Durham Climate & Weather

Durham Climate and Weather

Durham has a temperate climate with lower than average rainfall compared to the rest of England and four distinct seasons. Summer weather (June to August) in Durham is generally warm and sunny, and winters (December to February) are cool with occasional snowfall. July and August are the most popular months to visit Durham, when temperatures range between 52°F (11°C) and 68°F (20°C), but they are also the wettest months of the year. Spring also sees plenty of tourists, with average daytime highs hovering around 57°F (14°C), as does autumn when temperatures are similar, with October usually the driest month. Average winter temperatures range from 37°F (3°C) to 46°F (8°C).

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