The best times to visit Hitchin for ideal weather are

June 11th 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 Hitchin Travel Info

Weather in Hitchin

Temperature

Average temperatures in Hitchin 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 23rd 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 Hitchin, 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 72.5°F (22.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.3°F (11.3°C) at night.

Hitchin Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Hitchin 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.

Hitchin Perceived Temperature (F)

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Hitchin Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Hitchin 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 44.9 40.2 34.6
Feb 45.3 39.8 33.6
Mar 50.9 42.9 35.2
Apr 57.8 48.3 38.7
May 61.6 52.9 43.4
Jun 66.9 58 48.5
Jul 71.3 61.9 52.2
Aug 70.2 61.3 53.1
Sep 65.7 56.9 47.7
Oct 58.9 51.8 43.9
Nov 50.6 45.3 39.7
Dec 45.3 40.6 34.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.2 4.6 1.4
Feb 7.4 4.3 0.9
Mar 10.5 6.1 1.8
Apr 14.3 9.1 3.7
May 16.4 11.6 6.3
Jun 19.4 14.4 9.2
Jul 21.8 16.6 11.2
Aug 21.2 16.3 11.7
Sep 18.7 13.8 8.7
Oct 14.9 11 6.6
Nov 10.3 7.4 4.3
Dec 7.4 4.8 1.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hitchin 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 mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Hitchin? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around August, especially close to mid to late August. The best time to ski (if at all) in Hitchin is often around around August 20th 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 Hitchin.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 26% 1.5 2.2
Feb 20% 0.8 1.7
Mar 14% 1.2 1.2
Apr 11% 0 1
May 20% 0 2.2
Jun 20% 0 1.9
Jul 23% 0 2.4
Aug 21% 5.9 2.4
Sep 14% 0 1.4
Oct 21% 0 2.4
Nov 23% 5.9 2.2
Dec 22% 0 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 26 3.8 5.6
Feb 20 2 4.3
Mar 14 3 3
Apr 11 0 2.5
May 20 0 5.6
Jun 20 0 4.8
Jul 23 0 6.1
Aug 21 15 6.1
Sep 14 0 3.6
Oct 21 0 6.1
Nov 23 15 5.6
Dec 22 0 5.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Hitchin has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (67.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (85.7%).

Wind in Hitchin is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 10 knots (11.5 MPH or 18.4 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 16.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 10 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Feb 9.2 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Mar 9.5 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Apr 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Jun 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jul 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Aug 8.1 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Sep 8 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Oct 8.6 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Nov 9.1 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Dec 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.7%
Feb 82.6%
Mar 74.4%
Apr 70.8%
May 71.1%
Jun 71.2%
Jul 67.6%
Aug 69.1%
Sep 73.2%
Oct 80.3%
Nov 85.7%
Dec 84.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Hitchin?

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 Hitchin, the United Kingdom is September, followed by July and February. 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 Hitchin 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55.7 in December means 55.7% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Hitchin 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 48.3°F (9.1°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 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hitchin, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.7°F (19.8°C) and 46.2°F (7.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 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 Hitchin to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.3°F (9.1°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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