Weather in Dorset, United Kingdom in July

So you're interested in going to Dorset, United Kingdom in July

July is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Dorset. July is too cold for swimming in Dorset for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Dorset in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for July.

Temperature in Dorset in July

The average maximum temperature in Dorset in July is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Dorset in July is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dorset in July is 12°. The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Dorset in July

The average day light hours per day in Dorset in July are 16 and there are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during July making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Dorset in July is typically 7.6 during July. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. 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 Dorset in July

The average sea water temperature in Dorset in July is 16.5° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Dorset in July

The average total rainfall in Dorset in July is 1.1cm and on average there are 13.7 rainy days in July making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dorset in July

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dorset in July is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dorset in July is typically 95.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.8% in the previous month and 96.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dorset in July is typically 74.5%. The average relative humidity is 73.9% in the previous month and 76.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dorset in July

The average maximum wind speed in Dorset in July is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dorset in July is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Dorset in July is from the West-Southwest.