The best times to visit Buxton for ideal weather are

June 18th 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 Buxton Travel Info

Weather in Buxton

Temperature

Average temperatures in Buxton 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 15th 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 Buxton, 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 66.3°F (19.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.6°F (11.4°C) at night.

Buxton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Buxton 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.

Buxton Perceived Temperature (F)

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Buxton Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Buxton 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)
Jan41.637.533.2
Feb42.237.733.6
Mar47.340.535.1
Apr53.645.739.2
May57.449.743.2
Jun62.854.847.9
Jul65.357.851.5
Aug64.457.151.2
Sep60.553.648
Oct54.448.944
Nov47.342.938.3
Dec42.338.233.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan5.33.10.7
Feb5.73.20.9
Mar8.54.71.7
Apr127.64
May14.19.86.2
Jun17.112.78.8
Jul18.514.310.8
Aug1813.910.7
Sep15.8128.9
Oct12.49.46.7
Nov8.56.13.5
Dec5.73.41.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Buxton are April, March, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th 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 Buxton? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Buxton is often around around January 29th 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 Buxton.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan37%3.23.4
Feb28%2.22.5
Mar22%1.22
Apr19%11.7
May25%0.82.8
Jun24%03.1
Jul35%0.83.9
Aug28%02.9
Sep25%0.42.5
Oct33%0.73.4
Nov37%1.33.7
Dec33%1.73.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan378.18.6
Feb285.66.4
Mar2235.1
Apr192.54.3
May2527.1
Jun2407.9
Jul3529.9
Aug2807.4
Sep2516.4
Oct331.88.6
Nov373.39.4
Dec334.38.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Buxton has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (76.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (92.4%).

Wind in Buxton is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 10.5 knots (12.1 MPH or 19.4 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 18.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan10.5Gentle breeze16.7Significant breeze
Feb9.8Gentle breeze15.8Significant breeze
Mar10.1Gentle breeze16Significant breeze
Apr10Gentle breeze16.1Significant breeze
May9.9Gentle breeze15.7Significant breeze
Jun8.4Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
Jul7.9Gentle breeze12.9Significant breeze
Aug7.6Gentle breeze12.5Significant breeze
Sep8.1Gentle breeze13.3Significant breeze
Oct9.4Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
Nov9.9Gentle breeze15.8Significant breeze
Dec10.1Gentle breeze16.6Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan90.6%
Feb86.9%
Mar80.8%
Apr76.3%
May77.5%
Jun77.3%
Jul79.6%
Aug81.2%
Sep84.1%
Oct88.6%
Nov91.9%
Dec92.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Buxton?

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 Buxton, the United Kingdom is July, followed by October and December. 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 Buxton 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

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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 57.9 in March means 57.9% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Buxton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 60.7°F (15.9°C) and 44.9°F (7.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 7 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Buxton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 43°F (6.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 11 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Buxton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44.9°F (7.2°C) and 39.9°F (4.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 12 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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