The weather in Leeds is characterised by mild summers with moderate rainfall and cold winters with instances of snowfall and frost.
The winter months in Leeds – December to February – are generally cloudy with high humidity and strong winds. Rain is fairly frequent during winter and the mercury drops below 23°F (-5°C) on the coldest nights of the year.
Summers in Leeds bring a reprieve from the cold, though the weather remains mild rather than hot. July is the warmest month in Leeds, with an average temperature of 67°F (19°C) and the possibility of rainfall, although not as frequently as in winter. Heatwaves do occur but are rare and tend to be short-lived.
► Read Getting Around in Leeds to learn more about the city's public transport system
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