The best times to visit Kendal for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 2nd

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



Other Kendal Travel Info

Weather in Kendal


Average temperatures in Kendal vary somewhat. 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 far less temperate than some — in the 7th 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 Kendal, 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 65.4°F (18.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 46.3°F (7.9°C) at night.

Kendal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Kendal 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.

Kendal Perceived Temperature (F)


Kendal Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Kendal 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 41.7 37.5 31.9
Feb 42.6 37.2 30.6
Mar 46.7 39.8 31.6
Apr 52.9 44.5 34.6
May 56.4 48.6 39.2
Jun 61.8 53.8 43.7
Jul 64.6 56.9 47.3
Aug 63.1 56.1 46.9
Sep 59.9 52.6 42.9
Oct 54.2 48.1 39.7
Nov 47.6 42.4 35.7
Dec 42.6 37.6 31

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.4 3.1 -0.1
Feb 5.9 2.9 -0.8
Mar 8.2 4.3 -0.2
Apr 11.6 6.9 1.4
May 13.6 9.2 4
Jun 16.6 12.1 6.5
Jul 18.1 13.8 8.5
Aug 17.3 13.4 8.3
Sep 15.5 11.4 6.1
Oct 12.3 8.9 4.3
Nov 8.7 5.8 2.1
Dec 5.9 3.1 -0.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kendal are June, April, 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 is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

When can you find snow in Kendal? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Kendal is often around around January 15th 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 Kendal.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 45% 1.2 10
Feb 35% 0.9 5.6
Mar 34% 1.5 5.2
Apr 26% 0 3.6
May 33% 0 4.2
Jun 23% 0 3.5
Jul 38% 0 5.6
Aug 42% 0 6.6
Sep 28% 0 4.4
Oct 42% 0 7.6
Nov 51% 0.8 9.7
Dec 50% 1.2 10.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 45 3 25.4
Feb 35 2.3 14.2
Mar 34 3.8 13.2
Apr 26 0 9.1
May 33 0 10.7
Jun 23 0 8.9
Jul 38 0 14.2
Aug 42 0 16.8
Sep 28 0 11.2
Oct 42 0 19.3
Nov 51 2 24.6
Dec 50 3 27.7


Humidity and Wind

Kendal has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (72.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (84%).

Wind in Kendal is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 9.9 knots (11.4 MPH or 18.3 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 18.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 9.9 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Feb 8.3 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Mar 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.3 Strong breeze
Apr 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
May 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.2 Strong breeze
Jun 6.4 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Jul 6.5 Light breeze 12.1 Strong breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Sep 6.8 Light breeze 12.7 Strong breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Nov 8.7 Gentle breeze 15.8 Strong breeze
Dec 9.6 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.6%
Feb 83.8%
Mar 77.5%
Apr 73.9%
May 72.7%
Jun 74.4%
Jul 77.3%
Aug 79.2%
Sep 79.2%
Oct 81.8%
Nov 83.3%
Dec 84%


Is it Safe to Travel to Kendal?

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 Kendal, the United Kingdom is July, followed by March and May. 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 Kendal in June. 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 66.3 in June means 66.3% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Kendal Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 60.5°F (15.8°C) and 45°F (7.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Kendal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 61.8°F (16.6°C) and 42.8°F (6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 8 to 15 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 Kendal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 45°F (7.2°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 10 to 15 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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