The best times to visit Hereford for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 30th

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

 

 


Other Hereford Travel Info

Weather in Hereford

Temperature

Average temperatures in Hereford vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 28th 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 Hereford, 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 71.8°F (22.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.2°F (11.8°C) at night.

Hereford Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Hereford 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.

Hereford Perceived Temperature (F)

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Hereford Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Hereford 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)
Jan4640.634.1
Feb46.840.634.3
Mar51.643.435.3
Apr58.348.538.9
May62.153.444.3
Jun67.458.449.2
Jul70.561.452.5
Aug69.160.351.8
Sep65.556.447.6
Oct59.151.744.1
Nov51.545.839.1
Dec46.44134.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan7.84.81.2
Feb8.24.81.3
Mar10.96.31.8
Apr14.69.23.8
May16.711.96.8
Jun19.714.79.6
Jul21.416.311.4
Aug20.615.711
Sep18.613.68.7
Oct15.110.96.7
Nov10.87.73.9
Dec851.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hereford are September, April, 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 to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Hereford? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around April, especially close to early to mid April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Hereford 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 Hereford.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan31%1.82.9
Feb18%3.11.8
Mar17%1.41.8
Apr14%18.81.3
May21%02.5
Jun19%02.1
Jul25%02.7
Aug21%02.7
Sep12%01.6
Oct23%02.5
Nov30%0.63
Dec28%2.82.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan314.67.4
Feb187.94.6
Mar173.64.6
Apr1447.83.3
May2106.4
Jun1905.3
Jul2506.9
Aug2106.9
Sep1204.1
Oct2306.4
Nov301.57.6
Dec287.17.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Hereford has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (67.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84.2%).

Wind in Hereford is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and May. January’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 11.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.7Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
Feb5.2Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
Mar5.7Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Apr5Light breeze9.4Gentle breeze
May5.4Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
Jun4.6Light breeze8.5Gentle breeze
Jul4.3Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Aug4Light breeze8Gentle breeze
Sep3.9Barely noticeable7.8Gentle breeze
Oct4.1Light breeze8Gentle breeze
Nov5Light breeze9.6Gentle breeze
Dec5.3Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan82.2%
Feb79.4%
Mar72.4%
Apr69.4%
May67.3%
Jun68.6%
Jul69.6%
Aug72.7%
Sep75.8%
Oct82.1%
Nov84.2%
Dec83%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Hereford?

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 Hereford, the United Kingdom is August, followed by July and September. 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 Hereford 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

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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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 62.7 in December means 62.7% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Hereford Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.3°F (18.5°C) and 49.4°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hereford, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 47.2°F (8.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 9 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 Hereford to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.4°F (9.7°C) and 44.3°F (6.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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