Weather in England, United Kingdom in August

So you're interested in going to England, United Kingdom in August

August is a slightly cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in England. August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in England for any length of time. Consider visiting England in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in England in August

The average maximum temperature in England in August is 19°. The average maximum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average temperature in England in August is 15°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in England in August is 13°. The minimum temperature is 13° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

Sunshine in England in August

The average day light hours per day in England in August are 14.7 and there are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in England in August is typically 6.2 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in England in August

The average sea water temperature in England in August is 18.2° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in England in August

The average total rainfall in England in August is 1.6cm and on average there are 14.9 rainy days in August making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in England in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in England in August is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in England in August is typically 89.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.1% in the previous month and 90% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in England in August is typically 75.2%. The average relative humidity is 74.1% in the previous month and 76.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in England in August

The average maximum wind speed in England in August is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in England in August is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in England in August is from the West-Southwest.