Blackburn, England, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Blackburn, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Blackburn, this is 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 Blackburn, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Blackburn, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Blackburn, England, United Kingdom by month

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January

Traveling to Blackburn in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February for Blackburn can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows occasionally.

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March

March in Blackburn is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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April

April in Blackburn can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

If you vacation in Blackburn during May, you may find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

If you visit Blackburn during June, you might find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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July

Traveling to Blackburn in July, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Blackburn during August, you will probably see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

September in Blackburn is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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October

In October, Blackburn is cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Blackburn, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

November can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December in Blackburn is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Blackburn, England, United Kingdom

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

If you are intending to visit the stunning Blackburn Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Witton Country Park and Visitor Centre, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

If you visit the Blackburn Museum Art Gallery and Lewis Textile Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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