The image of London as a grey, cloudy city has long been established, but this image doesn't always match with reality.

Weather in the UK’s capital varies constantly throughout the day, and although the temperatures are not usually extreme, it is common to get rain, sunshine, clouds, and more rain on the same day.

Rain is frequent during the whole year, so it’s a good idea to always carry an umbrella or raincoat when visiting the city.

Although it rains quite often, it is usually drizzle, which normally means that even though it’s a little drab, you’ll still be able to continue your sightseeing.

Winter in London

London has a mild temperature all year round and therefore during the winter months (from December to March approximately) it is normally between 32°F (0°C) and 47°F (8°C). It is unusual to get temperatures below freezing.

Summer in London

The summers are usually warm and sometimes can be hot. The sunniest months are July and August, with an average temperature of 62°F (17°C). However, it is also very likely to rain during these months, so always take an umbrella with you.