The best times to visit Leek for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 16th

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



Other Leek Travel Info

Weather in Leek


Average temperatures in Leek 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 less temperate than some — in the 15th 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 Leek, 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 66.3°F (19.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.6°F (11.4°C) at night.

Leek Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Leek 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.

Leek Perceived Temperature (F)


Leek Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Leek 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 41.6 37.5 33.2
Feb 42.2 37.7 33.6
Mar 47.3 40.5 35.1
Apr 53.6 45.7 39.2
May 57.4 49.7 43.2
Jun 62.8 54.8 47.9
Jul 65.3 57.8 51.5
Aug 64.4 57.1 51.2
Sep 60.5 53.6 48
Oct 54.4 48.9 44
Nov 47.3 42.9 38.3
Dec 42.3 38.2 33.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.3 3.1 0.7
Feb 5.7 3.2 0.9
Mar 8.5 4.7 1.7
Apr 12 7.6 4
May 14.1 9.8 6.2
Jun 17.1 12.7 8.8
Jul 18.5 14.3 10.8
Aug 18 13.9 10.7
Sep 15.8 12 8.9
Oct 12.4 9.4 6.7
Nov 8.5 6.1 3.5
Dec 5.7 3.4 1.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Leek are April, March, and then June. 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 is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Leek? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Leek is often around around January 29th 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 Leek.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 37% 3.2 3.4
Feb 28% 2.2 2.5
Mar 22% 1.2 2
Apr 19% 1 1.7
May 25% 0.8 2.8
Jun 24% 0 3.1
Jul 35% 0.8 3.9
Aug 28% 0 2.9
Sep 25% 0.4 2.5
Oct 33% 0.7 3.4
Nov 37% 1.3 3.7
Dec 33% 1.7 3.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 37 8.1 8.6
Feb 28 5.6 6.4
Mar 22 3 5.1
Apr 19 2.5 4.3
May 25 2 7.1
Jun 24 0 7.9
Jul 35 2 9.9
Aug 28 0 7.4
Sep 25 1 6.4
Oct 33 1.8 8.6
Nov 37 3.3 9.4
Dec 33 4.3 8.9


Humidity and Wind

Leek has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (76.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (92.4%).

Wind in Leek is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 10.5 knots (12.1 MPH or 19.4 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 18.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.5 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Feb 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Mar 10.1 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
Apr 10 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
May 9.9 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Jun 8.4 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Jul 7.9 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Aug 7.6 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Sep 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Oct 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Nov 9.9 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Dec 10.1 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 90.6%
Feb 86.9%
Mar 80.8%
Apr 76.3%
May 77.5%
Jun 77.3%
Jul 79.6%
Aug 81.2%
Sep 84.1%
Oct 88.6%
Nov 91.9%
Dec 92.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Leek?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 27, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Leek, the United Kingdom is July, followed by October and December. 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 Leek in March. 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 57.9 in March means 57.9% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Leek Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 60.7°F (15.9°C) and 44.9°F (7.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 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 brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Leek, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 43°F (6.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 11 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 Leek to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44.9°F (7.2°C) and 39.9°F (4.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 12 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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