
42°F
C
40°F
C
Average High Temperature
43°F
C
44°F
C
47°F
C
51°F
11°C
57°F
14°C
62°F
17°C
66°F
19°C
65°F
18°C
60°F
16°C
54°F
12°C
48°F
C
44°F
C
Average Low Temperature
33°F
C
34°F
C
36°F
C
38°F
C
43°F
C
48°F
C
51°F
11°C
51°F
11°C
47°F
C
42°F
C
37°F
C
35°F
C
Highest Recorded Temperature
56°F
13°C
57°F
14°C
61°F
16°C
72°F
22°C
82°F
28°C
84°F
29°C
81°F
27°C
88°F
31°C
75°F
24°C
72°F
22°C
61°F
16°C
58°F
14°C
Lowest Recorded Temperature
F
-17°C
F
-17°C
16°F
-9°C
24°F
-4°C
27°F
-3°C
33°F
C
32°F
C
37°F
C
29°F
-2°C
22°F
-6°C
14°F
-10°C
F
-15°C
Average Precipitation
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
2"
5cm
3"
8cm
2"
5cm

London
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature
39°F
C
39°F
C
43°F
C
46°F
C
52°F
11°C
58°F
14°C
62°F
17°C
62°F
17°C
57°F
14°C
51°F
11°C
44°F
C
42°F
C
Average High Temperature
44°F
C
45°F
C
49°F
C
54°F
12°C
61°F
16°C
66°F
19°C
71°F
22°C
71°F
22°C
65°F
18°C
58°F
14°C
50°F
10°C
46°F
C
Average Low Temperature
34°F
C
34°F
C
36°F
C
38°F
C
44°F
C
50°F
10°C
53°F
12°C
52°F
11°C
48°F
C
44°F
C
38°F
C
36°F
C
Highest Recorded Temperature
55°F
13°C
63°F
17°C
68°F
20°C
73°F
23°C
83°F
28°C
91°F
33°C
93°F
34°C
95°F
35°C
82°F
28°C
77°F
25°C
63°F
17°C
59°F
15°C
Lowest Recorded Temperature
F
-13°C
F
-14°C
19°F
-7°C
23°F
-5°C
26°F
-3°C
34°F
C
39°F
C
36°F
C
34°F
C
24°F
-4°C
18°F
-8°C
12°F
-11°C
Average Precipitation
3"
8cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm


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