The best times to visit Basildon for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 9th

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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Basildon Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Basildon


    Average temperatures in Basildon vary little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 79 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Basildon, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 55°F (12.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 40.9°F (4.9°C) at night.

    Basildon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Basildon 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.

    Basildon Perceived Temperature (F)


    Basildon Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Basildon 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 46.2 41.9 37.2
    Feb 47.7 42.4 37.1
    Mar 52.4 45.2 38.8
    Apr 59.8 51 42.9
    May 64 55.7 47.6
    Jun 68.9 60.5 52.4
    Jul 72 63.4 55.4
    Aug 71.3 63.2 56.2
    Sep 66.5 58.8 51.6
    Oct 59.7 53.3 46.9
    Nov 52.2 47.4 42.5
    Dec 46.2 41.9 37.2

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 7.9 5.5 2.9
    Feb 8.7 5.8 2.8
    Mar 11.3 7.3 3.8
    Apr 15.4 10.6 6.1
    May 17.8 13.2 8.7
    Jun 20.5 15.8 11.3
    Jul 22.2 17.4 13
    Aug 21.8 17.3 13.4
    Sep 19.2 14.9 10.9
    Oct 15.4 11.8 8.3
    Nov 11.2 8.6 5.8
    Dec 7.9 5.5 2.9


    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Basildon are November, January, and then December. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late September. For example, on the week of September 24th there are only 1.8 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 4.9 days with significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

    When can you find snow in Basildon? 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 Basildon.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 55.7 0.8 0.07
    Feb 50 0.4 0.07
    Mar 45.7 0.6 0.05
    Apr 32.9 0 0.03
    May 42.9 0 0.08
    Jun 42.9 0 0.06
    Jul 50 0 0.09
    Aug 42.9 3 0.07
    Sep 32.9 0 0.05
    Oct 45.7 0 0.06
    Nov 61.4 3 0.1
    Dec 52.9 0 0.07

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 55.7 2 0.18
    Feb 50 1 0.18
    Mar 45.7 1.5 0.13
    Apr 32.9 0 0.08
    May 42.9 0 0.2
    Jun 42.9 0 0.15
    Jul 50 0 0.23
    Aug 42.9 7.6 0.18
    Sep 32.9 0 0.13
    Oct 45.7 0 0.15
    Nov 61.4 7.6 0.25
    Dec 52.9 0 0.18


    Humidity and Wind

    Basildon has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is July (62.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (79%).

    Wind in Basildon is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 10 knots (11.5 MPH or 18.5 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early-to-mid-January where average top sustained speeds reach 16.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    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.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 10 a gentle breeze 15.3 a moderate breeze
    Feb 8 a gentle breeze 13.1 a moderate breeze
    Mar 9.5 a gentle breeze 14.7 a moderate breeze
    Apr 8.7 a gentle breeze 13.6 a moderate breeze
    May 8.7 a gentle breeze 13.8 a moderate breeze
    Jun 7.8 a gentle breeze 12.4 a moderate breeze
    Jul 7.8 a gentle breeze 12.6 a moderate breeze
    Aug 8.1 a gentle breeze 12.9 a moderate breeze
    Sep 8 a gentle breeze 12.6 a moderate breeze
    Oct 8.6 a gentle breeze 13.4 a moderate breeze
    Nov 9.1 a gentle breeze 14.4 a moderate breeze
    Dec 9.8 a gentle breeze 15.1 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 77.4
    Feb 75
    Mar 66.6
    Apr 62.8
    May 64
    Jun 63.3
    Jul 62.3
    Aug 64.8
    Sep 67.4
    Oct 74.1
    Nov 78.3
    Dec 79


    Is it Safe to Travel to Basildon?

    As of 6/22/2017 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.

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Basildon, United Kingdom is March, followed by February and October. 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 Basildon 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. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 45.1 in December means 45.1% of the tourists vs. March.

    Overall Basildon Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 49.2°F (9.6°C) and 37.5°F (3.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 14 days of precipitation per month. Spring is busy for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have slightly cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 13 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Basildon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 51°F (10.6°C) and 35.7°F (2.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a very great amount: 10 to 18 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 far too cold this time of year in Basildon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 36.9°F (2.7°C) and 33.1°F (0.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 14 to 17 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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