Weather in Dover, Kent, United Kingdom in August

So you're interested in going to Dover, Kent, United Kingdom in August

August is a warm time for sunbathing in Dover. August is too cold for swimming in Dover for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Dover in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Dover in August

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

The average temperature in Dover 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 Dover in August is 16°. The minimum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

Sunshine in Dover in August

The average day light hours per day in Dover 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 Dover in August is typically 6.4 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 Dover in August

The average sea water temperature in Dover in August is 16.9° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Wind Speed in Dover in August

The average maximum wind speed in Dover in August is typically 34kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 33kmh in the previous month and 32kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dover in August is typically 23kmh. The average wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Dover in August is from the South West.