Monthly climate in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Last updated: June 27, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Birmingham features a oceanic climate (Cfb). Temperatures typically range between 5 °C (41 °F) and 18 °C (64 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to -7 °C (21 °F) or can rise to as high as 32 °C (91 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 827 mm (32.6 inches) and receives 146 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Birmingham enjoys an average of 2882 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 7 hours 43 minutes to 16 hours 43 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom §

The warmest months in Birmingham are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 16 to 18 °C (60 - 64 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 5 to 6 °C (41 - 43 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Birmingham experiences 10 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 23 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 14°C
(58°F)
18°C
(64°F)
20°C
(69°F)
24°C
(75°F)
26°C
(79°F)
30°C
(86°F)
32°C
(91°F)
32°C
(90°F)
29°C
(84°F)
23°C
(73°F)
17°C
(63°F)
14°C
(57°F)
Mean maximum 12°C
(54°F)
14°C
(58°F)
17°C
(63°F)
22°C
(71°F)
23°C
(74°F)
26°C
(79°F)
29°C
(84°F)
27°C
(81°F)
25°C
(77°F)
19°C
(66°F)
15°C
(59°F)
13°C
(55°F)
Average high 7°C
(45°F)
9°C
(48°F)
10°C
(51°F)
13°C
(56°F)
16°C
(62°F)
20°C
(68°F)
22°C
(71°F)
20°C
(69°F)
18°C
(65°F)
14°C
(58°F)
10°C
(50°F)
8°C
(47°F)
Daily mean 5°C
(41°F)
6°C
(43°F)
7°C
(45°F)
9°C
(48°F)
12°C
(54°F)
16°C
(60°F)
18°C
(64°F)
17°C
(62°F)
14°C
(58°F)
11°C
(52°F)
8°C
(46°F)
6°C
(43°F)
Average low 2°C
(36°F)
3°C
(38°F)
4°C
(39°F)
5°C
(41°F)
8°C
(46°F)
11°C
(53°F)
13°C
(56°F)
13°C
(56°F)
11°C
(51°F)
8°C
(47°F)
5°C
(41°F)
4°C
(39°F)
Mean minimum -2°C
(28°F)
-3°C
(27°F)
-1°C
(30°F)
-1°C
(31°F)
1°C
(35°F)
7°C
(46°F)
9°C
(48°F)
8°C
(47°F)
4°C
(40°F)
2°C
(37°F)
-1°C
(30°F)
-2°C
(29°F)
Minimum -5°C
(24°F)
-5°C
(23°F)
-6°C
(21°F)
-3°C
(27°F)
-0°C
(31°F)
7°C
(44°F)
6°C
(44°F)
7°C
(45°F)
2°C
(36°F)
-1°C
(31°F)
-2°C
(28°F)
-7°C
(21°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom §

Birmingham usually has the most precipitation in August, October and December, with an average of 13 rainy days and 84 mm (3.3 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Birmingham are January, April and September. On average, 53 mm (2.1 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 54 (2.1) 60 (2.4) 69 (2.7) 44 (1.7) 65 (2.5) 79 (3.1) 75 (3.0) 80 (3.2) 59 (2.3) 88 (3.5) 71 (2.8) 82 (3.2)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 10 12 14 9 12 13 12 12 11 12 13 16

Monthly sunshine hours in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom §

The sunniest months in Birmingham are May, June and July, when the sun shines an average of 12 hours 6 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Birmingham: January, November and December receive an average of 3 hours 15 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 81 140 188 300 375 350 388 341 278 220 118 101
Mean daily daylight hours 8h 15m 9h 53m 11h 54m 13h 58m 15h 46m 16h 43m 16h 13m 14h 35m 12h 36m 10h 33m 8h 42m 7h 43m

Solar UV radiation in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom §

Birmingham experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in May, July and August, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 7 - 8, which corresponds to the High / Very High category of sun exposure. January, November and December are in the Low exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 2. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Birmingham UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 1 3 4 5 7 3 8 7 5 3 2 1