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

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

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

Important essentials for Winchester, England, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Winchester, 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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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Winchester in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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February

If you vacation in Winchester during February, you are likely to notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you vacation in Winchester during March, you might notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. There is frost about a third of the time.

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April

April in Winchester is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you vacation in Winchester during May, you may see that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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June

If you go to Winchester in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you visit Winchester during July, you might find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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August

If you are traveling to Winchester in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

Traveling to Winchester in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October here is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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November

In November, Winchester can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Winchester, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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December

Traveling to Winchester in December, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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Activities for Winchester, England, United Kingdom

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

If you are going to go to the charming Church of St. Swithun upon Kingsgate, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Westgate Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Winchester Great Hall and King Arthur's Round Table, take:


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