London Weather in August

What's the weather like in London, United Kingdom in August 2018?

The climate in London during August can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

August is in the summer in London and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

London weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 21.6°C 70.9°F
Nightly temperature 12.6°C 54.7°F
Average temperature 17.1°C 62.8°F
Daily sunshine 6.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 56 mm 2.2 ins
Rainy days 11 days
Sea temperature 17°C 62.6°F
Humidity 76%
Windspeed 13kph 8 mph

On average August is the 4th wettest month of the year in London with around 56mm 2.2 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 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in London

August rainfall

August hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in August 2018.

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London weather stats

London weather statistics
Hottest month: July 21.7°C 71.1°F
Driest month: February 38mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: August 6.5hrs
Coldest month: January 6.8°C 44.2°F
Wettest month: December 59mm 2.3ins
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