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

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Traveling to Folkestone, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Folkestone, 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 Folkestone, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Folkestone, England, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Folkestone, 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 great 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 Folkestone, England, United Kingdom

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Folkestone.

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

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January

If you vacation in Folkestone during January, you may notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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February

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

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March

March in Folkestone can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you visit Folkestone during April, you may notice that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 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 about a third of the time.

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May

May in Folkestone can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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June

If you are traveling to Folkestone in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

Traveling to Folkestone in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Folkestone in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you visit Folkestone during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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October

October here is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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November

November in Folkestone can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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December

In December, Folkestone 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 Folkestone, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost regularly.

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