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

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

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

Important essentials for Whitby, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

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


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities

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

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January

If you vacation in Whitby during January, you might notice that it is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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February

February in Whitby is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

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March

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

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April

In April, Whitby is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Whitby, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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May

May in Whitby is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

In June, Whitby is crisp, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Whitby, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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July

If you go to Whitby in July, you will notice that it is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

In August, Whitby is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Whitby, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

If you vacation in Whitby during September, you are likely to see that it is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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October

In October, Whitby is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Whitby, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

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

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December

December in Whitby is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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 80% to 90% range on average. There is frost about a third of the time.

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Activities for Whitby, England, United Kingdom

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

If you are planning to visit the stunning Whitby Abbey, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Pannett Art Gallery & Whitby Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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