The best times to visit Barnsley for ideal weather are

June 25th to September 2nd

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


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Weather in Barnsley

Temperature

Average temperatures in Barnsley vary greatly. 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 17th 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 Barnsley, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 68.4°F (20.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.6°F (12°C) at night.

Barnsley Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Barnsley Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

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Barnsley Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Barnsley 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan42.138.234.7
Feb41.837.533.9
Mar46.340.135.7
Apr51.344.138.6
May56.34943.3
Jun61.654.148
Jul6759.152.8
Aug6557.852.2
Sep60.45448.8
Oct54.949.845.4
Nov48.244.240.3
Dec45.441.137.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan5.63.41.5
Feb5.43.11.1
Mar7.94.52.1
Apr10.76.73.7
May13.59.46.3
Jun16.412.38.9
Jul19.415.111.6
Aug18.314.311.2
Sep15.812.29.3
Oct12.79.97.4
Nov96.84.6
Dec7.45.12.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Barnsley are September, February, 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 February. For example, on the week of February 19th 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 Barnsley? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Barnsley.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan33%02.9
Feb19%01.8
Mar20%02
Apr21%02.6
May24%03.4
Jun24%02.4
Jul21%03.2
Aug24%03
Sep17%01.9
Oct30%02.6
Nov29%03.1
Dec37%03.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan3307.4
Feb1904.6
Mar2005.1
Apr2106.6
May2408.6
Jun2406.1
Jul2108.1
Aug2407.6
Sep1704.8
Oct3006.6
Nov2907.9
Dec3709.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Barnsley has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (73.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (87.4%).

Wind in Barnsley is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is December, followed by January and February. December’s average wind speed of around 15.5 knots (17.9 MPH or 28.8 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 early January where average top sustained speeds reach 26.7 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan14.5Significant breeze21.9Strong breeze
Feb13.1Significant breeze19.7Strong breeze
Mar11.4Significant breeze17.6Strong breeze
Apr10.7Gentle breeze17.1Strong breeze
May10.8Gentle breeze16.8Strong breeze
Jun9.8Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze
Jul9Gentle breeze14.7Strong breeze
Aug9.4Gentle breeze15.8Significant breeze
Sep9.1Gentle breeze16.5Strong breeze
Oct12Significant breeze17.9Strong breeze
Nov12.1Significant breeze18.6Strong breeze
Dec15.5Significant breeze23.7Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan86.5%
Feb81.6%
Mar79.1%
Apr74.3%
May75.6%
Jun77.3%
Jul73.9%
Aug75.1%
Sep79.6%
Oct85.5%
Nov87.4%
Dec85.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Barnsley?

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 Barnsley, the United Kingdom is September, followed by February and January. 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 Barnsley in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 65.4 in June means 65.4% of the tourists vs. September.


Overall Barnsley Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 59.4°F (15.2°C) and 45.1°F (7.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Barnsley, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 62.2°F (16.8°C) and 45.5°F (7.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Barnsley to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.2°F (8.4°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 12 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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