Weather in Dover, Kent, United Kingdom in October

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Visiting Dover, Kent, United Kingdom in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 35% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Dover. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). October 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.

October brings cooler and wetter weather to Dover, making it less suitable for beach activities. Sunbathing becomes less enjoyable, and the sea temperature starts to become too cold for swimming, snorkeling, or diving. Windsurfing and kitesurfing enthusiasts may still find suitable wind conditions during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Dover in October?

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

October has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 35% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about October temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Dover in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in Dover for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in Dover?

Probably not, October is not a good time for a holiday in Dover.

October has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 35% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Dover. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). October is too cold for swimming in Dover for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Dover warm in October?

No, Dover is a little too chilly for sunbathing in October.

The average maximum temperature in Dover in October is 16°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (65°) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dover in October is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

More info about the October temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Dover in October?

The average day light hours per day in Dover in October are 10.7. The sunshine percentage is 35% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about October sunshine.

Crowds in Dover in October

October sees a further decline in visitors to Dover beach, as the weather gets colder and wetter. There are no significant public holidays or events during this month, so the beach is not very crowded.

Temperature in Dover in October

The average maximum temperature in Dover in October is 16°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (65°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dover in October is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dover in October is 11°C (52°F). The minimum temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Dover in October

During October the average day light hours are 10.7 per day in Dover. The sunshine percentage is 35% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Dover in October is typically 2.1 during October. 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 October

The average sea water temperature in Dover in October is 15.3°C (59.5°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Humidity in Dover in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dover in October is 12°C (54°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dover in October is typically 93.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.1% in the previous month and 94.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dover in October is typically 81.5%. The average relative humidity is 76.4% in the previous month and 85.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dover in October

The average maximum wind speed in Dover in October is typically 32KM/H (20MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 32KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 34KM/H (21MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dover in October is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average wind speed is 22KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

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

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