Blackburn, where it's located

The climate of Blackburn is oceanic, with quite cold, rainy winters and mild, relatively rainy summers.
The city is located in the north-west of England, in Lancashire.
The average temperature of the coldest months (January, February) is of 4 °C (39 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 15.8 °C (60 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Blackburn - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)2134710121210742
Max (°C)6791215182019171397
Min (°F)363437394550545450453936
Max (°F)434548545964686663554845

Precipitation amounts to 1,295 millimeters (51 inches) per year: it is therefore quite abundant. The proximity of the East Lancashire hills makes the climate wetter than other low-lying areas of England. Rainfall ranges from 65 mm (2.6 in) in the driest month (April) to 140 mm (5.5 in) in the wettest ones (October, November, December). Here is the average precipitation.
Blackburn - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)12595105657590951101151401401401295
Prec.(in)4.93.74.12.633.53.74.34.55.55.55.551
Days171215121112121414161716168

On average, there are around 1,335 sunshine hours per year. So, the sun doesn't shine often. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Blackburn - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours123566554321

Blackburn

Best Time


The best time to visit Blackburn is the summer, or more generally from mid-May to mid-September: temperatures are generally good for outdoors activities, although it's better to bring an umbrella, and a sweatshirt or sweater for the evening or for cool days.