Sheffield, where it's located

The climate of Sheffield is oceanic, with quite cold, rainy winters and mild, relatively rainy summers.
The city is located in the north-central part of England, in South Yorkshire.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 4.4 °C (40 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 16.9 °C (62 °F). The lowest record is -9.2 °C (15.4 °F), the highest is 35.6 °C (96 °F), recorded in July 2019. Here are the average temperatures.
Sheffield - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)2235810131210842
Max (°C)771012161921211814107
Min (°F)363637414650555450463936
Max (°F)454550546166707064575045

Precipitation amounts to 835 millimeters (32.9 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 55 mm (2.2 in) in the driest months (May, July) to 85 mm (3.3 in) in the wettest ones (January, December). Here is the average precipitation.
Sheffield - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)856065655575556565808085835
Prec.(in)3.32.42.62.62.232.22.62.63.13.13.332.9
Days131012101099109131313132

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.
Sheffield - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours124566665321

Sheffield

Best Time


The best time to visit Sheffield 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.