Southend, England, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Southend, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Southend, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Southend, England, United Kingdom

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

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

January

January in Southend can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks

February

In February, Southend can be very chilly. 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 Southend, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces

March

March in Southend is brisk and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks

April

If you vacation in Southend during April, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 once in a while. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear

May

May here is relatively cool and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

If you vacation in Southend during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

July

In July, Southend is mild and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and about 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 Southend, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

August

August is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

September

If you go to Southend in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

October

October in Southend can be chilly and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

November

November in Southend can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

December

December for Southend can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Southend, England, United Kingdom

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Southend
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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