Newcomers to Cardiff should get comfortable with the idea of rain – though some years are rainier than others, Cardiff often ranks as the UK's wettest city.

The good news is that, despite frequent downpours, Cardiff's temperatures are manageable. June to August brings warm summers, with daytime temperatures averaging between 66°F and 72°F (19°C and 22°C). There's also a good amount of sunshine to be enjoyed during this time of year.

Cool, overcast winters occur from December to February, with maximum temperatures typically being around 48°F (9°C). The mercury rarely drops below freezing and snow is uncommon, only falling for an average of about three days a year.