Weather in Kent, United Kingdom in August

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Visiting Kent, United Kingdom in August

August is one of the best months to visit Kent for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 43.6% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (70°F). August is a good month for swimming in Kent with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Kent in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Kent in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Kent.

August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 43.6% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Kent in August?

Yes, August is a good month for swimming in Kent with warm sea temperatures 21°C (70°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in Kent?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Kent.

August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 43.6% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (70°F). August is a good month for swimming in Kent with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Kent warm in August?

Yes, Kent is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Kent in August is 21°C (69°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (70°) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kent in August is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 18°C (65°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Kent in August?

The average day light hours per day in Kent in August are 14.6. The sunshine percentage is 43.6% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Kent in August

The average maximum temperature in Kent in August is 21°C (69°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kent in August is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 18°C (65°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kent in August is 16°C (60°F). The minimum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kent in August

During August the average day light hours are 14.6 per day in Kent. The sunshine percentage is 43.6% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Kent 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 Kent in August

The average sea water temperature in Kent in August is 21.1°C (70.0°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Kent in August

The average total rainfall in Kent in August is 0.4cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 12.2 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kent in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kent in August is 15°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 14°C (14°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kent in August is typically 89.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.7% in the previous month and 91% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kent in August is typically 73.4%. The average relative humidity is 72.1% in the previous month and 75.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kent in August

The average maximum wind speed in Kent in August is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 30KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kent in August is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

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

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