York, where it's located

The climate of York is oceanic, with quite cold, rainy winters and mild, relatively rainy summers.
The city is located in north-central England, in North Yorkshire.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 3.9 °C (39 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 16.7 °C (62 °F). The lowest record is -16 °C (24.5 °F), the highest is 35 °C (95 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
York - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)1124710121210731
Max (°C)781013171922211814107
Min (°F)343436394550545450453734
Max (°F)454650556366727064575045

Precipitation amounts to 625 millimeters (24.6 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 40 mm (1.6 in) in the driest month (February) to 60 mm (2.4 in) in the wettest ones (June, August, October, November). Here is the average precipitation.
York - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)554045504560556045606055625
Prec.(in)2.21.61.821.82.42.22.41.82.42.42.224.6
Days119109999109101111117

On average, there are around 1,550 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
York - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours123567775322

York

Best Time


The best time to visit York 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.