The best times to visit Swindon for ideal weather are

June 4th 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 Swindon Travel Info

Weather in Swindon


Average temperatures in Swindon 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 32nd 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 Swindon, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 72.6°F (22.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.6°F (12.6°C) at night.

Swindon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Swindon 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.

Swindon Perceived Temperature (F)


Swindon Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Swindon 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 45.9 40.3 33.4
Feb 46.3 40.3 33.7
Mar 51.9 43.6 35.5
Apr 58.4 48.9 39.5
May 62.6 53.8 44.8
Jun 67.6 58.8 49.9
Jul 71.3 62.4 53.5
Aug 69.5 60.9 52.7
Sep 65.7 57.2 48.7
Oct 59 52 44.5
Nov 51.4 45.6 38.6
Dec 46.2 40.7 33.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.7 4.6 0.8
Feb 7.9 4.6 0.9
Mar 11.1 6.4 1.9
Apr 14.7 9.4 4.2
May 17 12.1 7.1
Jun 19.8 14.9 9.9
Jul 21.8 16.9 11.9
Aug 20.8 16.1 11.5
Sep 18.7 14 9.3
Oct 15 11.1 6.9
Nov 10.8 7.6 3.7
Dec 7.9 4.8 0.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Swindon are March, April, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 1st.

When can you find snow in Swindon? 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 Swindon.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 21% 0 2.9
Feb 15% 0 1.2
Mar 11% 0 1.1
Apr 11% 0 1.1
May 17% 0 1.7
Jun 18% 0 5.5
Jul 11% 0 3.1
Aug 22% 0 6.2
Sep 19% 0 10.7
Oct 20% 0 11.5
Nov 14% 0 6.1
Dec 18% 0 3.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 0 7.4
Feb 15 0 3
Mar 11 0 2.8
Apr 11 0 2.8
May 17 0 4.3
Jun 18 0 14
Jul 11 0 7.9
Aug 22 0 15.7
Sep 19 0 27.2
Oct 20 0 29.2
Nov 14 0 15.5
Dec 18 0 8.4


Humidity and Wind

Swindon has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (67.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (91.2%).

Wind in Swindon is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and May. 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 18.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 9.2 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Feb 8.4 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Mar 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Apr 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
May 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Jun 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Jul 8 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Aug 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Sep 6.9 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Oct 7.5 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Nov 8.1 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Dec 8.8 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 89.2%
Feb 83.9%
Mar 73.8%
Apr 70.7%
May 70.3%
Jun 70.3%
Jul 67.5%
Aug 74.6%
Sep 76.4%
Oct 84.8%
Nov 91.2%
Dec 90.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Swindon?

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 Swindon, the United Kingdom is July, 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 Swindon in November. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 65.1 in November means 65.1% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Swindon Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.5°F (18.6°C) and 49.3°F (9.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 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 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Swindon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.9°F (19.9°C) and 47.6°F (8.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 Swindon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.3°F (9.6°C) and 43.7°F (6.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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