England Climate & Weather
England Climate and Weather
England has four distinct seasons but the weather is changeable and unpredictable. Summers are warm and winters are cold, but temperatures are milder than on the continent. England is warmer on average than the rest of the UK and gets more sun and less rain throughout the year on average, but it is still frequently damp and a bit dismal weather-wise. Temperatures do not usually drop much below 32°F (0°C) in winter, and in summer they rarely exceed 90°F (32°C).
July and August are the warmest months, although they are also the wettest, while January and February are the coldest months of the year. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, but late winter/early spring (February to March) is the driest period. Most people prefer to visit England between April and October, when the days are pleasantly long and the weather is mild.
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