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

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

When to go to Cotswolds, England, United Kingdom

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

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

January

January in Cotswolds can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Cotswolds in February, you will notice that it is cold and very hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Cotswolds can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. 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:

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

April

April here is chilly and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Cotswolds is crisp and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Cotswolds in June, you will notice that it is balmy and very hazy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Cotswolds is mild and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Cotswolds, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

August

If you vacation in Cotswolds during August, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September in Cotswolds is mild and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Cotswolds in October, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Cotswolds during November, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cotswolds, 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 Cotswolds
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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