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, the following 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 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Dover, England, United Kingdom

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

If you go to Dover Castle, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Dover.

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

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January

Traveling to Dover in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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February

February in Dover is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

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March

If you go to Dover in March, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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April

April in Dover is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you are traveling to Dover in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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June

If you visit Dover during June, you will probably find that it is cool. 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 regularly.

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July

If you are traveling to Dover in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

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

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September

In September, Dover is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Dover, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

If you visit Dover during October, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

In December, Dover can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 occasionally.

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