The best times to visit Petworth for ideal weather are

May 28th 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.

 

 


Other Petworth Travel Info

Weather in Petworth

Temperature

Average temperatures in Petworth 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 30th 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 Petworth, 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 72.5°F (22.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.6°F (13.1°C) at night.

Petworth Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Petworth 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.

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Petworth Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Petworth 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 46.8 42.4 36.4
Feb 47.3 42.1 35.9
Mar 51.6 44.6 37.2
Apr 57.6 49.6 41
May 61.7 54.5 46.1
Jun 67 59.5 51.4
Jul 70.4 62.8 55.1
Aug 69.5 62.4 55.9
Sep 66.3 58.6 50.8
Oct 60.2 54.2 45.9
Nov 53.3 48.6 42.4
Dec 47.9 43.3 37.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8.2 5.8 2.4
Feb 8.5 5.6 2.2
Mar 10.9 7 2.9
Apr 14.2 9.8 5
May 16.5 12.5 7.8
Jun 19.4 15.3 10.8
Jul 21.3 17.1 12.8
Aug 20.8 16.9 13.3
Sep 19.1 14.8 10.4
Oct 15.7 12.3 7.7
Nov 11.8 9.2 5.8
Dec 8.8 6.3 2.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Petworth are March, September, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Petworth? 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Petworth (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 31% 0 3.8
Feb 26% 0 2.7
Mar 16% 0 1.5
Apr 18% 0 1.7
May 17% 0 1.9
Jun 19% 0 2.1
Jul 20% 0 2
Aug 21% 0 2.6
Sep 16% 0 1.7
Oct 22% 0 2.8
Nov 30% 0 3.2
Dec 29% 0 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 31 0 9.7
Feb 26 0 6.9
Mar 16 0 3.8
Apr 18 0 4.3
May 17 0 4.8
Jun 19 0 5.3
Jul 20 0 5.1
Aug 21 0 6.6
Sep 16 0 4.3
Oct 22 0 7.1
Nov 30 0 8.1
Dec 29 0 8.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Petworth has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (72.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (83.9%).

Wind in Petworth is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by November and May. December’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.4 MPH or 19.9 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 mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 19.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 9.8 Gentle breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Mar 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.7 Strong breeze
Apr 8.9 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
May 9.9 Gentle breeze 15.7 Strong breeze
Jun 9.4 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Jul 9.7 Gentle breeze 15.6 Strong breeze
Aug 9.4 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Sep 8.6 Gentle breeze 14 Strong breeze
Oct 9.4 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Nov 10.6 Gentle breeze 17.4 Strong breeze
Dec 10.7 Gentle breeze 17.9 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.9%
Feb 82.8%
Mar 76.9%
Apr 74.6%
May 72.5%
Jun 72.5%
Jul 73.4%
Aug 74.9%
Sep 76.6%
Oct 81.1%
Nov 83.6%
Dec 83.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Petworth?

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 Petworth, the United Kingdom is April, followed by August 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 Petworth 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

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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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 46.6 in March means 46.6% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Petworth Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65°F (18.3°C) and 49.4°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Petworth, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.3°F (20.2°C) and 48.7°F (9.3°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Petworth to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.4°F (9.7°C) and 44.8°F (7.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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