The best times to visit Thirsk for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 9th

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



Other Thirsk Travel Info

Weather in Thirsk


Average temperatures in Thirsk vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Thirsk, 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 70.3°F (21.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.2°F (10.7°C) at night.

Thirsk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Thirsk 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.

Thirsk Perceived Temperature (F)


Thirsk Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Thirsk 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 44.4 39.3 32.6
Feb 45.5 39.4 32.4
Mar 50.6 42.4 33.7
Apr 56.8 47.3 37.2
May 60.7 51.9 42.4
Jun 65.8 56.8 47.4
Jul 69.3 60.2 50.6
Aug 68.2 59.7 50.4
Sep 64.1 55.7 46.6
Oct 57.4 50.3 42.3
Nov 50 44.4 37
Dec 44.5 39.1 31.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.9 4.1 0.3
Feb 7.5 4.1 0.2
Mar 10.3 5.8 0.9
Apr 13.8 8.5 2.9
May 15.9 11.1 5.8
Jun 18.8 13.8 8.6
Jul 20.7 15.7 10.3
Aug 20.1 15.4 10.2
Sep 17.8 13.2 8.1
Oct 14.1 10.2 5.7
Nov 10 6.9 2.8
Dec 6.9 3.9 -0.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Thirsk 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 late July. For example, on the week of July 23rd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Thirsk? 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 Thirsk.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 0 2.4
Feb 19% 0 1.5
Mar 14% 0 1.4
Apr 13% 0 1.3
May 20% 0 2
Jun 21% 0 2.4
Jul 21% 0 2.2
Aug 22% 0 2.7
Sep 15% 0 2
Oct 18% 0 2.2
Nov 26% 0 2.8
Dec 23% 0 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 0 6.1
Feb 19 0 3.8
Mar 14 0 3.6
Apr 13 0 3.3
May 20 0 5.1
Jun 21 0 6.1
Jul 21 0 5.6
Aug 22 0 6.9
Sep 15 0 5.1
Oct 18 0 5.6
Nov 26 0 7.1
Dec 23 0 5.8


Humidity and Wind

Thirsk has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (69.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (83.7%).

Wind in Thirsk is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 9.4 knots (10.8 MPH or 17.4 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 17.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 9.4 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
Feb 8.7 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Mar 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Apr 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
May 8.8 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Jun 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jul 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Aug 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Sep 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Oct 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Nov 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Dec 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82%
Feb 80.7%
Mar 73.4%
Apr 70.8%
May 69.1%
Jun 72%
Jul 71.7%
Aug 72.6%
Sep 76%
Oct 82.3%
Nov 83.7%
Dec 83.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Thirsk?

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 Thirsk, the United Kingdom is October, followed by September and March. 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 Thirsk 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 63 in November means 63% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Thirsk Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.1°F (17.8°C) and 48.2°F (9°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 slowest season for tourism in Thirsk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 66.4°F (19.1°C) and 44.9°F (7.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 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 Thirsk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.2°F (9°C) and 43.2°F (6.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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