Cambridge, where it's located

The climate of Cambridge is oceanic, with quite cold, rainy winters and mild, relatively rainy summers.
The city is located in the east of England, about 100 km (60 mi) north-east of London, and is the capital of the county of Cambridgeshire.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 4.4 °C (40 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 17.8 °C (64 °F). The lowest record is -17.2 °C (1.0 °F), recorded in February 1947. The highest is 38.7 °C (102 °F), recorded in July 2019, which is also the British national record. Here are the average temperatures.
Cambridge - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)1134710121210742
Max (°C)781114182023232015108
Min (°F)343437394550545450453936
Max (°F)454652576468737368595046

Precipitation amounts to 575 millimeters (22.6 inches) per year: so, it is at the lowest levels in Great Britain. It ranges from 35 mm (1.4 in) in the driest month (February) to 60 mm (2.4 in) in the wettest (October). Here is the average precipitation.
Cambridge - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)453540404550505555605545575
Prec.(in)1.81.41.61.61.8222.22.22.42.21.822.6
Days11810989888101010110

On average, there are around 1,495 sunshine hours per year. So, the sun doesn't shine often. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Cambridge - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours234566665422

Cambridge

Best Time


The best time to visit Cambridge 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.