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

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

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

Important essentials for Swanage, England, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Swanage, 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 good 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 Swanage, England, United Kingdom

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

Swanage has nice beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Swanage.

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

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January

January in Swanage is 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 once in a while.

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February

In February, Swanage is cold 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 Swanage, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost sometimes.

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March

Traveling to Swanage in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in Swanage can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you vacation in Swanage during May, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

June here is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

July here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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August

August in Swanage is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you visit Swanage during September, you are likely to find that it is mild. 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 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Swanage is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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November

November is pretty cool 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

If you go to Swanage in December, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost occasionally.

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