When is the best time to go to Oxford

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Oxford, United Kingdom. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Oxford weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Oxford are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Oxford January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
6°C 57mm 2hrs 9.7hrs

Oxford's weather in January is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oxford for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Oxford and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (44°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Oxford with around 57mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Oxford February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
6°C 40mm 2.7hrs 11.1hrs

February in Oxford is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oxford for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Oxford and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (44°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Oxford with around 40mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Oxford March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 52mm 3.8hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in March in Oxford is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oxford for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Oxford and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Oxford with around 52mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Oxford April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 45mm 5.2hrs 15hrs

Oxford's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Oxford.

April is in the spring in Oxford and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Oxford with around 45mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Oxford May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 55mm 6.6hrs 16.9hrs

May is a reasonably dry month in Oxford and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Oxford, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Oxford and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Oxford with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Oxford June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 55mm 7.2hrs 9.7hrs

June is a reasonably dry month in Oxford and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Oxford, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Oxford and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Oxford with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Oxford July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 47mm 6.7hrs 11.1hrs

July in Oxford is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Oxford, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Oxford and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Oxford with around 47mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Oxford August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 59mm 6.3hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in August in Oxford is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Oxford, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Oxford and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Oxford with around 59mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

Oxford September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 55mm 5.1hrs 15hrs

Oxford's weather in September is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Oxford, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Oxford and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 10°C (49°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Oxford with around 55mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

Oxford October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
13°C 55mm 3.7hrs 16.9hrs

October is a reasonably dry month in Oxford and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Oxford.

October is in the fall / autumn in Oxford and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (58°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Oxford with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Oxford November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 54mm 2.6hrs 9.7hrs

Oxford's weather in November is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oxford for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Oxford and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 4°C (38°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Oxford with around 54mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Oxford December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
7°C 64mm 1.9hrs 11.1hrs

December in Oxford is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oxford for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Oxford and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (45°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Oxford with around 64mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Oxford weather statistics
Hottest month: July 21.4°C 70.5°F
Driest month: February 40mm 1.6ins
Sunniest month: June 7.2hrs
Coldest month: January 6.4°C 43.5°F
Wettest month: December 64mm 2.5ins
Warmest sea: August 16.6°C 61.9°F
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