Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Bournemouth, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom

Based on the climate and weather in Bournemouth, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bournemouth, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom by month

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January

In January, Bournemouth can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Bournemouth, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

In February, Bournemouth is pretty cool and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Bournemouth, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

If you visit Bournemouth during March, you may find that it can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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April

April in Bournemouth is cool and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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May

In May, Bournemouth is cool and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Bournemouth, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

Traveling to Bournemouth in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

In July, Bournemouth is mild and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bournemouth, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

If you go to Bournemouth in August, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Bournemouth in September, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you go to Bournemouth in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in Bournemouth can be brisk and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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December

December in Bournemouth is cold and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bournemouth.

If you are going to go to the heavenly St.Peter's Church, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Central Gardens, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you go to the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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