Brighton, England, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Brighton, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Brighton, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Brighton, England, United Kingdom

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

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

January

January in Brighton is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

February

February in Brighton is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat

March

March here is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella

April

If you visit Brighton during April, you are likely to find that it is brisk 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).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

May

If you are traveling to Brighton in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

June

June in Brighton is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

July

Traveling to Brighton 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

If you visit Brighton during August, you are likely to find 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

September

If you are traveling to Brighton in September, you will notice that it is mild and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

October

October in Brighton is relatively 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. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

November

November in Brighton can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

December

In December, Brighton is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Brighton, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Brighton, England, United Kingdom

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Brighton
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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