The average maximum temperature in the winter months is 8°C and minimum temperature is around 2°C. Fog and chilly winds are common during York winters, not a good time for York holidays. The chills usually extend to the spring and early summer months. Summer months record an average maximum temperature of 22 °C and a minimum of 15 °C. The city receives snow and rain fall in the months of November, December and January but such weather conditions sometimes extend to April.
There are some wonderful festivals taking place in the late summer months, might be a good time to explore York.
The climate of York can be classified to be temperate. There are four distinct seasons with the winters being cold and windy and the summers having an average temperature of around 19 degree Celsius.
Spring: The months of March to May have mild temperatures and rainfall is not much prevalent.
Summer: June to early September have the highest temperatures and are considered to be Summers.
Autumn: The months of September and October are usually very damp and there is a significant drop in the temperature too.
Winter: The months of November to February are the coldest in the year. There is occasional rainfall also during this period.
The best time to visit York is during the Spring months of March to May. The weather is wonderful and one can see the flowers in full bloom. But this is also the peak season, so expect to wait in lines and face expensive tariffs at hotels.