Average August Temperatures in the United Kingdom





Average temperatures for August at cities and towns throughout the United Kingdom are listed below in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum daily temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for: Southern England, Northern England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Across the UK, August temperatures average a daily high of 21 degrees Celsius (69 degrees Fahrenheit) and a low of 12 °C (53 °F).

Southern England

Average August temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
70 53 Birmingham 21 12
73 54 Cambridge 23 12
70 58 Eastbourne 21 15
69 57 Exeter 21 14
71 54 Ipswich 22 12
73 57 London 23 14
70 56 Lowestoft 21 14
66 56 Newquay 19 14
72 55 Oxford 22 13
64 52 Princetown, Dartmoor Park 18 11

Northern England

Average daily temperatures in August
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
67 55 Blackpool 19 13
69 55 Grimsby 21 13
62 50 Malham Tarn, Yorkshire Dales 17 10
69 54 Manchester 20 12
68 52 Newcastle 20 11
66 50 Penrith 19 10
69 54 Sheffield 21 12

Wales

August temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
65 55 Aberporth 18 13
67 52 Aberystwyth 20 11
71 55 Cardiff 22 13
67 54 Tenby 20 12
66 55 Valley, Anglesey 19 13

Scotland

Average August temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
64 50 Aberdeen 18 10
66 51 Dundee 19 11
66 51 Edinburgh 19 11
65 51 Forres 19 11
67 53 Glasgow 19 12
61 51 Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 16 10
58 50 Lerwick, Shetland Islands 15 10
64 52 Oban 18 11
61 51 Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 16 11
62 53 Tiree, Inner Hebrides 16 11

Northern Ireland

Average August temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
67 53 Armagh 19 11
65 53 Belfast 19 11
64 52 Londonderry 18 11
United Kingdom Temperatures
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