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

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Traveling to Gatwick Airport, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Gatwick Airport, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Gatwick Airport, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Gatwick Airport, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Gatwick Airport is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

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February

If you go to Gatwick Airport in February, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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March

If you visit Gatwick Airport during March, you might find that it can be 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly. There is frost regularly.

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April

In April, Gatwick Airport is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Gatwick Airport, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%. There is frost once in a while.

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May

May in Gatwick Airport is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

In June, Gatwick Airport is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about a third of the time 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 Gatwick Airport, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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July

July in Gatwick Airport is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

In August, Gatwick Airport is balmy. 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 Gatwick Airport, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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September

In September, Gatwick Airport is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time 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 Gatwick Airport, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

If you are traveling to Gatwick Airport in October, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in Gatwick Airport 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 about a third of the time.

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December

In December, Gatwick Airport is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Gatwick Airport, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost about a third of the time.

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Activities for Gatwick Airport, England, United Kingdom

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

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