When is the best time to go to Bournemouth

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Bournemouth, United Kingdom. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Bournemouth weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Bournemouth are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Bournemouth January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
7°C 88mm 2.2hrs 9.8hrs

January in Bournemouth is generally a little damp with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bournemouth for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Bournemouth and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 8°C (46°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 88mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Bournemouth February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
7°C 62mm 3.1hrs 11.2hrs

February in Bournemouth is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bournemouth for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Bournemouth and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 8°C (46°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 62mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Bournemouth March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 66mm 4.4hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in March in Bournemouth is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bournemouth for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Bournemouth and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 66mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Bournemouth April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 48mm 6.3hrs 14.9hrs

Bournemouth's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bournemouth.

April is in the spring in Bournemouth and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 48mm 1.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Bournemouth May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
14°C 54mm 7.5hrs 16.7hrs

May is a reasonably dry month in Bournemouth and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Bournemouth, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Bournemouth and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (60°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 54mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Bournemouth weather in May »

June

Bournemouth June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 53mm 8.1hrs 9.8hrs

June in Bournemouth is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Bournemouth, with some very good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Bournemouth and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 53mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Bournemouth weather in June »

July

Bournemouth July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 41mm 7.8hrs 11.2hrs

July in Bournemouth is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Bournemouth, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Bournemouth and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 41mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Bournemouth weather in July »

August

Bournemouth August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 54mm 7.3hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in August in Bournemouth is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Bournemouth, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Bournemouth and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 54mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Bournemouth weather in August »

September

Bournemouth September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 67mm 5.7hrs 14.9hrs

Bournemouth's weather in September is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bournemouth.

September is in the fall / autumn in Bournemouth and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (65°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 67mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

Bournemouth October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
14°C 82mm 4hrs 16.7hrs

October is a a little damp month in Bournemouth and the temperature is generally mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bournemouth for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Bournemouth and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 82mm 3.2 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Bournemouth November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 85mm 3hrs 9.8hrs

November is a a little damp month in Bournemouth and the temperature is generally cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bournemouth for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Bournemouth and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 85mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3 hours of sunshine per day.

Bournemouth weather in November »

December

Bournemouth December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 90mm 2.2hrs 11.2hrs

December in Bournemouth is generally a little damp with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bournemouth for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Bournemouth and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 90mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Bournemouth weather in December »

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Bournemouth weather statistics
Hottest month: July 20.9°C 69.6°F
Driest month: July 41mm 1.6ins
Sunniest month: August 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 7.6°C 45.7°F
Wettest month: December 90mm 3.5ins
Warmest sea: August 16.9°C 62.4°F
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