Best time to visit London, UK?

  • The best time to go to London is during the early fall when temperatures are mild but room rates are a lot cheaper. For an accommodation for 2, expect to pay approximately $125 per night during this period. That's 35% less than the average rate in August. Temperatures are in the mid 60s, just a bit colder than what you could get during peak season.
  • The most popular time to travel to London is during the summer, which comes with higher hotel rates. The Christmas week (December 22nd to January 3rd), the August Bank Holiday week (August 25th - 29th) as well as the Goodwood Revival week (September 1st - 9th) are also very popular times that you should avoid if you don't like crowds.

Avoid the crowd

The best time to avoid the crowd in London, UK is January.

August

Most crowded

January

Least crowded


Save money

The cheapest time to travel to London, UK is February.

$194
JUL
$198
AUG
$142
SEP
$106
OCT
$94
NOV
$172
DEC
$122
JAN
$93
FEB
$113
MAR
$134
APR
$142
MAY
$154
JUN

Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.

Events

Busiest dates.

07/14 - 07/21
cowes week 62
08/25 - 08/29
August Bank Holiday 66.5
09/01 - 09/09
Goodwood Revival 62.5
10/20 - 10/30
ASD 17-31 15.5
12/22 - 01/03
Christmas 74.5
03/30 - 04/09
Easter 36.5
05/04 - 05/10
May Bank Holiday 34
05/25 - 06/02
Whitsun 53
06/21 - 06/25
iow Festival 62
08/03 - 08/11
cowes week 114
09/01 - 09/10
Goodwood Revival 75.5

Weather

In London, UK, June is the sunniest month and July the warmest.

68
20
JUL
67
19
AUG
64
18
SEP
55
13
OCT
49
9
NOV
47
8
DEC
42
5
JAN
42
6
FEB
47
8
MAR
52
11
APR
60
15
MAY
66
19
JUN
UV index
1
5

2.5
6cm
JUL
2.4
6cm
AUG
1.4
3cm
SEP
1.7
4cm
OCT
2.7
7cm
NOV
1.5
4cm
DEC
2.6
7cm
JAN
1.6
4cm
FEB
2.0
5cm
MAR
1.3
3cm
APR
2.4
6cm
MAY
2.3
6cm
JUN
Rainfall/month
inch/centimeter