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Seasonal Guide: The 10 pieces you need to pack for a trip to London in the spring
What to Wear to London in the Spring
London conjures grand images of royalty, romantic palaces and afternoon tea. A unique and historic city nestled on the River Thames, London’s vibe is that of renaissance life blended with burgeoning technologies. It is a melting pot of nationalities and beautiful languages. In a nutshell, London cannot be definitively defined. And, with so much history and culture to offer visitors and residents alike, London is a must-see for world travelers.
With the weather in mind, it should be a cinch to plan a wardrobe for London. Dependent on what you plan to do during your visit (enjoying a play at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, visiting historic pubs for a pint and some fish and chips or taking tea at the stunning Orangery), packing should be simple.
London Spring Weather
Average high temperatures for London in the spring can be found in the low-50s to the low-60s. While spring low temperature averages in London typically range from the upper-30s to the upper-40s. Below we have included a detailed monthly list of the the average high and low temperatures for London in the spring. Further, London has quite the rainy reputation. According to a 30-year study, it rains on average 109 days out of the year which is about 29% of the 365 calendar days. Side note: the average yearly rainfall in London is actually less than that of Miami, Orlando and NYC, respectively. London’s moderate weather pattern is owed primarily to its proximity to the coast.
- March Average Temperature (°F)
- High 50.5
- Low 38.8
- April Average Temperature (°F)
- High 55.4
- Low 42.1
- May Average Temperature (°F)
- High 62.6
- Low 47.7
This average weather list was adapted from The Best Times to Visit London article by U.S. News.
Below we feature 10 pieces to help you create on-trend, stylish and comfortable travel outfits for a spring vacation to London, England.
WHAT TO WEAR TO LONDON IN THE SPRING
LONDON SPRING PACKING GUIDE
THE 10 PIECES YOU NEED TO PACK FOR A TRIP TO LONDON IN THE SPRING
BUBBLEGUM PINK TROUSERS
CAMO AND LACE SHIRT
BLACK SUEDE SANDALS
- H&M Skinny Low Jeans in Light Denim Blue – $29.99
KHAKI RUFFLE JUMPSUIT
LEOPARD DETAIL RAINCOAT
- DOLCE & GABBANA Leopard Detail Coat – $4,695
BLACK ANKLE WRAP SNEAKERS
BLACK DEEP “V” BODYSUIT
- ALIX Irving Bodysuit – $165
BLACK TOTE BAG
- ALLSAINTS Paradise Tote – $348
BLACK FISHNET PANTYHOSE
Finding what to wear to London in the spring is so much fun! It is such a unique and historical city for which you can pack. Prepare for rain and be sure to dress warm as temperatures will be cool, with averages in the mid-40s to mid-50s Fahrenheit. With this in mind, choosing a London packing list with layering items that work well in the frequent rains can make your vacation to London, England a trip to treasure for a lifetime.