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London in August: A Guide on Things to do & Events

In August, London comes alive with a plethora of exciting events from music festivals and carnivals, to sporting activities and outdoor food events. This post lists all the best things to do in London in August.

London in August

Places to Visit & Things to do in London in August 2023

Tower of London

Weather in London in August

London weather is unpredictable. In August, the average high is 21°C (70°F), and the average low is 14°C (57°F). Having said that we have had heatwaves in August, and weeks when it has done nothing but rain. If you are visiting London, I recommend that you bring a light jacket just to be on the safe side. The table below summarises the weather in London in August.

Weather in London in August
Average Temperature 19°C / 66°F
Average High 21°C / 70°F
Average Low 14°C / 57°F
Average Day Temperature 18.4°C / 65°F
Average Night Temperature 17.8°C / 64°F
Average Sunshine Hours 6 Hours
Average Rainfall 48mm
Average Number of Rainy Days 13 Days

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