London City Airport

EGLC · England, United Kingdom

Climate London City Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of London City Airport (EGLC) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 54.8 64 56 64 41 47
February 59.6 44 57 75 63 68
March 60.6 56 55 62 65 71
April 78.9 78 74 90 88 84
May 80.0 71 84 78 93
June 77.2 78 90 65 83
July 83.3 83 93 77 79
August 81.5 79 87 73 77
September 78.8 76 87 68 81
October 70.1 75 84 65 66
November 62.1 70 63 65 54
December 54.1 48 63 43 49
Average 71.3 61.8 70.6 81.2 68.0 74.1

28th best VFR conditions of United Kingdom

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 87.7 97 95 93 73 84
February 90.1 89 91 100 85 97
March 91.1 89 91 85 93 94
April 94.2 97 95 98 98 95
May 95.7 94 98 96 99
June 94.5 98 97 86 98
July 97.8 98 100 96 97
August 96.5 97 96 97 93
September 95.2 94 96 91 96
October 93.6 93 98 95 96
November 88.6 94 86 96 82
December 85.5 84 83 79 85
Average 93.3 93.2 94.2 95.0 91.3 93.9

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.5 9 9 9 7 10
February 10.3 12 10 11 9 11
March 11.8 12 11 12 11 12
April 14.5 14 14 15 12 17
May 18.2 18 19 15 20
June 22.3 24 22 22 22
July 23.9 22 26 23 23
August 23.2 23 26 21 24
September 20.6 24 20 21 21
October 16.4 18 18 16 15
November 11.7 11 13 11 13
December 9.5 11 6 10 9
Average 15.4 11.7 16.0 16.6 14.8 16.4

3rd highest temperature of United Kingdom

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 3.9 4 4 4 3 6
February 5.0 7 5 6 4 6
March 6.0 7 6 6 5 6
April 7.0 8 6 7 4 8
May 10.2 10 11 8 10
June 13.8 14 13 14 14
July 16.0 15 16 16 15
August 15.6 15 17 14 17
September 13.3 15 13 14 13
October 10.6 11 12 11 10
November 7.0 7 9 6 8
December 5.3 7 2 6 5
Average 9.1 6.5 9.5 9.7 8.8 9.7

78th lowest temperature of United Kingdom

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 12.0 6 11 6 27 9
February 14.5 16 4 11 22 20
March 13.6 12 22 13 11 9
April 7.8 8 12 4 4 6
May 7.9 5 11 15 2
June 7.9 3 5 15 11
July 6.6 10 0 9 8
August 8.1 7 3 10 11
September 6.7 5 8 6 4
October 13.9 10 10 10 30
November 12.6 15 19 6 10
December 15.6 18 8 17 16
Average 10.0 10.5 9.4 7.6 12.0 10.5

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.9 9 9 8 8 9
February 10.3 10 8 13 9 14
March 9.9 9 10 9 9 11
April 8.8 10 8 9 8 9
May 8.4 8 8 9 9
June 8.7 9 8 7 9
July 8.5 10 8 8 9
August 8.3 9 7 8 8
September 8.2 8 7 7 9
October 8.9 8 9 9 9
November 8.3 9 9 8 8
December 8.9 10 6 9 8
Average 8.9 9.6 8.7 8.3 8.1 9.1

3rd highest wind speed of United Kingdom

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 249° 248° 252° 250° 234°
February 232° 259° 243° 164° 246°
March 189° 235° 096° 250° 220°
April 247° 128° 066° 060° 093°
May 060° 239° 223° 096°
June 103° 207° 006° 215°
July 243° 240° 216° 257°
August 244° 131° 252° 239°
September 192° 264° 201° 264°
October 223° 212° 234° 231°
November 255° 221° 267° 227°
December 242° 348° 243° 226°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.