Annual average weather for Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

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Annual Average Weather for Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 14.8°C (58.6°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The annual average water temperature is typically 12.0°C (53.6°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit. Annually there are on average 15.0 days of rain per month and 5.1 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Freshwater Bay?

The best months to visit Freshwater Bay are June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The sea is best for swimming between June and November when the sea temperature is above the average 12°C (54°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Can you sunbathe in Freshwater Bay year round?

No, you can't sunbathe in Freshwater Bay all year round. Some months are too cold for sunbathing, however you might enjoy other beach activities such as taking a walk, going hiking along trails or just enjoying the scenery.

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Can you swim in Freshwater Bay year round?

No, you can't swim in Freshwater Bay all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Freshwater Bay are found in September when they peak at 17°C (62°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 8°C (46°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between June and November when the sea temperature is above 12°C (54°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

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When is the hottest month in Freshwater Bay?

The hottest month in Freshwater Bay is July when the average maximum temperature is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days 22°C (71°F), average temperature is 17°C (62°F) and average minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F).

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When is the coldest month in Freshwater Bay?

The coolest month in Freshwater Bay is December when the average maximum temperature is 9°C (47°F), average temperature is 5°C (41°F) and average minimum temperature is 2°C (35°F).

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When is the sunniest month in Freshwater Bay?

The sunniest days in Freshwater Bay are in May which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In May the sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the least sunny month in Freshwater Bay?

December has the least sunshine. In December the sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the driest month in Freshwater Bay?

The driest month in Freshwater Bay is March with 0.6cm (0.2inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 12.7 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Freshwater Bay?

The wettest month in Freshwater Bay is October with 1.9cm (0.7inches) of rain and November has the most days of rain with 18.5 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the sea the coldest in Freshwater Bay?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Freshwater Bay are found in February when they dip to 8°C (46°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

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When is the sea the warmest in Freshwater Bay?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Freshwater Bay are found in September when they peak at 17°C (62°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

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When is the most humid month in Freshwater Bay?

The most humid month in Freshwater Bay is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 15°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone.

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When is the least humid month in Freshwater Bay?

The least humid month in Freshwater Bay is February with a dew point of 5°C (41°F) which is a bit dry for some.

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When is the windiest month in Freshwater Bay?

The most windy month in Freshwater Bay is January when the average maximum windspeed is 32KM/H (20MPH) and the average wind speed is 17KM/H (11MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Freshwater Bay

The hottest month in Freshwater Bay is July when the average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°F), average temperature is 17°C (62°F) and average minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F).

The coolest month in Freshwater Bay is December when the average maximum temperature is 9°C (9°F), average temperature is 5°C (41°F) and average minimum temperature is 2°C (35°F).

Annual Sunshine for Freshwater Bay

The longest days in Freshwater Bay are in June, with an average of 16.5 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 8 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Freshwater Bay are in May which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

December has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in June when it reaches 7.7 and lowest in December when it reaches 0.6.

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.

Annual Sea Temperature for Freshwater Bay

The warmest sea water temperatures in Freshwater Bay are found in September when they peak at 17°C (62°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 8°C (46°F).

The sea is best for swimming between June and November when the temperature is above 12°C (54°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Annual Rainfall for Freshwater Bay

The wettest month in Freshwater Bay is October with 1.9cm (0.7inches) of rain and November has the most days of rain with 18.5 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Freshwater Bay is March with 0.6cm (0.2inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 12.7 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Freshwater Bay

The most humid month in Freshwater Bay is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 15°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone.

The least humid month in Freshwater Bay is February with a dew point of 5°C (41°F) which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Freshwater Bay

The most windy month in Freshwater Bay is January when the average maximum windspeed is 32KM/H (20MPH) and the average wind speed is 17KM/H (11MPH).

The least windy month in Freshwater Bay is September when the average maximum windspeed is 26KM/H (16MPH) and the average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH).

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