York, England Weather and Climate

York Weather and Historic Climate

York in North Yorkshire has a rich heritage and the Northern Europe's largest Gothic cathedral, York Minster. There are many museums in York, and you can walk the medieval walls. Like Bath, it's a Roman city, who named it Eboracum in 71 AD--but its history extends back to the Mesolithic.

York's climate is highly changeable. Summers can generally be thought of as sunny, but the mornings can be cloudy and damp. The city is prone to fog into the very early summer.

York - Best Times to Go

York is best in the spring, when the flowers are in bloom. Summer has the warmest weather, although you still have to expect some clouds, morning fog and showers. Winter is drab, but it seldom snows, November to January are cold and wet.

York Historic Temperatures and Precipitation

The climate charts below show the historic high and low temperatures and average monthly rainfall for York, England.

Current Conditions

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Yearly Temperature Chart

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Yearly Precipitation Chart

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Map Showing York

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