The best times to visit Shrewsbury for ideal weather are

June 11th 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 Shrewsbury Travel Info

Weather in Shrewsbury

Temperature

Average temperatures in Shrewsbury 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 19th 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 Shrewsbury, 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 70.4°F (21.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49.9°F (9.9°C) at night.

Shrewsbury Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Shrewsbury 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.

Shrewsbury Perceived Temperature (F)

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Shrewsbury Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Shrewsbury 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 45.4 40.2 31.8
Feb 46.2 40.4 31.8
Mar 50.8 43.1 32.7
Apr 56.9 48.1 36.4
May 60.9 52.7 40.3
Jun 66.1 57.6 44.9
Jul 69.2 60.7 48.8
Aug 68 59.9 48.8
Sep 64.4 56.1 43.4
Oct 58.5 51.5 40.2
Nov 50.8 45.4 36.9
Dec 45.9 40.7 33

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.4 4.6 -0.1
Feb 7.9 4.7 -0.1
Mar 10.4 6.2 0.4
Apr 13.8 8.9 2.4
May 16.1 11.5 4.6
Jun 18.9 14.2 7.2
Jul 20.7 15.9 9.3
Aug 20 15.5 9.3
Sep 18 13.4 6.3
Oct 14.7 10.8 4.6
Nov 10.4 7.4 2.7
Dec 7.7 4.8 0.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Shrewsbury are April, March, 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 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 late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Shrewsbury? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Shrewsbury is often around around December 17th 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 Shrewsbury.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Shrewsbury (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 28% 1.2 2.4
Feb 20% 0.8 1.6
Mar 15% 2.9 1.3
Apr 14% 0.9 1.3
May 23% 0 2.4
Jun 20% 0 2.4
Jul 28% 0 3.1
Aug 22% 0 2.4
Sep 15% 0 1.8
Oct 23% 0.7 2.2
Nov 29% 1.4 2.6
Dec 28% 7.1 2.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 3 6.1
Feb 20 2 4.1
Mar 15 7.4 3.3
Apr 14 2.3 3.3
May 23 0 6.1
Jun 20 0 6.1
Jul 28 0 7.9
Aug 22 0 6.1
Sep 15 0 4.6
Oct 23 1.8 5.6
Nov 29 3.6 6.6
Dec 28 18 6.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Shrewsbury has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (67.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.9%).

Wind in Shrewsbury is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 9.2 knots (10.6 MPH or 17 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Feb 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Mar 8.5 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 8.4 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Jun 7.4 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Jul 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Aug 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Sep 7.3 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Oct 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Nov 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Dec 8.8 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.6%
Feb 78.4%
Mar 70.9%
Apr 67.1%
May 67.3%
Jun 69.2%
Jul 70%
Aug 71.4%
Sep 73.6%
Oct 78.2%
Nov 81.7%
Dec 81.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Shrewsbury?

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 Shrewsbury, the United Kingdom is August, 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 Shrewsbury 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 62.7 in December means 62.7% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Shrewsbury Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 63.9°F (17.7°C) and 48.6°F (9.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Shrewsbury, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 65.9°F (18.8°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 Shrewsbury to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.6°F (9.2°C) and 43.4°F (6.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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