Best time to visit Wales
The best time to visit in Wales is from May until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Wales is 19°C in July and the lowest is 7°C in January.
Wales has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Wales or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
Average weather Wales by month
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14 day weather forecast Wales
The weather for in Wales will be 15° till 11° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
The weather forecast for Wales is based on the weather conditions in the city of Cardiff.
Weather forecast this week
|Sunday 24 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|3.5 mm||80%||4 m/s||2|
|Monday 25 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.8 mm||65%||3 m/s||1|
|Tuesday 26 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||2 m/s||2|
|Wednesday 27 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||5 m/s||1|
|Thursday 28 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|14.9 mm||95%||6 m/s||1|
|Friday 29 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|15.0 mm||95%||8 m/s||2|
|Saturday 30 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|18.3 mm||95%||10 m/s||1|
Weather forecast next week
|Sunday 31 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.3 mm||70%||9 m/s||1|
|Monday 1 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.4 mm||25%||7 m/s||1|
|Tuesday 2 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||7 m/s||0|
|Wednesday 3 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.6 mm||35%||5 m/s||0|
|Thursday 4 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.7 mm||40%||3 m/s||0|
|Friday 5 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||10%||1 m/s||0|
|Saturday 6 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||2 m/s||0|
Wales has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Wales is 13° degrees and there is about 153 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 207 days a year with an average humidity of 84% and an UV-index of 3.
Climate table of Wales
|Day temp. (°C)||7||8||10||12||15||17||19||18||17||14||11||9|
|Night temp. (°C)||4||4||4||6||8||11||13||13||11||10||7||5|
|Days with rain||10||7||9||8||9||8||10||11||9||9||12||12|
|Days with snow||1||1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||1|
|Sun hours per day||4||4||6||8||8||8||8||8||7||5||4||4|
|Wind force (Bft)||4||4||4||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||4||4|
Wales weather by month
What is the average weather like in a given month for Wales? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.
Weather experiences Wales
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- Bardsey Island
- Barry Island
- Caldey Island
- Cardigan Island
- Cei Ballast
- Church Island
- East Mouse
- Flat Holm
- Holy Island
- Middle Head
- Middle Mouse
- Midland Isle
- Mumbles Head
- North Stack
- Puffin Island
- Ramsey Island
- Salt Island
- Sheep Island
- South Stack
- St Margaret's Island
- St Tudwal's Island East
- St Tudwal's Island West
- St. Catharina eiland
- Sully Island
- The Skerries
- Thorn Island
- Tusker Rock
- West Mouse
- Worm's Head
- Ynys Beri
- Ynys Cantwr
- Ynys Castell
- Ynys Dulas
- Ynys Eilun & Pont yr Eilun
- Ynys Faelog
- Ynys Feurig
- Ynys Gaint
- Ynys Gifftan
- Ynys Gored Goch
- Ynys Gwelltog
- Ynys Llanddwyn
- Ynys Moelfre
- Ynys y Bîg
Popular places in Wales
Frequently asked questions
Where is Wales?
Wales lies in a straight line about 18,783 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Cardiff).
How long is the flight to Wales?
The flight time from Auckland Airport to Wales is approximately 23 hours.
What are the largest airports in Wales?
These are the largest airports in Wales:
- London Gatwick Airport – London
- London City Airport – London
- London Heathrow Airport – London
- Birmingham International Airport – Birmingham
- Manchester Airport – Manchester
- Leeds Bradford Airport – Leeds
- Glasgow Prestwick Airport – Glasgow
- Newcastle Airport – Newcastle upon Tyne
- Nottingham Airport – Nottingham
- East Midlands Airport – Nottingham
- St. Mary's Airport – St Mary's
How many inhabitants are there in Wales?
Wales has approximately 3,063,456 inhabitants.
How big is Wales?
The area of Wales is around 20,761 km². It is 13x smaller than New Zealand.
What is the capital of Wales?
The capital of Wales is Cardiff.
What is the currency of Wales?
In Wales the Pound sterling (GBP) is used to pay.
Exchange rates on 24 October 2021
- 1 Pound sterling = 0.52 New Zealand dollar
- 1 New Zealand dollar = 1.92 Pound sterling
- 10 Pound sterling = 5.22 New Zealand dollar
- 10 New Zealand dollar = 19.17 Pound sterling
- 100 Pound sterling = 52.17 New Zealand dollar
- 100 New Zealand dollar = 191.68 Pound sterling
What is the area code of Wales?
The area code to call Wales is +44.