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Best time to visit Whitstable, England

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The best time to visit Whitstable is June-August

Whitstable can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, June-August is the best time to go.

The very hottest temperatures in Whitstable get to around 22℃ (72℉) in the height of summer. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 2℃ (35℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Whitstable during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. The wet season in Whitstable usually falls during the months surrounding November each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Whitstable, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

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Whitstable seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Whitstable as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Whitstable is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Whitstable

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Whitstable for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Whitstable climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Whitstable for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUL
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Whitstable in January

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Whitstable in February

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Whitstable in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Whitstable in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Whitstable in May

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Whitstable in June

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 14 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in June, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Whitstable in July

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in July, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Whitstable in August

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in August, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Whitstable in September

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 14 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in September, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.

Whitstable in October

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Whitstable in November

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 20 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Whitstable in December

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 18 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Whitstable in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Whitstable is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 19℃ (67℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Whitstable is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Whitstable is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Whitstable, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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