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Seasons in London
London is a great city to visit all year round, the city experiences the 4 traditional seasons and each one brings the city to life in a new and different way. The climate is London is typically mild and extreme weather conditions and storms are very rare.
Learn a little more about the weather during your planned trip to the city…
Springtime in London (March to May)
London comes alive during the spring as temperatures rise to 12C to 18C on average but days can often feel much warmer when the city is basked in sunshine. Spring showers aren’t uncommon during March and April so you should remember a water-proof jacket and umbrella.
Summertime in London (June to August)
The summer is the most popular time of year for visitors to London. It is the warmest and driest time of year with temperatures ranging from 20C to 23C on average. The longest days are found during the Summer when London can be light from 6am through to 9pm.
It is recommended you pack protection from the sun during hot days, especially when sightseeing and spending long days outside.
Autumn in London (September to November)
The autumn time is still a popular time to visit London, as temperatures can still be fairly warm during September and October with the cooler weather hitting the city in November. With Auburn trees lining the streets and late summer sunshine, London can often be very picturesque during this time of the year.
Don’t forget the pack a jacket and warm jumper for those chillier days though.
Winter in London (December to February)
London can get fairly cold in the winter with temperatures dropping to 2C to 8C on an average day, although it’s not uncommon for them to drop below Zero. The winter also brings the shortest days of the year with daylight lasting until 4.30pm most days.
It can sometimes snow in London during the winter and the city can look stunning under a blanket of snow. Make sure you bring a warm coat, scarf and hat when visiting the city during these cold months.