Newcastle, where it's located

The climate of Newcastle is oceanic, with quite cold, rainy winters and mild, relatively rainy summers.
Newcastle upon Tyne is located in the north-east of England, a short distance from the coast.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 3.1 °C (38 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 14.9 °C (59 °F). The cold record is -14 °C (6.8 °F), set in December 1995. The heat record is 32.5 °C (90.5 °F), set in August 1990. Here are the average temperatures.
Newcastle - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)11236911109631
Max (°C)6691114171919161286
Min (°F)343436374348525048433734
Max (°F)434348525763666661544643

Precipitation amounts to 650 millimeters (25.6 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 40 mm (1.6 in) in the driest month (February) to 70 mm (2.8 in) in the wettest (November). Here is the average precipitation.
Newcastle - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)504045554555556055607055650
Prec.(in)21.61.82.21.82.22.22.42.22.42.82.225.6
Days11910109109109111212122

On average, there are around 1,445 sunshine hours per year. So, the sun doesn't shine often. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Newcastle - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours234565654322

The sea temperature ranges between 6 °C (43 °F) and 15 °C (59 °F). So, it never becomes warm for swimming. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Newcastle - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)766791214151412108
Temp (°F)454343454854575957545046

Newcastle

Best Time


The best time to visit Newcastle is the summer, from June to August, since it is the mildest of the year. The 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.