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

Traveling to Sheffield, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Sheffield, we have 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 Sheffield, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Sheffield, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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

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January

In January, Sheffield can be very chilly 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 Sheffield, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

February

In February, Sheffield 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 Sheffield, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

March

March in Sheffield can be very chilly 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 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

April

April in Sheffield can be brisk 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

May

May in Sheffield is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. 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 are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

June

Traveling to Sheffield in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

July

In July, Sheffield is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Sheffield, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

August

If you visit Sheffield during August, you may find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

September

In September, Sheffield is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Sheffield, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

October

October in Sheffield is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

November

In November, Sheffield is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sheffield, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

December

If you go to Sheffield in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to visit the majestic Anglican Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Park Hill, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • 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.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Activities for Sheffield, England, United Kingdom

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

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