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

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

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

Important essentials for Oldham, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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).

  • (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

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Oldham is cold 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 Oldham, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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February

If you are traveling to Oldham in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March for Oldham can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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April

In April, Oldham can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 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 Oldham, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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May

If you visit Oldham during May, you are likely to notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

If you visit Oldham during June, you may find that it is chilly 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). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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July

July in Oldham is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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August

Traveling to Oldham in August, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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September

Traveling to Oldham in September, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Oldham can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

If you are traveling to Oldham 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

In December, Oldham is pretty cool 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 Oldham, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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Activities for Oldham, England, United Kingdom

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

If you go to Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you see the Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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