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

Traveling to Cornwall, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Cornwall, the following 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 Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Cornwall is brisk and very rainy. 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 Cornwall, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost occasionally. Additionally, it is windy.

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February

February in Cornwall is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost sometimes.

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March

March in Cornwall can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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April

If you visit Cornwall during April, you might find that it is relatively cool 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 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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May

In May, Cornwall can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time 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 Cornwall, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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June

If you visit Cornwall during June, you will probably see that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 about a third of the time.

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July

July is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you are traveling to Cornwall in August, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Cornwall is chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you vacation in Cornwall during October, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool 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 high 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 about half of the time.

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November

If you visit Cornwall during November, you may notice that it is cold and very 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 about half of the time.

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December

December in Cornwall is brisk and somewhat 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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Activities for Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

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

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