Weather in Dover, Kent, United Kingdom in February

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Visiting Dover, Kent, United Kingdom in February

February has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Dover. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (46°F). February 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.

February experiences similar weather conditions to January, with cold and wet weather, and strong winds. Beach activities such as swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving are not recommended due to the cold sea temperatures. However, experienced windsurfers and kitesurfers may still find the strong winds appealing. Also consider one of our other suggestions for February.

Can you sunbathe in Dover in February?

No, February is not a good time for sunbathing in Dover.

February has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about February temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Dover in February?

No, February is too cold for swimming in Dover for any length of time, with the sea water at 8°C (46°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about February sea temperatures.

Is February a good time to holiday in Dover?

No, February is not a good time for a holiday in Dover.

February has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Dover. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (46°F). February is too cold for swimming in Dover for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the February temperatures and sunshine.

Is Dover warm in February?

No, Dover is too cold for sunbathing in February.

The average maximum temperature in Dover in February is 8°C (46°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (46°) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dover in February is 6°C (42°F). The average temperature is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

More info about the February temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Dover in February?

The average day light hours per day in Dover in February are 10. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about February sunshine.

Crowds in Dover in February

February sees slightly more visitors to Dover beach, but the weather is still cold and not ideal for beach activities. There are no significant public holidays or events during this month, so the beach remains relatively uncrowded.

Temperature in Dover in February

The average maximum temperature in Dover in February is 8°C (46°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dover in February is 6°C (42°F). The average temperature is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dover in February is 4°C (40°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (40°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Dover in February

During February the average day light hours are 10 per day in Dover. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Dover in February is typically 1.3 during February. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Dover in February

The average sea water temperature in Dover in February is 7.5°C (45.5°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Humidity in Dover in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dover in February is 5°C (41°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 5°C (42°F) in the previous month and 6°C (6°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dover in February is typically 93.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.9% in the previous month and 90.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dover in February is typically 83.4%. The average relative humidity is 86% in the previous month and 78.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dover in February

The average maximum wind speed in Dover in February is typically 33KM/H (20MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 35KM/H (22MPH) in the previous month and 34KM/H (21MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dover in February is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average wind speed is 25KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Dover in February is from the West-Southwest.

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