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

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Traveling to Dover, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Dover, I've got 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 Dover, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Dover, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Dover can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Dover, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

In February, Dover is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Dover, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you are traveling to Dover in March, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April for Dover is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

Traveling to Dover in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Dover during June, you might notice that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you go to Dover in July, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to Dover in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Dover is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October here is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Dover during November, you might notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Dover can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Dover, England, United Kingdom

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

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