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Oxford Weather And Best Time To Visit Oxford

Planning A Trip To Oxford? Here's a snapshot of Oxford weather and the best time to visit Oxford

Known to be a beautiful city, most tourists and sightseers flock to Oxford simply to admire its gorgeous views and architectural marvels. Oxford’s weather is apt for tourism all year round as each season brings about its own appeal for visitors to enjoy and experience. The peak season from a tourism perspective in Oxford is during the summer months of April through August, right after the exams finish and students and local crowd the streets to enjoy the season, with hoards of festivals happening around this time.


Oxford’s average temperatures vary largely, owing to the humidity levels, making the weather cold for six months in the year, with a fair amount of rainfall for the other half. Being less temperate than other areas, Oxford is at 27% for pleasant weather compared to other destinations across the world. The best and warmest part of the year is typically July, when the high temperature usually hit up to 23°C, while the night temperature rarely goes below 12°C.

Spring (March-May)

Spring (March-May):  Oxford Weather And Best Time To Visit Oxford
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The combined levels of temperatures and humidity make spring months of March through May relatively cold with the high temperature ranging from 19°C-9°C and rainfall occurrence fairly usual with about 4-7 days of precipitation each month. Spring is the second busiest time of the year for tourism in Oxford, making it an opportune time for those looking for things to do here.

Summer (June-August)

Summer (June-August):  Oxford Weather And Best Time To Visit Oxford
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June through August are fairly comfortable and cool with moderate rainfall ranging between 5-6 days in a month. Summer is the busiest time of the year for Oxford when lodging and accommodation tariffs are at an all-time high, so it’d be wise to make advance reservations.

Fall (September-November)

Fall (September-November):  Oxford Weather And Best Time To Visit Oxford
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The fall season experiences temperatures ranging from 20°C to 9°C, giving off a chilly feel, owing to the wind and humidity levels. Each month experiences a fair amount of rain or snowfall between 4-8 days, slowing down tourist traffic, leaving doors open for some lucrative hotel tariffs.

Winter (December-February)

Winter (December-February):  Oxford Weather And Best Time To Visit Oxford
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Winters in Oxford are cold and inappropriate for warm weather travelers. December through February experiences an average high of 9°C-7°C, with rain or snowfall amounting to 6-8 days in a month. The incoming tourist traffic is next to none during this time, so if you’re looking to enjoy wintertime here, this is the best time to visit.

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