The best times to visit Downham Market for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 23rd

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



Other Downham Market Travel Info

Weather in Downham Market


Average temperatures in Downham Market vary greatly. 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 25th 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 Downham Market, 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 73.2°F (22.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.4°F (11.9°C) at night.

Downham Market Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Downham Market 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.

Downham Market Perceived Temperature (F)


Downham Market Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Downham Market 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 44.8 39.7 33.5
Feb 45.9 39.9 33.5
Mar 51.6 43.3 34.9
Apr 58.5 48.9 39.6
May 62.6 53.8 44.7
Jun 67.3 58.5 49.5
Jul 71.9 62.5 53.6
Aug 71.2 62 53.3
Sep 66.1 57.3 48.6
Oct 59.4 52.1 44.6
Nov 51.2 45.6 38.9
Dec 45.5 40.4 34.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.1 4.3 0.8
Feb 7.7 4.4 0.8
Mar 10.9 6.3 1.6
Apr 14.7 9.4 4.2
May 17 12.1 7.1
Jun 19.6 14.7 9.7
Jul 22.2 16.9 12
Aug 21.8 16.7 11.8
Sep 18.9 14.1 9.2
Oct 15.2 11.2 7
Nov 10.7 7.6 3.8
Dec 7.5 4.7 1.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Downham Market 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 mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Downham Market? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to early to mid April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Downham Market is often around around December 17th 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 Downham Market.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 1.7 2.1
Feb 18% 2.7 1.7
Mar 16% 6.4 1.6
Apr 11% 36.2 1
May 18% 0.4 2.1
Jun 23% 0 2.2
Jul 25% 0 2.6
Aug 22% 0 2.9
Sep 15% 0 1.6
Oct 21% 44.1 2.5
Nov 26% 16.2 2.5
Dec 22% 5.1 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 4.3 5.3
Feb 18 6.9 4.3
Mar 16 16.3 4.1
Apr 11 91.9 2.5
May 18 1 5.3
Jun 23 0 5.6
Jul 25 0 6.6
Aug 22 0 7.4
Sep 15 0 4.1
Oct 21 112 6.4
Nov 26 41.1 6.4
Dec 22 13 5.1


Humidity and Wind

Downham Market has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (66.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (85.1%).

Wind in Downham Market is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 10.3 knots (11.9 MPH or 19.1 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 17 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.3 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Feb 9.5 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Mar 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Apr 8.7 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
May 9.3 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Jun 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jul 8.3 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Aug 8.7 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Sep 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Oct 8.8 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Nov 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Dec 10.2 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.8%
Feb 80.9%
Mar 72.4%
Apr 66.8%
May 66.3%
Jun 69.7%
Jul 68.9%
Aug 69.2%
Sep 74.4%
Oct 79.8%
Nov 85.1%
Dec 84.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Downham Market?

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 Downham Market, the United Kingdom is February, followed by August and March. 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 Downham Market 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.9 in December means 41.9% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Downham Market Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65°F (18.3°C) and 48.9°F (9.4°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 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 the most precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Downham Market, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.3°F (20.2°C) and 46.6°F (8.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Downham Market to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.9°F (9.4°C) and 43.5°F (6.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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