Weather in Dorset, United Kingdom in September

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

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

Temperature in Dorset in September

The average maximum temperature in Dorset in September is 20°. The average maximum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average temperature in Dorset in September is 15°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dorset in September is 10°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Dorset in September

The average day light hours per day in Dorset in September are 12.7 and there are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during September making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Dorset in September is typically 4.3 during September. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Dorset in September

The average sea water temperature in Dorset in September is 17.8° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Dorset in September

The average total rainfall in Dorset in September is 0.9cm and on average there are 13.2 rainy days in September making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dorset in September

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dorset in September is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dorset in September is typically 97.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.6% in the previous month and 97.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dorset in September is typically 79.3%. The average relative humidity is 76.4% in the previous month and 84% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dorset in September

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

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

The average wind direction in Dorset in September is from the West.