Blackpool, where it's located

The climate of Blackpool is oceanic, with quite cold, rainy winters and mild, relatively rainy summers.
The city is located on the north-west coast of England, in Lancashire.
The average temperature of the coldest months (January, February) is of 4.6 °C (40 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 16.2 °C (61 °F). The lowest record is -15.1 °C (4.8 °F), set in December 1981, the highest is 33.7 °C (93 °F), set in July 1976. Here are the average temperatures.
Blackpool - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)2235710131310852
Max (°C)77912161820191714108
Min (°F)363637414550555550464136
Max (°F)454548546164686663575046

Precipitation amounts to 885 millimeters (34.8 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 50 mm (2 in) in the driest month (April) to 105 mm (4.1 in) in the wettest (October). Here is the average precipitation.
Blackpool - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)8060655055656080801059595885
Prec.(in)3.12.42.622.22.62.43.13.14.13.73.734.8
Days141012101010101211151514146

On average, there are around 1,565 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Blackpool - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours234677665322

The sea temperature ranges between 7 °C (45 °F) and 15 °C (59 °F). The sea is therefore always cold to swim in. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Blackpool - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)87781012141515141210
Temp (°F)464545465054575959575450

Blackpool

Best Time


The best time to visit Blackpool 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.