it’s raining and dreary in London you’ll often
find that it’s beautiful and sunny in Brighton.
You may find that you hop on a train at Victoria Station thinking that the
weather you are experiencing in London is
NOT the weather you want for a seaside visit although, due to the moderating
influence of the English Channel, you can find yourself basking in clear
sunshine while London
is overcast and horrible.
and August are the warmest months in Brighton,
perfect for strolling along the pier or enjoying a meal at one of the many
beach-side cafes or restaurants. The average
daily temperature in July and August is 17 degrees, though, like London, it is not
uncommon for temperatures to go up into the 20’s for days at a time. The
beautiful coastal breezes that blow in over the English Channel
provide a refreshing breeze across the town and blow the smells of the sea into
the streets, perfect on a summer’s day.
time of the year you visit Brighton you won’t be disappointed; the charming
cobbled streets of the Lanes are reminiscent of the winding streets of Mykonos
giving the impression that you are in a world outside of England. The
pier-side cafes are unique and seem to capture the distinct character of Brighton while the sounds of seagulls and the relaxed
atmosphere of a seaside town are present all year round.
Brighton is in Southeast England (which is known for its changeable weather), Brighton experiences the same fickle weather so expect
overcast skies and rainy days at any time of the year. One day of rain can be
met with four days of sun or vice versa, so come prepared for either.
from December to February, will bring average daily
temperatures of 5 to 6 degrees. It’s not entirely uncommon for the mercury
to fall below freezing, though it doesn’t happen too often throughout winter.
Some nights can get particularly chilly and, when the cold breezes blow, the
days feel much colder although the weather moderation provided by the warm
waters of the British Channel keeps the winters pretty mild.
2007 saw Brighton covered in a blanket of
snow. With white snowflakes covering the pebble beach and the pier covered in a
picturesque light coating, it made for a dazzling sight. Incredibly, early
morning swimmers were still seen taking their routine dips despite the freezing
and spring are much the same. Spring brings the colours alive in Brighton’s many parks and sees the mercury rise slightly
in the build-up to summer. Autumn brings the changing colours of the trees and
can often see slightly more rain than the spring months.
it be a weekend break to escape the hustle and bustle of London or a week long visit, Brighton
is a perfect getaway. With so many things to offer including theme parks,
rides, games, an electric nightlife, little cafes bursting with character and
many upmarket places to eat, as well as a range of accommodation at different
prices, Brighton has it all.