SPRING – March, April, May:
Spring is a season of great variation in weather in Great Britain. One day may be warmer and sunny, while the next could be rainy and overcast. Tourism is light during this season, so if you can handle the weather it’s a great time to visit.
Plan to be prepared for anything with regard to your wardrobe: cute layers (think nice cardigans and shirts) and a dependable rain coat, just in case rains interrupt your day. Temperatures average around 45°F to 60°F (7°C to 15°C).
SUMMER – June, July, August:
Summers are delightfully mild in London. Rains can happen so it’s still best to plan accordingly. For the most part, summer travelers will enjoy easy conditions, which is why this is also the height of tourist season.
Summer in London is similar to spring in many parts of the US – you’ll want a light jacket and clothes that can keep you comfortable regardless of temperature. Bring lightweight pants or skirts and tops, and a scarf or pashmina or two. Temperatures average around 60°F to 75°F (15°C to 24°C).
FALL – September, October, November:
This is the rainiest part of the year in London. Tourists during this time of year will enjoy smaller crowds, but will need to pack for a wet trip! Umbrella, scarves, fashionable raincoat, and boots are a good idea. Temperatures average around 55°F to 65°F (12°C to 18°C).
WINTER – December, January, February:
Temperatures are milder here in the winter than in many parts of the world, and rain is also common in this season. Snow is not unheard of, so be sure to pack warm clothes such as: heavier waterproof coats, hats and gloves, and scarves if you’ll be traveling during this time! Temperatures average around 40°F to 50°F (4°C to 10°C).