Annual average weather for Folkestone Beach, Kent, United Kingdom

Annual Temperature for Folkestone Beach

The hottest month in Folkestone Beach is July when the average maximum temperature is 20°, average temperature is 18° and average minimum temperature is 17°.

The coolest month in Folkestone Beach is February when the average maximum temperature is , average temperature is and average minimum temperature is .

Annual Sunshine for Folkestone Beach

The longest days in Folkestone Beach are in June, with an average of 16.5 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 7.9 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Folkestone Beach are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover. December has the least sunshine with an average of 1.3 hours of sunshine per day, making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in June when it reaches 7.6 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 Folkestone Beach

The warmest sea water temperatures in Folkestone Beach are found in August when they peak at 17° and lowest in March when they dip to .

The sea is best for swimming between July and December when the temperature is above 12° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Annual Humidity for Folkestone Beach

The most humid month in Folkestone Beach is July with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 15° which is comfortable for everyone.

The least humid month in Folkestone Beach is February with a dew point of which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Folkestone Beach

The most windy month in Folkestone Beach is January when the average maximum windspeed is 35kmh and the average wind speed is 25kmh.

The least windy month in Folkestone Beach is June when the average maximum windspeed is 32kmh and the average wind speed is 22kmh.