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type of clothing required in london during May

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type of clothing required in london during May

What is the temperature likein london around the first two weeks of MAY? What clothing should be carried??

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1. Re: type of clothing required in london during May

Bring lightweight clothes that you can layer up if you get cold. It can be cold or warm, it can be fine or wet, it isn't really possible to tell. Bring a lightweight waterproof jacket and hood to go over the top, just in case.

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Can't tell you what the temperature will be until the day arrives. Probably anywhere between about 10' and 75', may be pouring rain and high winds, or lovely sun and blue skies. Could be one thing in the morning and the other in the afternoon. Good chance you will experience both during the course of your stay. Bring layers so you can be ready for anything. Rain wear highly advisable and comfy shoes a must as you will do a lot of walking.

Have a great holiday

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Winter coat, t-shirts, jeans, shorts, Wellington boots and flip flops.

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Cooler than India, warmer than Alaska - but with the UK's variable and rapidly changing weather, it is impossible to predict quite where between these two extremes. Layers are the standard solution

Edited: 28 February 2014, 16:45
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My last post should gave read 25' not 75, but it's refusing to let me edit it

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Sandy: FYI: You can either edit for five minutes or until someone else responds to the same thread.

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7. Re: type of clothing required in london during May

Temperature likely to be between 10 and 18 oC, average around 15oC, Early may can bring warm weather but it will most probably rain for at least two or three days so bring waterproofs. It can get very hot on the tube so best to wear layers as suggested.

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"clothing required in london during May"

Yes.

Nudity on the tube can be awkward.

Sorry, couldn't help myself, will get my coat.

x

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9. Re: type of clothing required in london during May

You can decide for yourself nearer the time by looking at the weather forecast: bbc.co.uk/weather

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For someone from a warm climate, it can be Freezing. I was in the tower on May Day, had every layer of clothes I possessed on, and it was bitterly bitterly cold. at our hotel was a group of lovely ladies from India and they were in their beautiful lightweight clothes and were miserable.