Midlands Weather & Climate

Local Weather & When to Visit
The Midlands region is located in the heart of central England, cities and towns include Birmingham, Nottingham, Derby and Warwick, attractions include Birmingham city attractions including the Bullring, National Sea Life Centre and Ironbridge Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Warwick Castle. The region has a temperate maritime climate with typically warm rather than hot summers and cool to cold winters.

The Midlands region does experience some periods of snow and extreme weather in winter however Midlands can be visited for the vast majority of the year. On average in the city of Birmingham the hottest month is July in summer and the coldest is January in winter. Rainfall on average falls fairly evenly throughout the year, December is the wettest month and July is the driest.

The weather is unpredictable as with the rest of the UK and it is possible to see elements of all four seasons in one day. The city may experience some snowfall in the winter and due to its location may get more snow on average than places such as London. It is advisable for visitors to check the weather forecast before they arrive in Midlands to get a better idea of the sort of clothing they will need during their trip. Bringing hooded waterproof coats and hats will ensure visitors are prepared for any spells of wind and rain the city and the region may experience.

Birmingham Average Weather
Average Temperature high: 13.4°C (56.1 °F)
Average Temperature low: 5.6°C (42.1 °F)
Average Monthly Precipitation: 55.22 (mm)

The days are at their shortest and the temperature at the coolest, the days can be crisp and clear therefore if visitors do not mind the cold, it is possible to enjoy visiting Midlands in winter. There is the possibility of snowfall during this time and it can get cold so visitors are advised to bring warm winter clothing. The area hosts a number of fairs and Christmas markets at this time of year. From December to February the average daytime temperatures are between 6°C and 8°C.

The climate is milder in spring making it a good time to visit Midlands. There can be some great sunny days mixed with cooler and wet weather. Spring is a good time to visit Midlands if visitors prefer the weather mild to warm and offers an alternative to visiting in peak summer. From March to May the average daytime temperatures are between 9°C and 16°C.

Most days in summer range from mild to warm with the possibility of some infrequent hotter days, the days are at their longest in the summer. There may be overcast and humid conditions in the summer. The average temperature in July and August is approx 21°C, making for pleasant summer temperatures. The summer is a good time to explore a number of Midlands’s towns and villages and take some scenic countryside along the way. From June to August the average daytime temperatures are between 18°C and 22°C.

The climate can vary from some pleasantly mild days particularly at the start of September to cooler and colder days in October and November. Autumn is a good time to visit Midlands as it avoids the peak summer tourist season, whilst still having milder temperatures and longer hours of daylight particularly at the start of September. Visitors can see some wonderful autumn colours. From September to November the average daytime temperatures are between 9°C and 18°C.

Birmingham Weather:

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