Best weather to visit England

England Weather: Summer

The warmest time of the year promises longer days, periodic thunderstorms, and occasional heat waves

Summer in England - Best Time
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Darren Flinders

Even though England receives more sunshine than other parts of the UK, summers here are still cooler than on the continent. Storms and frequent rains occur mainly in the second half of the summer. And the hottest month is July, when the temperature rises to 30°C.

In a Field of Buttercups, July
In a Field of Buttercups, July

But generally, moderate summer weather provides great oportunities to spend time outdoors. It attracts the greatest number of tourists to England, flooding cities and coastal regions of the country. The English themselves prefer to leave their houses during summer and go to warmer coasts

Summer in England - Best Season
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