The best times to visit Banbury for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Banbury Travel Info

Weather in Banbury


Average temperatures in Banbury vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 21st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Banbury, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 70.8°F (21.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.3°F (10.7°C) at night.

Banbury Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Banbury Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Banbury Perceived Temperature (F)


Banbury Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Banbury Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 43.2 38.5 32.9
Feb 44 38.7 33.1
Mar 49.6 41.9 34.5
Apr 56.5 47.2 38.3
May 60.2 51.7 42.9
Jun 65.5 56.7 47.9
Jul 69.6 60.2 51
Aug 67.5 59.1 51
Sep 63.6 55.4 47.2
Oct 57 50.4 43.2
Nov 49 44.1 38
Dec 43.9 39.4 34

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.2 3.6 0.5
Feb 6.7 3.7 0.6
Mar 9.8 5.5 1.4
Apr 13.6 8.4 3.5
May 15.7 10.9 6.1
Jun 18.6 13.7 8.8
Jul 20.9 15.7 10.6
Aug 19.7 15.1 10.6
Sep 17.6 13 8.4
Oct 13.9 10.2 6.2
Nov 9.4 6.7 3.3
Dec 6.6 4.1 1.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Banbury are April, September, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Banbury? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Banbury is often around around November 19th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Banbury.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Banbury (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 29% 5.8 3.3
Feb 26% 1.2 2.3
Mar 16% 0.8 1.7
Apr 12% 0 1.2
May 25% 0 2.8
Jun 22% 0 2.5
Jul 23% 0 3.3
Aug 25% 0 2.8
Sep 15% 0 1.8
Oct 24% 0 2.7
Nov 35% 0.8 3.5
Dec 30% 0 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 29 14.7 8.4
Feb 26 3 5.8
Mar 16 2 4.3
Apr 12 0 3
May 25 0 7.1
Jun 22 0 6.4
Jul 23 0 8.4
Aug 25 0 7.1
Sep 15 0 4.6
Oct 24 0 6.9
Nov 35 2 8.9
Dec 30 0 8.1


Humidity and Wind

Banbury has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (71% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (89.7%).

Wind in Banbury is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and February. December’s average wind speed of around 11.8 knots (13.6 MPH or 21.9 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late December where average top sustained speeds reach 19.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Banbury.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 11.7 Significant breeze 18 Strong breeze
Feb 11.1 Significant breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Mar 11 Significant breeze 16.6 Strong breeze
Apr 10.3 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
May 10.3 Gentle breeze 15.8 Strong breeze
Jun 9.1 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Jul 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.5 Strong breeze
Aug 9.6 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Sep 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.2 Strong breeze
Oct 10.1 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Nov 11 Significant breeze 16.9 Strong breeze
Dec 11.8 Significant breeze 18.3 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 87%
Feb 84.4%
Mar 76.8%
Apr 72.8%
May 72.8%
Jun 73%
Jul 71%
Aug 75.4%
Sep 77.7%
Oct 84.8%
Nov 89.7%
Dec 89.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Banbury?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the United Kingdom; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 06, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Banbury, the United Kingdom is August, followed by June and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Banbury in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 49.6 in December means 49.6% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Banbury Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 62.9°F (17.2°C) and 47°F (8.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Banbury, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 65.5°F (18.6°C) and 44.7°F (7.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 10 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Banbury to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47°F (8.3°C) and 41.3°F (5.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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