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

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

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

Important essentials for Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Leeds, 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.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

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

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January

January here can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

February

If you go to Leeds in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

March

In March, Leeds can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Leeds, with most of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

April

In April, Leeds is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally 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 Leeds, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

May

In May, Leeds is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Leeds, with most of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

June

If you vacation in Leeds during June, you will probably notice that it is balmy and extremely 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 (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

July

July in this region is balmy and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

August

Traveling to Leeds in August, you will notice that it is mild and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

September

September in Leeds is chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

October

In October, Leeds is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about a third 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 Leeds, with most of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

November

If you vacation in Leeds during November, you are likely to notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. 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 most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

December

If you vacation in Leeds during December, you are likely to notice that it can be brisk and extremely 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days and snow occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Temple Newsam, wear:

If you go to Park Square, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.

Activities for Leeds, England, United Kingdom

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

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