25 MayLocal Time: 06:37 BST UK Time: 06:37 BST
West 1mph (2kph)
- Sunrise 04:46
- Sunset 21:19
- Moonrise 20:38
- Moonset 04:18
|Temp feels like:||4°c (39.2°f)|
|Length of Day:||7h 22m|
|Dew Point:||3 °c (37°f)|
|Pressure:||30.18 " (1022 hpa)|
Weather Overview for WhitbyWeather in
Small anticyclones also bring cold dry weather during winter or dry weather during summer which can sometimes lead to drought. Tourism is particularly high all year round as the various activities in
Firstly, the town is famous for its previous inhabitants, namely the famous poet Caedmon, one of
Due to its scenic natural beauty,
There are quite a number of things to do in
Spring is usually from March to May. Daytime temperatures are between 7ºC to 9ºC whereas night times temperatures drop to a range of 6ºC to 2ºC. Humidity levels during the spring time are around 79% to 82%. The amount of precipitation has been recorded at 0mm, with at least 15 days of light drizzle and 3 days of snowfall. Sunshine hours are about 6 to 8 hours in spring months.
At night, foggy conditions are prevalent, with records of at least 7 days of fog in a month. Much like the daytime temperatures, water temperatures also vary in spring, ranging from 4ºC to 7ºC. This is considered very chilly and swimming or any other water sport activities generally do not take place during this time.
Springtime has its share of famous festivals such as the Moor and Coast Whitby Spring Session.
Summer begins in June and ends in August. Temperatures reach highs of around 18ºC to 20ºC during the day and at night temperatures are typically around 6ºC to 11ºC. Weather is predominantly dry.
Humidity levels are in the range of 80% to 81% between June and August. The amount of precipitation is between 0mm to 1mm with an average of 14 days of light drizzle. For summer months, expect to see sunshine for at least 8 hours per day.
During summer months, water temperatures are cools at around 15ºC which makes the temperature comfortable enough to swim in and do water sports.
One of the most popular festivals to take place during summer is the Whitby Angling Festival. Although the festival runs all year long, summer attracts a bigger crowd of anglers.
September to November marks the season of autumn. After sunny days of summer, the weather gets a little colder and daytime temperatures drop to between 11ºC and 14ºC. At night, temperatures go down to 7ºC with the lowest records of temperature at night for autumn recorded at -2ºC.
Rainfall also increases during autumn and one can expect at least 18 to 22 days of light rain with the amount of precipitation staying low at 0mm. Sunshine hours also reduce to 5 hours per day and foggy conditions at night are about 9 days a month during autumn. Swimming is not advisable as the water temperatures go down to 11ºC.
December marks the beginning of winter, which lasts until February. Day time temperatures are around 5ºC and night time temperatures have been recorded to be at a low of -9ºC. Humidity levels increase from 88% to 91% during winter with at least 5 days of snowfall during these months. Precipitation levels have been recorded at 0mm with at least 16 days of cold drizzle.
During the winter, be prepared to see less of the sun, with at least 3 hours of sunshine on average. Fog is prevalent as well with at least 11 foggy days on average. Again, water temperatures decrease, with the lowest recorded at 8ºC.
Apart from flooding and landslides,
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