Bournemouth
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

August, the last month of the summer, in Bournemouth, is another pleasant month, with average temperature fluctuating between 11.6°C (52.9°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still pleasant 22°C (71.6°F). In Bournemouth, in August, the average low-temperature is 11.6°C (52.9°F).

Rainfall

In Bournemouth, United Kingdom, during August, the rain falls for 7.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 51.8mm (2") of precipitation. In Bournemouth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120.4 days and collects up to 835.2mm (32.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Bournemouth, the average seawater temperature is 16.8°C (62.2°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 16.8°C (62.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 14.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 6.9h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Bournemouth. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in Bournemouth?

In August, in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, the average high-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.6°C (52.9°F).

How much does it rain in Bournemouth in August?

In August, in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, the rain falls for 7.3 days. Throughout August, 51.8mm (2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in August in Bournemouth?

In Bournemouth, the average seawater temperature in August is 16.8°C (62.2°F). Swimming in 16.8°C (62.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Bournemouth have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Bournemouth is 14.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bournemouth have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Bournemouth is 6.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Bournemouth?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Bournemouth.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Bournemouth?

In Bournemouth, United Kingdom, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in August: 22°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 11.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.2°C).

Average rainfall in August - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in August: 51.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (100.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (47.8mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in August: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (7.3 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in August: 16.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.7°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in August: 14.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.9h).

Average UV index in August - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).