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The weather guide for Dorset shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Dorset?

The hottest time of year in Bournemouth, Dorset is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 21°C.

Which month has the most rain in Dorset?

In terms of rainfall, December is usually the wettest month in Bournemouth, Dorset with 90mm on average. There are normally 17 days in December with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Dorset?

The sunniest time of year in Bournemouth, Dorset is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 46% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Dorset?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Bournemouth, Dorset in August when the water temperature reaches 18°C.

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Compare Dorset weather with the USA

Below the Dorset weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Dorset, England (Bournemouth) and the USA (Washington).

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