What's the weather like in Nottingham

Located in the East Midlands, Nottingham has relatively mild summers in comparison to other parts of the country. The winters are fairly cool and the city experiences a large amount of rainfall throughout the year itself which is very typical of British weather.

The highest temperature that’s been recorded in Nottingham is a sweltering 36.1°C which was on 25th July 2019. The lowest recorded temperature was -13.3°C on 13th January 1987. For those not familiar with the area itself, the best months to travel to Nottingham to enjoy the good weather would be June, July, and August. This is pretty typical for many parts of the UK too. For the coldest months and perhaps a good excuse to hop on a plane to somewhere hot, it’s December, January & February.

When it comes to rainfall, unfortunately, Nottingham experiences quite a lot of it. Due to the oceanic climate, it has no wet or dry season. The city experiences plenty of precipitation that falls on average at 27.93 inches annually. For the wettest month of the year, it’s October and February will see the driest month of the year in this area of the UK.

Nottingham is one of the places that will also likely see snowfall, however, cases of heavy snow are rare and far and few between. Like the rest of the UK, Nottingham sees its fair share of overcast and cloudy skies. It also has a yearly wind speed of 8.3mph. All weather conditions are recorded at the Nottingham Weather Centre in Watnall.