The best times to visit Norwich for ideal weather are

June 4th to October 7th

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

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Weather in Norwich

Temperature

Average temperatures in Norwich vary somewhat. 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 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 Norwich, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 72.2°F (22.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.2°F (12.9°C) at night.

Norwich Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Norwich 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.

Norwich Perceived Temperature (F)

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Norwich Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Norwich 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 41 36.6
Feb 45.3 40.8 36.5
Mar 49.4 43.4 37.7
Apr 54.8 48 41.9
May 59.5 52.8 46.6
Jun 63.8 57.3 51.3
Jul 69 61.6 55
Aug 69.9 62.1 55.4
Sep 64.6 58 51.9
Oct 58.8 53.2 47.7
Nov 51.5 47.1 42.2
Dec 46.1 42.1 37.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.2 5 2.6
Feb 7.4 4.9 2.5
Mar 9.7 6.3 3.2
Apr 12.7 8.9 5.5
May 15.3 11.6 8.1
Jun 17.7 14.1 10.7
Jul 20.6 16.4 12.8
Aug 21.1 16.7 13
Sep 18.1 14.4 11.1
Oct 14.9 11.8 8.7
Nov 10.8 8.4 5.7
Dec 7.8 5.6 3.1


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Norwich 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 mid to late November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in Norwich? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Norwich.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Norwich (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% 0 2.1
Feb 20% 0 1.6
Mar 16% 0 1.7
Apr 14% 0 1.2
May 19% 0 2
Jun 21% 0 2.3
Jul 21% 0 2.1
Aug 20% 0 2.4
Sep 16% 0 1.5
Oct 22% 0 2.5
Nov 30% 0 2.8
Dec 24% 0 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 5.3
Feb 20 0 4.1
Mar 16 0 4.3
Apr 14 0 3
May 19 0 5.1
Jun 21 0 5.8
Jul 21 0 5.3
Aug 20 0 6.1
Sep 16 0 3.8
Oct 22 0 6.4
Nov 30 0 7.1
Dec 24 0 5.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Norwich has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (71.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.5%).

Wind in Norwich is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 14.7 knots (17 MPH or 27.3 KPH) is considered “a moderate 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 22.2 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 14.1 Significant breeze 20.2 Strong breeze
Feb 13 Significant breeze 18.8 Strong breeze
Mar 12.8 Significant breeze 18.6 Strong breeze
Apr 11.1 Significant breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
May 11.8 Significant breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Jun 10.4 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Jul 10.4 Gentle breeze 15.8 Strong breeze
Aug 11.1 Significant breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Sep 11.6 Significant breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Oct 12.3 Significant breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Nov 13.6 Significant breeze 19.7 Strong breeze
Dec 14.7 Significant breeze 20.8 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.7%
Feb 80%
Mar 75.7%
Apr 75%
May 71.8%
Jun 75%
Jul 74%
Aug 71.9%
Sep 75.6%
Oct 78.4%
Nov 82.5%
Dec 81.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Norwich?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Norwich, the United Kingdom is August, followed by September and October. 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 Norwich 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.8 in December means 58.8% of the tourists vs. August.


Overall Norwich 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 47.6°F (8.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 moderate precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Norwich, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 66.5°F (19.2°C) and 47.6°F (8.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 9 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 Norwich to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.6°F (8.7°C) and 43.4°F (6.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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