The best time to visit Wales is June-September
Summer temperatures in Cardiff, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Wales, can reach a maximum of 22℃ (72℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Cardiff is around 1℃ (33℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Wales, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.
The sun stays up the longest in Wales in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. November sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in April instead.Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Wales are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!
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Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Wales is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Wales
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|
Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Wales: