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Filey is a small town 10 kilometres south of Scarborough in North Yorkshire in England. Filey boasts some of the longest path walks in England; most of which have been incorporated as part of the National Trust Trail in recent years. Located in the coastal part of east England, Filey’s mild weather is partly due to the moderating effects of the winds from the North Atlantic Current that prevail throughout the country all year-round. A popular a holiday destination, Filey is a picturesque seaside resort a 5-mile stretch of award-winning beaches.
The climate of Filey, like the rest of England, is classified as maritime temperate or oceanic climate. This typically wet but moderate weather brings the town of Filey mild winters along with relatively warm summers. On average, Filey receives a total of around 427 mm of rain spread out intermittently over 197 rainy days annually; however, the town also enjoy the warmth brought by unobstructed sunshine that can last for 9 hours daily during late spring to mid-summer.
The monthly temperature of June averages at 11C, with a low of 8C and a high of 14C. The average humidity is 80 per cent. The town experiences 9 hours of sunshine daily during this month, with an average monthly rainfall of around 40mm. Filey can experience about 16 rainy days and three foggy days in June. The wind speed is around at 15km/h during this month.
July's average temperature is 16C, which goes up to a high of 19C and drops to a low of 12C. However, the average humidity climbs to 81 per cent during this month. Sunshine remains at an average of 9 hours daily, and monthly rainfall drops slightly to 38 mm, with probability of 14 days of rain. The town can expect up to four days of fog. Daily wind speed averages at 14km/h. However, 65 km/h winds were recorded in recent years.
August temperatures averages at 16C, with a low of 13C and a high of 19C. The average humidity drops slightly to 80 per cent, however, sunshine hours are reduced to seven hours a day, while the average monthly rainfall climbs to 58 mm, with a probability of 14 days of rain. Fog can appear for 3 days on average. The wind speed averages at 14 km/h. The sea water temperature is an inviting enough 16C.
The onset of the autumn season starts in September. The monthly temperature averages around 14C, which goes up to a high of 17C and dips to a low of 11C, with relative humidity climbing ever so slightly to 81 per cent. Sunshine hours drop to six hours daily, but the amount of rainfall dips down to just 30mm, with a probability of 15 days of rain and around three days of fog. Wind speed picks up to 17 km/h.
The monthly temperature of October averages at 11C, with a low of 8C and a high of 14C. The average humidity remains at 81 per cent, with sunshine further reduced to five hours daily. The amount of monthly rainfall climbs to 39 mm, with a probability of 18 days of rain and two days of fog. The wind speed averages at 20km/h.
November has relatively cold temperatures. The average temperature dips down further to 8C, which goes up to a high of 10C and a low of 5C. The relative humidity climbs to 85 per cent. Sunshine is limited to three hours daily, and this lasts until January. The amount of rainfall slightly diminishes to 35 mm, with a probability of 18 days of rain and three days of fog. Snow can appears during this month, while wind speed averages at 20km/h.
The daily mean temperature of December averages at 5C, with a low of 3C and a high of 7C. Temperatures as low as -11C have been recorded in the past. The average humidity remains at 85 per cent, with 35mm of rain and a probability of 18 rainy days and four days of fog. Snowfall increases to three days during the month, while the wind speed remains at 20km/h.
January is one of the coldest months of the year. The average temperature remains at 5C, which goes up to a high of 7C and a low of 3C. The relative humidity is slightly down at 84 per cent, and the sun shines for just three hours a day. The amount of rainfall gradually increases to 39 mm, with a higher probability of 19 days of rain and two days of snow. Filey, on average, expects up to three days of fog. Wind speeds average at 21km/h, though speeds reaching up to 111 km/h have been recorded in recent years.
The daily temperature during February increases slightly to an average of 6C, with a low of 3C and a high of 8C. The relative humidity drops to 81 per cent, and sunshine climbs slightly to four hours a day. The amount of rainfall is around 29 mm, with a probability of 17 days of rain along with four days of snow and 2 days of fog. The wind speed averages at 21km/h.
Spring really starts towards the end of March. The temperature climbs to an average of 7C, which goes up to a high of 9C and a low of 4C. The relative humidity is around 79 per cent, and sunshine hours continue to increase to around six hours a day. The amount of rainfall remains at 29 mm, with a probability of 17 days of rain, along with three days of snow and four days of fog. The wind speed averages at 20km/h.
The monthly temperature during April is around 8C, with a low of 5C and a high of 11C. The average humidity is 80 per cent. While the sunshine period climbs further to 8 hours daily, the amount of rainfall is around 30mm, with a probability of 16 days of rain along with three days of fog and a day of snow. The wind speed averages at 19km/h.
The average temperature goes up to 11C during May, which goes up to a high of 14C and down to a low of 8C. The relative humidity is pegged around 80 per cent, with sunshine hours climbing up to nine hours daily during this month. The amount of rainfall, however, dips down to 24mm. The wind speed averages at 17 km/h during this month.