Leeds Weather, When to Go and Climate Information

(Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK)




The weather in Leeds is typically English and often unpredictable, with a mixture of glorious uninterrupted sunshine and more overcast days. The climate is frequently influenced by fronts arriving from the Atlantic Ocean and the Pennines.

Located to the east of the Pennines mountain range, Leeds is known for being reliably dry, particularly when compared to other English cities. During the late-spring and summer months of May, June, July, August and September, the city has many fine and often extremely sunny days, when temperatures can climb well above 20°C / 68°F. The weather in Leeds can also be somewhat changeable, with a gloomy morning turning into a sunny day with high temperatures, and vice-versa.


Leeds Weather and ClimateSpring is a particularly popular time for tourism in the city and the weather tends to be fairly mild during March, April and May, although some days may be wet and windy. Many of the trees in the city's numerous parks and gardens begin to flower at this time, along with spring snowdrops and daffodils.

The winter climate in Leeds is generally cold and damp, with fewer sunny, clear days during the months of November, December and January. Temperatures are understandably at their coldest during the winter months, so it is sensible to bring a warm overcoat, scarf and gloves. Snow is not uncommon and there are often cold, clear, frosty days at this time of the year, while early morning fog frequently arrives from the North Sea.

December, January and February are usually the wettest months in Leeds, although even at this time of the year there is often some fine, sunny weather. If you are planning to visit outdoor locations, an umbrella is always a useful item to carry, unless you are confident with the day's forecast.

Leeds Weather and Climate Chart


The following are the normal daily temperature ranges for Leeds:
Maximum
Minimum

January

6°C / 43°F
0°C / 32°F

February

6°C / 43°F
0°C / 32°F

March

8°C / 46°F
2°C / 36°F

April

11°C / 52°F
3°C / 37°F

May

15°C / 59°F
6°C / 43°F

June

18°C / 64°F
9°C / 48°F

July

19°C / 66°F
11°C / 52°F

August

19°C / 66°F
11°C / 52°F

September

17°C / 63°F
9°C / 48°F

October

13°C / 55°F
6°C / 43°F

November

9°C / 48°F
3°C / 37°F

December

7°C / 45°F
1°C / 34°F

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