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

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Traveling to Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Newcastle upon Tyne, this 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 Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Based on the climate and weather in Newcastle upon Tyne, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Newcastle upon Tyne.

If you want to check out the must-see St Nicholas Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see Great North Museum: Hancock, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Newcastle Castle, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Newcastle upon Tyne.

What to wear/what to pack for Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom by month

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January

If you are traveling to Newcastle upon Tyne in January, you will notice that it is cold and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Newcastle upon Tyne is cold and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

If you go to Newcastle upon Tyne in March, you will notice that it is brisk and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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April

Traveling to Newcastle upon Tyne in April, you will notice that it is brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

If you go to Newcastle upon Tyne in May, you will notice that it is cool, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

If you go to Newcastle upon Tyne in June, you will notice that it is relatively cool, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

July for Newcastle upon Tyne is balmy and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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August

In August, Newcastle upon Tyne is mild and extremely rainy. 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 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Newcastle upon Tyne, with most of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

In September, Newcastle upon Tyne is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Newcastle upon Tyne, with most of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

If you go to Newcastle upon Tyne in October, you will notice that it is cool and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

In November, Newcastle upon Tyne can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Newcastle upon Tyne, with most of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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December

If you vacation in Newcastle upon Tyne during December, you are likely to notice that it is pretty cool 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 high 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 most days and snow occasionally.

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