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Weather in May?

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Weather in May?

I'm planning to travel to London in late May into early June. What kind of temperatures should I prepare for? The climate summaries say that temps range from 48 to 63 degrees F (9 to 17 degrees C) in May. Long sleeves or short sleeves? Should I bring a long underwear top? I figure I will need a light jacket with a zip-out fleece lining.

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1. Re: Weather in May?

We've had heatwaves in May and we've had snow in May. Your guess is as good as ours.

; )

Seriously, it's more likely to be mild and fairly warm, but you can never rule out a cold snap. Layers and lots of them, just in case.

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2. Re: Weather in May?

I've been several times in early May and it was chilly, but as the days went by it warmed up. So I would expect late May, early June would be very pleasant. Like Trillian said, bring layers. I doubt if you need the zip-out fleece lining or long underwear, though if you're coming from a hot climate it'll may be cooler than you're used to that time of year.