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

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Traveling to Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Chelmsford, 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 Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

  • (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.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you visit Chelmsford during January, you may see that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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February

February in Chelmsford is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average. There is frost regularly.

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March

March in Chelmsford can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in Chelmsford can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s 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. There is frost once in a while.

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May

May in Chelmsford is relatively cool and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

June in Chelmsford is balmy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Chelmsford in July, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

August for Chelmsford is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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September

In September, Chelmsford is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Chelmsford, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

October in Chelmsford is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you visit Chelmsford during November, you might see that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly. There is frost sometimes.

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December

December in Chelmsford can be very chilly 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).

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Activities for Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom

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

If you are planning to check out the stunning Chelmsford Cathedral, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to RHS Gardens at Hyde Hall, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

If you see the Essex Police Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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