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.
Eastbourne Travel Guide
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)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Eastbourne (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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.