London weather in October (Greater London, United Kingdom)

The average maximum daytime temperature in London in October lies at 15.1°C (59.18°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 7.3°C (45.14°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during October is moderate with an average of 82mm (3.2 inches). There are generally around 13 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 113 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


London, monthly averages in October

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Min Temperature 7 °C  
Max Temperature 15 °C  
Chance of Rain 44%  
Precipitation 81mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 78% *  
Sunshine 113 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 34% *  

Where to stay in London

Where to go in the United Kingdom in October

Find out more about the weather in the United Kingdom in October 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 to wear in October? Visitors traveling to London should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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