London weather in July (Greater London, United Kingdom)

What can you expect from the weather in London during July? This guide provides all the details you need.

In London the weather in July is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. July falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 23°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 14°C. On average, it has the peak temperatures of the year.

London in July usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 60 mm (show in inches) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 11 days of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 219 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, July is one of the better months to visit London. June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized London climate page with graphs.


London, monthly averages in July

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 13.5°C  
Max Temperature 22.8°C  
Chance of Rain 37%  
Precipitation 60 mm  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 65%  
Windspeed 11 km/h  
Sunshine 219 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 42%  

Where to go in the United Kingdom in July

Find out more about the weather in the United Kingdom in July and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in London in July?

For visitors traveling to London, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in July.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in London.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to the United Kingdom? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in the United Kingdom. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.