Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Merthyr Tydfil, here 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 Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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).

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom by month

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January

If you vacation in Merthyr Tydfil during January, you might see that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost about half of the time.

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February

February in Merthyr Tydfil can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. There is frost about half of the time.

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March

If you visit Merthyr Tydfil during March, you may see that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

In April, Merthyr Tydfil can be brisk and somewhat 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 Merthyr Tydfil, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost occasionally.

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May

If you visit Merthyr Tydfil during May, you will probably see that it can be chilly 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 low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

If you visit Merthyr Tydfil during June, you may find that it is relatively 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 high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

In July, Merthyr Tydfil is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Merthyr Tydfil, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you are traveling to Merthyr Tydfil in August, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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September

If you visit Merthyr Tydfil during September, you are likely to see that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

October in this region can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

If you visit Merthyr Tydfil during November, you will probably see that it is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost occasionally.

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December

If you visit Merthyr Tydfil during December, you will probably notice that it is pretty cool and very 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

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Activities for Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom

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

If you go to Brecon Mountain Railway, 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.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

Castle hopping? For Cyfarthfa Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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