The Ideal Time To Visit Liverpool

Liverpool is a world-famous city mainly thanks to the Beatles, Titanic and the football team of the same name. Liverpool is a dynamic and lively city overlooking the Irish Sea, close to the border with Wales. Liverpool is definitely worth a visit, especially for the various exciting attractions scattered throughout the city, including museums, neoclassical public buildings (such as the impressive St. George’s Hall), as well as top-notch nightclubs and an LQBTQ+ neighbourhood.

If you’re undecided about the best time to visit this UK city, here are some helpful tips regarding the climate, the most popular events of each season and attractions.

Climate, average temperature and precipitation

The climate in Liverpool is temperate and humid, but the city’s coastal location makes it milder than other cities in the UK. The temperature in the city is on average the same in all months. Winters are wet and rainy, but never too cold; slightly less rain in spring; summers are cool, sunny and not usually excessively hot, and sometimes windy; autumn is characterized by persistent clouds, rain and wind. The best time to visit the city is from May to September to enjoy days of mild weather, even with frequent showers, but still less torrential than the rest of the year.

But we want to remind you that Liverpool is a wonderful city where you will always find something to do. Moreover, you can always dress warmer or, for example, rent a car and then you will not be afraid of any rain or wind. And if you are traveling in a large group, then all over the world you can use the service of suv rent a car Dubai or coach rent, for example. The benefits of renting a car are numerous. By renting a car, you become the master of your time. You decide when to go, where to go, when to stop. It is very convenient when traveling to better explore the city.

The Beatles Statue in Liverpool

Liverpool in spring

Spring in Liverpool is very cool and temperatures rise quite slowly. May is the sunniest month of the year, although passing clouds can cover the sky several times during the day. Take advantage of the good weather and set out on a tour of Liverpool in the footsteps of the Beatles, the legendary English band that made music history and whose image is closely associated with the city.

Start at the Beatles History Museum, then move on to Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields and look out for the childhood homes of John, Paul, Ringo and George. In the spring, the highly anticipated Southport Flower Show of the Season is held, a fair entirely dedicated to flowers and plants. It is ideal for lovers of gardening, but also for those who want to surround themselves with spring colors and scents.

Liverpool in summer

In summer, the climate throughout the country changes so much that it can change very quickly in a few hours. Among the most beautiful things to do in Liverpool during the summer is walking around the Albert Dock. This area was once a disadvantaged area of ​​the city, but some time ago the area was reconstructed and it has a lot of restaurants, museums (such as the Maritime Museum and the Tate Gallery), as well as many pubs. If you are a big music player, in August Liverpool participates in musical events and concerts. 

Liverpool city centre from above

Liverpool in autumn

Autumn brings back gray and cloudy days, although there is no sharp drop in temperature. However, to avoid bad weather, it’s best to consider spending a few hours at one of the city’s many museums. And also visit 3 advantages of the city – the Royal Building (which at one time was the tallest building in Europe), the Cunard Building and the Liverpool Port building (built in honor of the British naval forces). In September, also visit the Liverpool International Street Festival, which attracts hundreds of street performers every year.

Liverpool in winter

Winter in Liverpool is usually cold and foggy, with strong northerly winds. However, snowfalls and frosts are quite rare. It might be a good idea to visit the city’s two cathedrals located at opposite ends of Hope Street. The first is the Great Cathedral of Anglican Worship, considered by some to be one of the most beautiful churches in the world; the other is a cathedral dedicated to Christ the King, with a rather bizarre appearance. However, if you’re more interested in exhibitions and art galleries, visit the Walker Gallery. 

As you can see, Liverpool offers a wide variety of activities throughout the year. And in any season your vacation in Liverpool will be unforgettable.


Founder and Editor, Clare Deane, shares her passion for all the amazing things happening in Liverpool. With a love of the local Liverpool music scene, dining out a couple of times a week and immersing herself in to all things arts and culture she's in a pretty good place to create some Liverpool Noise.

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