August Weather in England and Wales:
Average Temperature, Rainfall and Sunshine





The normal August weather conditions for England and Wales are summarized below. The tables list average daily high and low temperatures, total rainfall and hours of sunshine for August.

The weather averages are given for the entire countries, and also broken down into six regions.

Southeast England ranges from London southwards and covers England's south coast from Bournemouth to Margate. Southwest England and Wales includes Cornwall, Devon and southern Wales.

Eastern England is the land lying northeast of London. It includes Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk, and the cities of Cambridge and Norwich. Midlands corresponds to West and East Midlands, except Lincolnshire.

Northeast England includes Yorkshire and the Humber and the Lincolnshire portion of East Midlands. Northwest England and Wales covers from northern Wales up England's west coast to the Scottish border, taking in the cities of Liverpool, Manchester and Carlisle.

These measures of climate are averages of data collected at weather stations from 1981 to 2010.

Temperature

Average August temperatures
High °F Low °F Region High °C Low °C
69 53 England 21 12
66 52 Wales 19 11
71 54 Southeast England 22 12
68 53 Southwest England & Wales 20 12
72 54 Eastern England 22 12
69 52 Midlands 21 11
67 51 Northeast England 20 11
66 52 Northwest England & Wales 19 11

Rainfall

Average monthly precipitation in August
Days Region Inches Milli­metres
10 England 2.7 69
13 Wales 4.2 107
8 Southeast England 2.3 57
11 Southwest England & Wales 3.5 90
8 Eastern England 2.2 56
10 Midlands 2.6 67
10 Northeast England 2.7 69
13 Northwest England & Wales 4.1 105

Sunshine

Total August sun
Region Hours
England 183
Wales 168
Southeast England 204
Southwest England & Wales 183
Eastern England 195
Midlands 178
Northeast England 169
Northwest England & Wales 159
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