When is the best time to go to St Ives

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit St Ives, 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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St Ives weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit St Ives 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

St Ives January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 133mm 2hrs 9.8hrs 10°C

The climate in St Ives during January can be summarized as cool and wet.

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

January is in the winter in St Ives and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in St Ives with around 133mm 5.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 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

St Ives February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 101mm 3hrs 11.2hrs 9°C

February in St Ives is generally damp with the temperature being cool.

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

February is in the winter in St Ives and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in St Ives with around 101mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

St Ives March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 98mm 4.4hrs 12.9hrs 9°C

The weather in March in St Ives is characteristically cool and a little damp.

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

March is in the spring in St Ives and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in St Ives with around 98mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

St Ives April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
11°C 63mm 6.5hrs 14.9hrs 10°C

St Ives'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 St Ives.

April is in the spring in St Ives and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (53°F), whilst at night 6°C (42°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in St Ives with around 63mm 2.5 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 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

St Ives May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 65mm 7.4hrs 16.7hrs 11°C

May is a reasonably dry month in St Ives 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 St Ives.

May is in the spring in St Ives and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (58°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in St Ives with around 65mm 2.6 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 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

St Ives weather in May »

June

St Ives June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 62mm 7.5hrs 9.8hrs 14°C

The climate in St Ives during June can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps a good month to visit St Ives, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in St Ives and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in St Ives with around 62mm 2.5 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 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

St Ives July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 58mm 7.1hrs 11.2hrs 16°C

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

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit St Ives, with some very good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in St Ives and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in St Ives with around 58mm 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 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

St Ives weather in July »

August

St Ives August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 73mm 6.8hrs 12.9hrs 17°C

The weather in August in St Ives is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps a good month to visit St Ives, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in St Ives and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in St Ives with around 73mm 2.9 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 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

St Ives weather in August »

September

St Ives September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 83mm 5.6hrs 14.9hrs 16°C

St Ives's weather in September is typically mild and a little damp in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit St Ives, with some very good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in St Ives and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in St Ives with around 83mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

St Ives weather in September »

October

St Ives October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 111mm 3.8hrs 16.7hrs 14°C

October is a damp month in St Ives and the temperature is generally mild.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in St Ives and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (58°F), whilst at night 10°C (49°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in St Ives with around 111mm 4.4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 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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November

St Ives November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
10°C 126mm 2.7hrs 9.8hrs 13°C

Cool and wet weather often prevails in St Ives during the month of November

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

November is in the fall / autumn in St Ives and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (53°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in St Ives with around 126mm 5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 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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December

St Ives December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 133mm 1.9hrs 11.2hrs 11°C

December in St Ives is generally wet with the temperature being cool.

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

December is in the winter in St Ives and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in St Ives with around 133mm 5.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 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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St Ives weather statistics
Hottest month: August 18.9°C 66°F
Driest month: July 58mm 2.3ins
Sunniest month: May 7.4hrs
Coldest month: February 8.5°C 47.3°F
Wettest month: December 133mm 5.2ins
Warmest sea: August 16.7°C 62.1°F
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