The best times to visit Eastbourne for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 7th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Eastbourne Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Eastbourne


    Average temperatures in Eastbourne vary little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 65 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Eastbourne, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 53.6°F (12°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 42.7°F (5.9°C) at night.

    Eastbourne Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Eastbourne Temperatures (Celsius)


    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Eastbourne Perceived Temperature (F)


    Eastbourne Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Eastbourne Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 44.9 41.1 35.5
    Feb 45.8 41.2 35.2
    Mar 50.7 44.8 37.5
    Apr 57.6 50.7 41.5
    May 61.2 55.1 46.8
    Jun 66.8 60.2 51.2
    Jul 70 63.5 55
    Aug 68.9 62.7 54.5
    Sep 65.1 58.7 50.2
    Oct 58.8 53.5 46.2
    Nov 51.7 47.4 41.4
    Dec 46.1 42.2 37.2

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 7.2 5.1 1.9
    Feb 7.7 5.1 1.8
    Mar 10.4 7.1 3.1
    Apr 14.2 10.4 5.3
    May 16.2 12.8 8.2
    Jun 19.3 15.7 10.7
    Jul 21.1 17.5 12.8
    Aug 20.5 17.1 12.5
    Sep 18.4 14.8 10.1
    Oct 14.9 11.9 7.9
    Nov 10.9 8.6 5.2
    Dec 7.8 5.7 2.9


    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Eastbourne are November, January, and then December. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late April. For example, on the week of April 23rd there are only 0.8 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid-January with an average of 2.4 days with significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

    When can you find snow in Eastbourne? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chance of Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Eastbourne.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Eastbourne (in).

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 28.6 0.5 0.06
    Feb 25.7 0.6 0.05
    Mar 18.6 11.9 0.03
    Apr 17.1 0.3 0.03
    May 20 0 0.03
    Jun 18.6 0 0.03
    Jul 21.4 0 0.04
    Aug 22.9 0 0.05
    Sep 20 0 0.03
    Oct 25.7 0.8 0.05
    Nov 31.4 5.9 0.07
    Dec 28.6 0.5 0.06

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 28.6 1.3 0.15
    Feb 25.7 1.5 0.13
    Mar 18.6 30.2 0.08
    Apr 17.1 0.8 0.08
    May 20 0 0.08
    Jun 18.6 0 0.08
    Jul 21.4 0 0.1
    Aug 22.9 0 0.13
    Sep 20 0 0.08
    Oct 25.7 2 0.13
    Nov 31.4 15 0.18
    Dec 28.6 1.3 0.15


    Humidity and Wind

    Eastbourne has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (64.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.2%).

    Wind in Eastbourne is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and March. December’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 15 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late December where average top sustained speeds reach 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Eastbourne.

    Avg. Relative Humidity


    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 8.1 a gentle breeze 12.5 a moderate breeze
    Feb 7.4 a gentle breeze 11.3 a moderate breeze
    Mar 7.6 a gentle breeze 11.5 a moderate breeze
    Apr 7 a gentle breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    May 7.4 a gentle breeze 11.1 a moderate breeze
    Jun 6.8 a light breeze 10.4 a gentle breeze
    Jul 6.8 a light breeze 10.4 a moderate breeze
    Aug 6.7 a light breeze 10.4 a gentle breeze
    Sep 6.3 a light breeze 9.7 a moderate breeze
    Oct 6.6 a light breeze 10.3 a gentle breeze
    Nov 7.5 a gentle breeze 11.6 a moderate breeze
    Dec 8.1 a gentle breeze 12.5 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 81
    Feb 77.3
    Mar 69.7
    Apr 64.4
    May 65.7
    Jun 65.7
    Jul 66
    Aug 69.3
    Sep 72.1
    Oct 78.6
    Nov 82.2
    Dec 81.7


    Is it Safe to Travel to Eastbourne?

    As of 6/22/2017 there are travel warnings for the United Kingdom; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.

    Overall Eastbourne Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 48.1°F (8.9°C) and 35.9°F (2.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have slightly cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Eastbourne, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 50.3°F (10.2°C) and 35.2°F (1.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is too cold this time of year in Eastbourne to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 35.3°F (1.8°C) and 31.9°F (-0.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 7 to 9 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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