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Weather Averages for London in August
Averages for London in August
August remains very warm and sunny in London. Daytime temperatures reach a pleasant high of 22°C (72°F) and only fall to 13°C (55°F) in the evenings.
With 6 hours of sunshine each day, you can go out sightseeing during the day before exploring London’s famous nightlife in the evenings!
There is a chance of showers on an average of 12 days this month so it would be a good idea to keep an umbrella with you.
London can be very busy and hot this time of year, so it may not be a good time to visit if you dislike heat and large crowds.
If you do decide to visit in August, Buckingham Palace will be open to the public. Here you can explore the Queen’s official residence and marvel at the array of paintings and furniture on display.
Accommodation is extremely expensive in London at this time of year, so you must be prepared to pay premium prices for your visit. However, there are some good deals to be found.
You can stay at the Grapevine Hotel in Pimlico, located just 10 minutes from Victoria Station with excellent transport links to the rest of the city. Hyde Park is just 1 mile away, and Buckingham Palace is 20 minutes away on foot. Here a double room for seven nights is on offer for £693.
And the Sani Hotel is located in Shepherd’s Bush, West London, and offers a double room from £744 for seven nights. There are plenty of shops, bars and cafes within walking distance, and the nearest tube station is a ten minute walk for transport links to central London.