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

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

When to go to Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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

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

January

January in Yorkshire is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows once in a while. 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:

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

February

If you visit Yorkshire during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly and snow sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Yorkshire is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Yorkshire is crisp. 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:

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

June

If you visit Yorkshire during June, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Yorkshire during July, you are likely to find that it is mild. 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).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Yorkshire is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s 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 Yorkshire, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Yorkshire in September, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Yorkshire can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Yorkshire, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Yorkshire in November, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Yorkshire during December, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yorkshire, 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 Yorkshire
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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