Weather in Dorset, United Kingdom in October

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

October is a cold and rainy time for sunbathing in Dorset and not really recommended. October 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 October.

Temperature in Dorset in October

The average maximum temperature in Dorset in October is 16°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average temperature in Dorset in October is 12°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dorset in October is . The minimum temperature is 10° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Dorset in October

The average day light hours per day in Dorset in October are 10.8 and there are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in Dorset in October is typically 2.2 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Dorset in October

The average sea water temperature in Dorset in October is 16.4° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Dorset in October

The average total rainfall in Dorset in October is 1.9cm and on average there are 17.3 rainy days in October making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dorset in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dorset in October is 12° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dorset in October is typically 97.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 97.3% in the previous month and 97.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dorset in October is typically 84%. The average relative humidity is 79.3% in the previous month and 86.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dorset in October

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

The average wind speed in Dorset in October is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

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