Bala, Wales, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bala, Wales, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Bala, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bala, Wales, United Kingdom

Based on the climate and weather in Bala, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bala, Wales, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bala, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Bala, Wales, United Kingdom

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bala.

If you go to Bala Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Bala.

What to wear/what to pack for Bala, Wales, United Kingdom by month

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January

January in Bala is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. There is frost sometimes.

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February

If you are traveling to Bala in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

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March

If you visit Bala during March, you may notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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April

April here is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you visit Bala during May, you are likely to see that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in Bala is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you visit Bala during July, you might notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

August in Bala is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

In September, Bala is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Bala, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

If you vacation in Bala during October, you may see that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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November

November in Bala is brisk and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Bala is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. There is frost sometimes.

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