Faversham

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This is the market in Faversham

Faversham is a market town in Swale, Kent, England. Nearly 20,000 people live in Faversham. Its postcode is ME13.

Climate[change | change source]

Faversham holds the record for the highest temperature ever recorded in the UK, 38.5 °C (101.3 °F) on 10 August 2003.[1] On 26 July 2018, Faversham recorded its highest July temperature on record, 35.3 °C (95.5 °F).[2] The lowest temperature ever recorded in Faversham was -17.8 °C (0.0 °F) in January 1985.[3]

Climate data for Faversham 46m amsl (1981–2010) (extremes 1985–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 13.0
(55.4)
16.0
(60.8)
20.0
(68.0)
23.0
(73.4)
24.0
(75.2)
30.0
(86.0)
35.3
(95.5)
38.5
(101.3)
25.0
(77.0)
23.0
(73.4)
18.0
(64.4)
15.0
(59.0)
38.5
(101.3)
Average high °C (°F) 7.6
(45.7)
7.8
(46.0)
10.7
(51.3)
13.4
(56.1)
16.8
(62.2)
20.0
(68.0)
22.8
(73.0)
22.8
(73.0)
19.4
(66.9)
15.3
(59.5)
10.9
(51.6)
8.1
(46.6)
14.6
(58.3)
Average low °C (°F) 2.1
(35.8)
1.8
(35.2)
3.5
(38.3)
4.9
(40.8)
7.7
(45.9)
10.5
(50.9)
12.9
(55.2)
12.8
(55.0)
10.8
(51.4)
8.0
(46.4)
4.8
(40.6)
2.5
(36.5)
6.9
(44.3)
Record low °C (°F) −17.8
(0.0)
−9.0
(15.8)
−6.0
(21.2)
−3.0
(26.6)
2.0
(35.6)
5.0
(41.0)
10.0
(50.0)
9.0
(48.2)
6.0
(42.8)
2.0
(35.6)
−4.0
(24.8)
−7.0
(19.4)
−17.8
(0.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 62.2
(2.45)
42.2
(1.66)
41.3
(1.63)
42.9
(1.69)
50.0
(1.97)
39.0
(1.54)
40.0
(1.57)
51.2
(2.02)
61.6
(2.43)
83.2
(3.28)
68.8
(2.71)
63.4
(2.50)
645.8
(25.45)
Average rainy days (≥ 1.0 mm) 12.6 8.1 8.7 9.6 8.6 7.4 7.2 7.3 8.5 10.2 10.2 11.3 109.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 60.9 80.7 116.5 174.2 206.0 206.4 221.8 214.9 155.2 125.0 73.3 48.6 1,683.5
Source #1: Met Office[4]
Source #2: MSN,[5] Met Office,[1][2] KNMI[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Office, Met. "UK climate". www.metoffice.gov.uk.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "July 2018". Met Office.
  3. 3.0 3.1 http://eca.knmi.nl/utils/monitordetail.php?seasonid=7&year=1985&indexid=TNn&stationid=1861
  4. "Faversham Climate Period: 1981–2010". Met Office. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  5. "Records and Averages". www.msn.com.