Brighton
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Brighton, United Kingdom

Brown sandy shores of Brighton Beach in the United Kingdom, with a background view of the city buildings, and people scattered on the shore
Brown sandy shores of Brighton Beach in the United Kingdom, with a background view of the city buildings, and people scattered on the shore
August, the last month of the summer, in Brighton, is another pleasant month, with average temperature ranging between min 14°C (57.2°F) and max 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 21°C (69.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F).

Rainfall

In Brighton, in August, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 62mm (2.4") of accumulated precipitation. In Brighton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 167 days and collects up to 851mm (33.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F).
Note: Swimming in 16.9°C (62.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Brighton, the average length of the day in August is 14.5h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Brighton, United Kingdom, are May through August, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
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 warmest month in Brighton?

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 21°C (69.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F).

What is the temperature in August in Brighton?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 21°C (69.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F).

How much does it rain in Brighton in August?

In Brighton, United Kingdom, during August, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 62mm (2.4") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Brighton?

In August, the average sea temperature in Brighton, United Kingdom, is 16.9°C (62.4°F). Swimming in 16.9°C (62.4°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 Brighton have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Brighton, United Kingdom, is 14.5h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Brighton?

Months with the most sunshine in Brighton, United Kingdom, are May through August, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Brighton have in August?

In Brighton, the average sunshine in August is 7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Brighton?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Brighton?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in August: 21°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 14°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (14°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (3°C).

Average rainfall in August - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in August: 62mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (105mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (50mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (10 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in August: 16.9°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 (8.3°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Brighton, 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: 8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 2).

Average UV index in August - Brighton, 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).