Weather in East Sussex, United Kingdom in August

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

August is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in East Sussex. August is a good month for swimming in East Sussex with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting East Sussex in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in East Sussex in August

The average maximum temperature in East Sussex in August is 20°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in East Sussex in August is 18°. The average temperature ranges is 18° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in East Sussex in August is 15°. The minimum temperature is 16° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

Sunshine in East Sussex in August

The average day light hours per day in East Sussex in August are 14.6 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 East Sussex in August is typically 6.3 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 East Sussex in August

The average sea water temperature in East Sussex in August is 20.2° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in East Sussex in August

The average total rainfall in East Sussex in August is 0.5cm and on average there are 11.4 rainy days in August making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in East Sussex in August

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

The average maximum relative humidity in East Sussex in August is typically 89.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.8% in the previous month and 92.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in East Sussex in August is typically 75.6%. The average relative humidity is 74.6% in the previous month and 77.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in East Sussex in August

The average maximum wind speed in East Sussex in August is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in East Sussex in August is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

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