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

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Traveling to St Ives, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to St Ives, below 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 St Ives, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for St Ives, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in St Ives is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

February

If you visit St Ives during February, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool 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 low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

March

Traveling to St Ives in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

April

April in St Ives is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

May

If you go to St Ives in May, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

June

June here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

July

If you visit St Ives during July, you are likely to see that it is balmy 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 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

August

August in St Ives is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

September

September in St Ives is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

October

In October, St Ives is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for St Ives, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

November

November in St Ives is pretty 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

December

December is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

Activities for St Ives, England, United Kingdom

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

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