The best times to visit Chester for ideal weather are

May 21st 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 Chester Travel Info

Weather in Chester


Average temperatures in Chester 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 26th 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 Chester, 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 70.6°F (21.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.2°F (11.8°C) at night.

Chester Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Chester 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.

Chester Perceived Temperature (F)


Chester Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Chester 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 46.8 41.3 34.8
Feb 47.5 41.5 35
Mar 52 44 35.4
Apr 57.9 48.7 38.8
May 61.8 53.4 44.5
Jun 66.8 58.3 49
Jul 69.6 61.4 52.9
Aug 68.6 60.7 52.5
Sep 65.2 57.1 48.7
Oct 59.5 52.3 44.6
Nov 52.3 46.5 39.5
Dec 47.3 41.8 35.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8.2 5.2 1.6
Feb 8.6 5.3 1.7
Mar 11.1 6.7 1.9
Apr 14.4 9.3 3.8
May 16.6 11.9 6.9
Jun 19.3 14.6 9.4
Jul 20.9 16.3 11.6
Aug 20.3 15.9 11.4
Sep 18.4 13.9 9.3
Oct 15.3 11.3 7
Nov 11.3 8.1 4.2
Dec 8.5 5.4 1.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chester are April, March, and then September. 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 April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Chester? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Chester is often around around March 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 Chester.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 27% 1 2.5
Feb 21% 0 1.7
Mar 13% 1.8 1.3
Apr 11% 0 1.4
May 20% 0 2.3
Jun 19% 0 2.4
Jul 28% 0 3.3
Aug 22% 0 2.1
Sep 16% 0 2.2
Oct 25% 0 2.6
Nov 32% 1.2 2.9
Dec 31% 0 3.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 27 2.5 6.4
Feb 21 0 4.3
Mar 13 4.6 3.3
Apr 11 0 3.6
May 20 0 5.8
Jun 19 0 6.1
Jul 28 0 8.4
Aug 22 0 5.3
Sep 16 0 5.6
Oct 25 0 6.6
Nov 32 3 7.4
Dec 31 0 7.9


Humidity and Wind

Chester has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (66.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (80.9%).

Wind in Chester is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 8.3 knots (9.6 MPH or 15.4 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 early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Feb 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Mar 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
May 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Jun 6.8 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Jul 7 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Aug 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Sep 6.5 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Oct 6.8 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Nov 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Dec 8.1 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.4%
Feb 77.6%
Mar 70.8%
Apr 67.4%
May 66.5%
Jun 68.3%
Jul 70.1%
Aug 71%
Sep 72.8%
Oct 78%
Nov 80.9%
Dec 80.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Chester?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 27, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Chester, the United Kingdom is January, 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 Chester 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 59.1 in December means 59.1% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Chester Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.8°F (18.2°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Chester, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 66.4°F (19.1°C) and 48.5°F (9.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 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 Chester to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.1°F (10.1°C) and 45°F (7.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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