The best times to visit Brighton for ideal weather are

May 28th to October 7th

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



Other Brighton Travel Info

Weather in Brighton


Average temperatures in Brighton vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 29th 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 Brighton, 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 70.9°F (21.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.7°F (13.2°C) at night.

Brighton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Brighton 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.

Brighton Perceived Temperature (F)


Brighton Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Brighton 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 46.7 42.1 35.8
Feb 47.1 41.8 35.5
Mar 51.1 44.2 37.1
Apr 56.7 49.1 41.1
May 61 54 46.2
Jun 65.9 58.9 51.1
Jul 68.9 62.1 54.8
Aug 68.7 62 54.8
Sep 65.9 58.3 50.5
Oct 60.1 54 46.8
Nov 53.5 48.4 41.9
Dec 47.9 43 36.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8.2 5.6 2.1
Feb 8.4 5.4 1.9
Mar 10.6 6.8 2.8
Apr 13.7 9.5 5.1
May 16.1 12.2 7.9
Jun 18.8 14.9 10.6
Jul 20.5 16.7 12.7
Aug 20.4 16.7 12.7
Sep 18.8 14.6 10.3
Oct 15.6 12.2 8.2
Nov 11.9 9.1 5.5
Dec 8.8 6.1 2.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Brighton 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 early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Brighton? 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 Brighton.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 30% 0 3.7
Feb 27% 0 2.8
Mar 18% 0 1.7
Apr 16% 0 1.6
May 20% 0 2.2
Jun 19% 0 2.2
Jul 20% 0 2.7
Aug 19% 0 2.4
Sep 16% 0 1.7
Oct 23% 0 2.8
Nov 36% 0 3.7
Dec 29% 0 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 30 0 9.4
Feb 27 0 7.1
Mar 18 0 4.3
Apr 16 0 4.1
May 20 0 5.6
Jun 19 0 5.6
Jul 20 0 6.9
Aug 19 0 6.1
Sep 16 0 4.3
Oct 23 0 7.1
Nov 36 0 9.4
Dec 29 0 8.1


Humidity and Wind

Brighton has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (73.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (82.8%).

Wind in Brighton is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by November and January. December’s average wind speed of around 10 knots (11.6 MPH or 18.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early December where average top sustained speeds reach 18.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Feb 9.4 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Mar 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.6 Strong breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.8 Strong breeze
Jun 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Jul 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.4 Strong breeze
Aug 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Sep 8.7 Gentle breeze 14.4 Strong breeze
Oct 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Nov 10 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Dec 10 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.8%
Feb 80.4%
Mar 75.9%
Apr 74.3%
May 73.1%
Jun 74.1%
Jul 75.7%
Aug 76.3%
Sep 76.7%
Oct 81.1%
Nov 82.2%
Dec 82.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Brighton?

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 Brighton, the United Kingdom is April, followed by August and June. 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 Brighton in March. 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 46.6 in March means 46.6% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Brighton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.1°F (17.8°C) and 49.4°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 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 about 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Brighton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.5°F (19.7°C) and 48.9°F (9.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 11 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 Brighton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.4°F (9.7°C) and 44.8°F (7.1°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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