The best times to visit Ipswich for ideal weather are

June 18th 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 Ipswich Travel Info

Weather in Ipswich


Average temperatures in Ipswich vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 21st 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 Ipswich, 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 72.4°F (22.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.3°F (10.7°C) at night.

Ipswich Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Ipswich 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.

Ipswich Perceived Temperature (F)


Ipswich Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Ipswich 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 44.2 39.6 32.1
Feb 45.1 39.7 32
Mar 50.5 42.9 33.6
Apr 57.8 48.5 37.2
May 61.8 53.2 41.1
Jun 66.9 58 46.6
Jul 71.4 62.1 50.9
Aug 70.6 61.7 51.4
Sep 65.7 57.2 44.9
Oct 58.6 52 41.5
Nov 50.7 45.6 38.1
Dec 44.9 40.4 34

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.8 4.2 0.1
Feb 7.3 4.3 0
Mar 10.3 6.1 0.9
Apr 14.3 9.2 2.9
May 16.6 11.8 5.1
Jun 19.4 14.4 8.1
Jul 21.9 16.7 10.5
Aug 21.4 16.5 10.8
Sep 18.7 14 7.2
Oct 14.8 11.1 5.3
Nov 10.4 7.6 3.4
Dec 7.2 4.7 1.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ipswich 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 early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Ipswich? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Ipswich 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 Ipswich.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ipswich (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% 1.8 2.1
Feb 21% 1.2 1.9
Mar 15% 1.4 1.6
Apr 11% 0 1
May 19% 0 2.4
Jun 22% 0 1.9
Jul 24% 0 2.6
Aug 23% 0 2.6
Sep 15% 0 1.5
Oct 20% 0 2.3
Nov 28% 1.4 2.5
Dec 25% 4.2 2.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 4.6 5.3
Feb 21 3 4.8
Mar 15 3.6 4.1
Apr 11 0 2.5
May 19 0 6.1
Jun 22 0 4.8
Jul 24 0 6.6
Aug 23 0 6.6
Sep 15 0 3.8
Oct 20 0 5.8
Nov 28 3.6 6.4
Dec 25 10.7 5.3


Humidity and Wind

Ipswich has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (67.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (86%).

Wind in Ipswich is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and March. December’s average wind speed of around 10.1 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 late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Feb 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Mar 9.5 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
May 9 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Jun 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Jul 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Aug 8.5 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Sep 8.2 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Oct 8.5 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Dec 10.1 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 84.9%
Feb 81.8%
Mar 73.6%
Apr 67.8%
May 68.6%
Jun 69.7%
Jul 68.1%
Aug 69.4%
Sep 73.4%
Oct 80.5%
Nov 85.8%
Dec 86%


Is it Safe to Travel to Ipswich?

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 Ipswich, the United Kingdom is August, followed by July 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 Ipswich in November. 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 50.8 in November means 50.8% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Ipswich Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.4°F (18°C) and 48.2°F (9°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 busiest season for tourism in Ipswich, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68°F (20°C) and 46.2°F (7.9°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 Ipswich to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.2°F (9°C) and 42.5°F (5.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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