The best times to visit Horncastle for ideal weather are

June 4th 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 Horncastle Travel Info

Weather in Horncastle

Temperature

Average temperatures in Horncastle vary greatly. 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 Horncastle, 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 73.1°F (22.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.3°F (11.8°C) at night.

Horncastle Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Horncastle 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.

Horncastle Perceived Temperature (F)

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Horncastle Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Horncastle 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 45.1 40 34
Feb 46 40.1 33.7
Mar 51.3 43.3 35.3
Apr 57.8 48.7 40
May 62.2 53.6 44.8
Jun 66.9 58.4 49.9
Jul 71.5 62.3 53.5
Aug 71 61.9 53.2
Sep 66.1 57.5 49.2
Oct 59.3 52.1 44.7
Nov 51.1 45.4 38.7
Dec 45.3 40.3 34.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.3 4.4 1.1
Feb 7.8 4.5 0.9
Mar 10.7 6.3 1.8
Apr 14.3 9.3 4.4
May 16.8 12 7.1
Jun 19.4 14.7 9.9
Jul 21.9 16.8 11.9
Aug 21.7 16.6 11.8
Sep 18.9 14.2 9.6
Oct 15.2 11.2 7.1
Nov 10.6 7.4 3.7
Dec 7.4 4.6 1.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Horncastle 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 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 Horncastle? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late November to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Horncastle is often around around November 26th 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 Horncastle.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Horncastle (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 20% 1.3 1.8
Feb 19% 1.1 1.4
Mar 12% 0.4 1.2
Apr 11% 0 1.2
May 20% 0 2.2
Jun 23% 0 2.7
Jul 22% 0 2.1
Aug 22% 0 2.4
Sep 12% 0 1.3
Oct 19% 0.4 2
Nov 21% 2 2.1
Dec 18% 2.1 1.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 3.3 4.6
Feb 19 2.8 3.6
Mar 12 1 3
Apr 11 0 3
May 20 0 5.6
Jun 23 0 6.9
Jul 22 0 5.3
Aug 22 0 6.1
Sep 12 0 3.3
Oct 19 1 5.1
Nov 21 5.1 5.3
Dec 18 5.3 4.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Horncastle has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (64% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.9%).

Wind in Horncastle is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 10 knots (11.6 MPH or 18.6 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 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 16 Significant breeze
Feb 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Mar 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Apr 8.9 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
May 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Jun 8 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Jul 8 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Aug 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Sep 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Oct 8.4 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Nov 9.1 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Dec 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.1%
Feb 78.8%
Mar 70%
Apr 65.9%
May 64%
Jun 67.7%
Jul 66.3%
Aug 66%
Sep 70.4%
Oct 77.8%
Nov 82.9%
Dec 82.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Horncastle?

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 Horncastle, the United Kingdom is November, followed by September and June. 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 Horncastle 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 59.7 in December means 59.7% of the tourists vs. November.

 

 

Overall Horncastle Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.5°F (18.1°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 fairly slow 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 the most precipitation with about 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Horncastle, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.4°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: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Horncastle to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.9°F (9.4°C) and 43.3°F (6.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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