Clothes Forecast

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What to wear in Cardiff?

What to wear in Cardiff? This page provides information on appropriate clothes when you travel to Cardiff.

Cardiff residents experience a temperate climate with hot summers and cold winters. The region rarely experiences extreme weather, meaning people can visit any time of the year. Cardiff's hottest summer month is July, while the coldest is January. Cardiff experiences moderate annual rainfall and snowfall during the winter.

We will provide you the information on appropriate clothes for the next 5 days and appropriate clothes for each season (and each month) in this city.

  1. 5 Day Clothes Forecast
  2. Clothes for Each Season

5 Day Clothes Forecast

5 day clothes forecast and weather forecast for Cardiff are as follows. These are updated daily.

Cardiff - Feb 05(Sunday)

During the day

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At night

A down jacket, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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Afternoon :

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Night :

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Cardiff - Feb 06(Monday)

During the day

A winter coat, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

At night

Colder than daytime, a down jacket is preferable to a coat.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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few clouds

Afternoon :

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clear sky

Night :

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scattered clouds

Cardiff - Feb 07(Tuesday)

During the day

It is cold enough to wear a coat, you will need winter clothes.

At night

A down jacket, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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clear sky

Afternoon :

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clear sky

Night :

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broken clouds

Cardiff - Feb 08(Wednesday)

During the day

A winter coat, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

At night

Colder than daytime, a down jacket is preferable to a coat.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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clear sky

Afternoon :

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clear sky

Night :

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clear sky

Cardiff - Feb 09(Thursday)

During the day

It is cold enough to wear a coat, you will need winter clothes.

At night

A down jacket, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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light rain

Afternoon :

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few clouds

Night :

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scattered clouds

5 Day Clothes Forecast describes the appropriate clothes according to the weather forecast temperature.

Clothes for Each Season

This section provides information on appropriate clothes for each season, appropriate clothes for each month (Monthly Clothes Forecast) and more useful information. Monthly Clothes Forecast describes the appropriate clothes according to average high/low temperature for each month.

Appropriate Clothes for Each Season

Seasonal weather in Cardiff

Cardiff's weather is unpredictable, and you could experience all four seasons in a single day and you should check the weather before planning your visit. The region's driest month is June, while the wettest is October. Pack appropriate clothing depending on the weather forecast and some warm outfits for when it rains or gets cold.

The days are shortest in the winter. It's also quite cold during this period, and visitors should pack warm clothes for maximum comfort. Cardiff's weather is milder in the spring, making it one of the best times to visit. You should expect some warm or sunny days. Cardiff's summer days are the longest; you should expect moderately warm to hot days.

Winter

You should pack appropriately when visiting Cardiff in the winter. For instance, you should pack warm clothes, including heavy jumpers, cardigans, and winter coats. The regional weather doesn't get freezing; however, it can still drop to 8 or 9 degrees Celsius, making visitors from tropical climates uncomfortable.

You should also pack thermal clothing and comfortable shoes if you plan sightseeing. Thermal clothes are perfect for keeping warm in cold regions and can help you get comfortable when visiting Cardiff. You should also carry a waterproof jacket, shoes, a warm hat, gloves, and warm socks to avoid getting wet or cold when you are out and about.

Spring

Cardiff's spring weather is tolerable and gets better as days go by. Spring is a great time to visit the city; however, you should prepare for unpredictable weather, including wet and sunny days. Cardiff's spring temperatures range between 17 and 11 degrees, and you should pack layered clothes if you get cold.

You should pack some t-shirts, dresses, and tops to wear on sunny and warm days when visiting the region. You should also pack light jumpers, cardigans, and leggings to add to your evening outfit. Pack a pair of waterproof shoes and a jacket when it rains.

Summer

Summer is the perfect time to visit Cardiff for people looking for a place to enjoy their vacation. The city's summer temperatures range between 21 and 22 degrees, perfect for individuals looking to explore the outdoors. You should pack light clothes, including tops and summer dresses. However, there's a substantial amount of rainfall in the region during summer, and you should pack waterproof clothes, including rainjackets, shows, and an umbrella in case it rains.

Autumn

Autumn is an excellent time to visit Cardiff; however, the weather gets colder as the days progress to October and November. Additionally, there's substantial rainfall during this season, and visitors should prepare by packing warm clothes. For instance, you should pack an umbrella, a waterproof coat, and shoes.

You should dress in layers, especially during the season's early months. Pack a light jumper or cardigan to wear when it gets cold and a heavier jacket in case it gets chilly. Also, pack a hat, scarves, gloves, and warm socks.

Monthly Clothes Forecast

The following are the recommended clothes for daytime and nighttime based on the average high/low temperatures for each month.

Monthly Clothes Forecast in Cardiff

monthClothes Forecast
JanDaytime:
A coat, gloves and a warm hat.
Nighttime:
Same as daytime.
FebDaytime:
A coat, gloves and a warm hat.
Nighttime:
Same as daytime.
MarDaytime:
A jacket or coat. Gloves and warm hat may be necessary.
Nighttime:
A coat, gloves and a warm hat.
AprDaytime:
A light jacket, sweater, or light winter clothes (jacket or coat).
Nighttime:
A coat, gloves and a warm hat.
MayDaytime:
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater.
Nighttime:
A jacket or coat. Gloves and warm hat may be necessary.
JunDaytime:
A long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater, but sometimes a short-sleeved shirt is good.
Nighttime:
A light jacket, sweater, or light winter clothes (jacket or coat).
JulDaytime:
A short-sleeved shirt, sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
Nighttime:
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater.
AugDaytime:
A short-sleeved shirt, sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
Nighttime:
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater.
SepDaytime:
A long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater, but sometimes a short-sleeved shirt is good.
Nighttime:
A light jacket, sweater, or light winter clothes (jacket or coat).
OctDaytime:
A light jacket, sweater, or light winter clothes (jacket or coat).
Nighttime:
A jacket or coat. Gloves and warm hat may be necessary.
NovDaytime:
A jacket or coat. Gloves and warm hat may be necessary.
Nighttime:
A coat, gloves and a warm hat.
DecDaytime:
A coat, gloves and a warm hat.
Nighttime:
Same as daytime.

Monthly average temperature

Low : Average low temperature, High : Average high temperature

More Information

Attractions

Cardiff is a beautiful city and Wales' capital. The city has lots of historic significance, including Cardiff Castle, which people regard as the most attractive and well-preserved among the dozens of castles within the region. The city is the perfect place to begin exploring when visiting Wales and has some of the best points of interest and tourist attractions.

You can enjoy Cardiff's rich history anywhere in the city and region, including the Victorian-era arcades and Cardiff Bay, considered the most significant port revitalization projects in Europe. You'll learn about the port's role in Wales and the UK's history. Wander through the wharves and warehouses and get the chance to enjoy a spot of shopping and dining.

Cardiff is also perfect for exploring other regional attractions, including the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia National Park. The park is a little up north, but it's worth a visit. However, it's vital to understand the region's weather before planning your trip.


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