When is the best time to go to Isle of Wight?

When is the best time to go to Isle of Wight? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Isle of Wight are June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January, October, November and December
  • September is the best month for swimming

Annual weather in Isle of Wight

For full information about the climate and weather in Isle of Wight a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 43°F/49°F
February 43°F/49°F
March 45°F/50°F
April 47°F/54°F
May 52°F/59°F
June 58°F/63°F
July 61°F/68°F
August 61°F/68°F
September 58°F/65°F
October 56°F/61°F
November 50°F/54°F
December 47°F/50°F

Weather and climate in Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Isle of Wight is 58°F (ranging from 49°F in february to 68°F in august). Annual rainfall is 42.2in, with a minimum of 2.2in in april and a maximum of 5.2in in october.
  • Between the months of january and april the climate is bad. In average, on the morning it is 47°F and it rains about 2.2in each month.
  • In may the climate is passable, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 59°F°C.
  • Between the months of june and october the climate is beautiful. It is for example 61°F as maximum temperature in october.
  • From november to december the climate is not good. The record temperature this month is 59°F and it rains about 5in each month.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Isle of Wight

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Isle of Wight: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Isle of Wight

Find out when Isle of Wight has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Isle of Wight

  • Very low season in Isle of Wight
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Isle of Wight
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: May and November.
  • High season in Isle of Wight
    The number of visitors to Isle of Wight is high in: April, September, October and December.
  • Peak season in Isle of Wight
    The largest number of tourists visiting Isle of Wight is during: June, July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Isle of Wight month by month

Best time for low prices in Isle of Wight

Average prices of hotels in Isle of Wight month by month

Generally, April is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Isle of Wight. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, June is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Isle of Wight

On average, it costs $ 26 per day to hire a car in Isle of Wight. This price varies by $ 7.2 depending on the month. In february, hiring a car costs an average of $ 21 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 28.

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