New arrivals to Northampton can expect a temperate and moderate maritime climate characterised by short and comfortable summers (June to September), while winters (December to February) are long and chilly.
Despite the cold winters, newcomers will be delighted to find that the weather in Northampton is rarely ever extreme, although the winter months may bring instances of snowfall. Summer temperatures are wonderfully warm and typically hover around 65°F (18°C) and winter lows are typically around 44°F (6°C). There are long, light evenings in the summer months, allowing plenty of time for outdoor activities.
The Midlands region experiences significant levels of rainfall, and the wettest months of the year are between May and February. Newcomers to Northampton should be sure to pack their rain boots and umbrellas.