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

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Traveling to County Durham, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to County Durham, below 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 County Durham, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for County Durham, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • N95 masks

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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).

General health necessities

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

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January

January in County Durham is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. 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.

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February

February in County Durham is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. 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).

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March

March in County Durham is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in County Durham is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 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).

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May

In May, County Durham is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for County Durham, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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June

June for County Durham is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

In July, County Durham is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into 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 County Durham, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

August in County Durham is mild 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 high 60s F (low 10s C).

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September

September in County Durham can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in County Durham is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third 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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November

Traveling to County Durham in November, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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December

If you visit County Durham during December, you are likely to see that it is pretty cool 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 5-10 days this month and snow sometimes.

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