The best times to visit Oakham for ideal weather are
June 11th 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.
Oakham Travel Guide
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Weather in Oakham
Average temperatures in Oakham 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 31st 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 Oakham, 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 71.3°F (21.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.3°F (11.8°C) at night.
Oakham Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Oakham Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Oakham Perceived Temperature (F)
Oakham Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Oakham 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Oakham 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 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 mid January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.
When can you find snow in Oakham? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to mid to late November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Oakham is often around around March 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 Oakham.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Oakham (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Oakham has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (65.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (88.3%).
Wind in Oakham is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by November and March. January’s average wind speed of around 11.9 knots (13.6 MPH or 22 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 to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 20.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Oakham.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||11.9||Significant breeze||17.9||Strong breeze|
|Feb||10.3||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|Mar||11.2||Significant breeze||17||Strong breeze|
|Apr||9.6||Gentle breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|May||10.2||Gentle breeze||15.8||Strong breeze|
|Jun||8.5||Gentle breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||9.6||Gentle breeze||15.1||Strong breeze|
|Aug||10||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||10.1||Gentle breeze||15.3||Strong breeze|
|Oct||9.9||Gentle breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
|Nov||11.3||Significant breeze||17.1||Strong breeze|
|Dec||9.9||Gentle breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Oakham?
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 Oakham, the United Kingdom is May, followed by July and September. 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 Oakham 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
Overall Oakham Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.6°F (18.1°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 6 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with about 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Oakham, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 65.9°F (18.8°C) and 41.6°F (5.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 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 Oakham to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.7°F (8.2°C) and 38.1°F (3.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.
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