Cardiff has a mild climate with no dry season. Even when it is sunny, the British weather can seem cold and damp to students, especially those used to warmer climates.
A year in Cardiff
The chart below will give you a good idea of what the weather is like in Cardiff throughout an average year:
In addition to your ordinary clothes, we recommend bringing the following comfortable and practical items for your time in Cardiff:
A good rain coat
A hat or umbrella
Sturdy shoes for walking
It is quite possible for the day to start off cool and wet and change by lunchtime to a warm and sunny afternoon - or the other way around. There is a saying in Wales that you can experience all four seasons in one day!