July weather forecast
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Weather in July

July is typically the hottest and one of the driest months in the United Kingdom, heralding the peak of the summer season. The pleasant weather conditions make it an optimal time for outdoor activities and travel across the country.

In Scotland, temperatures continue to rise, generally ranging from 11°C (51.8°F) to 18°C (64.4°F). Coastal areas enjoy milder conditions, while the Highlands can still be slightly cooler. In cities like Edinburgh, sunshine is more consistent, making July an attractive month for tourism and outdoor pursuits.

England experiences warmer weather, particularly in the southern regions. In London, temperatures typically vary from 13°C (55.4°F) to 23°C (73.4°F), occasionally even surpassing 30°C (86°F). Parks, gardens, and outdoor venues become vibrant gathering spots, and beach destinations see a significant influx of visitors.

Wales enjoys similar weather conditions to England, with coastal areas experiencing temperatures from 12°C (53.6°F) to 19°C (66.2°F). The mountainous regions remain cooler, but the overall trend is towards consistent warmth and sunnier skies.

Northern Ireland sees temperatures ranging from 12°C (53.6°F) to 19°C (66.2°F), with more stable weather patterns. Occasional rain showers can occur, particularly in the western parts, but prolonged sunny periods are also common.

Precipitation in July is often lower, particularly in the eastern and southern parts of the country. The western coasts and mountainous regions might receive slightly more rain, but it is usually short-lived and scattered.

The influence of the Atlantic Ocean continues to moderate temperatures, preventing extreme heat in most areas. Coastal breezes can add a refreshing touch to hot summer days, particularly in southwestern regions like Cornwall.

July's extended daylight hours offer ample opportunities for outdoor exploration and recreation. Festivals, concerts, and various summer events take place throughout the country, taking advantage of the agreeable climate.

  • London - July »
    With average temperatures fluctuating between a high of 22.3°C (72.1°F) and a low of 13.5°C (56.3°F), July stands out as the warmest month in London, United Kingdom. July temperatures vary between a high-temperature of 22.3°C (72.1°F) and a low-temperature of 13.5°C (56.3°F).
  • Edinburgh - July »
    In Edinburgh, July is the month with the highest recorded average temperatures, measuring a high of 17.2°C (63°F) and a low of 10.4°C (50.7°F). July is the month when Edinburgh sees the highest average temperatures, with a high of 17.2°C (63°F) and a low of 10.4°C (50.7°F).
  • Manchester - July »
    The month with the most rainfall in Manchester is July, when the rain falls for 20.9 days and typically aggregates up to 67mm (2.64") of precipitation. On the first day of July in Manchester, sunrise is at 4:44 am and sunset at 9:41 pm.
  • Birmingham - July »
    In Birmingham during July, the rain falls for 17.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 30mm (1.18") of precipitation. July in Birmingham, United Kingdom means the taste of an authentic British summer, complete with longer sunny days.
  • Glasgow - July »
    July is the month when Glasgow experiences its warmest temperatures, averaging a high of 16.8°C (62.2°F) and a low of 10°C (50°F). In Glasgow, United Kingdom, during July, the rain falls for 23 days and regularly aggregates up to 72mm (2.83") of precipitation.
  • Liverpool - July »
    The commencement of July in Liverpool, United Kingdom, brings an average high-temperature of a still comfortable 19.2°C (66.6°F), marking an inconsequential divergence from June. In July, in Liverpool the rain falls for 14 days.
  • Bristol - July »
    July is the least humid month in Bristol with an average relative humidity of 81%. July proves to be the warmest month in Bristol, recording an average peak temperature of 20.2°C (68.4°F) and a minimum temperature of 12.4°C (54.3°F).
  • Oxford - July »
    July, on average, is the warmest month in Oxford registering a high temperature of 20.7°C (69.3°F) and a low of 12.1°C (53.8°F). July and August, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are the least humid months in Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • Cambridge - July »
    In Cambridge during July, the rain falls for 19.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 46mm (1.81") of precipitation. In Cambridge in July, it is raining for 19.6 days, with typically 46mm (1.81") of accumulated precipitation.
  • Leeds - July »
    July, with its high-temperature average of 19.5°C (67.1°F) and a low-temperature average of 11.3°C (52.3°F), is the warmest month in Leeds, United Kingdom. The wettest months in Leeds, United Kingdom, are June and July, with an average 49mm (1.93") of rainfall.
  • Cardiff - July »
    July in Cardiff, United Kingdom, reaches the pinnacle of summer with temperatures peaking to the year's maximum of 19°C (66.2°F). In Cardiff in July, during 12.1 rainfall days, 16mm (0.63") of precipitation is typically accumulated.
  • Belfast - July »
    Belfast witnesses the warmest weather in July, with temperatures averaging a high of 16.9°C (62.4°F) and a low of 11.2°C (52.2°F). July is the month when Belfast experiences its warmest temperatures, averaging a high of 16.9°C (62.4°F) and a low of 11.2°C (52.2°F).

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