Brighton City Airport

EGKA · England, United Kingdom

Climate Brighton City Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Brighton City Airport (EGKA) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 58.2 70 60 62 61 46
February 60.7 51 57 74 71 63
March 66.6 69 58 67 78 80
April 78.2 83 77 88 89 88
May 82.6 86 85 89 97
June 81.2 86 91 66 84
July 85.6 85 96 78 85
August 81.5 83 80 81 77
September 84.1 90 96 78 88
October 77.5 85 94 71 75
November 70.0 75 73 65 63
December 59.7 54 66 48 66
Average 74.5 68.9 76.2 82.2 74.4 76.6

14th best VFR conditions of United Kingdom

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 81.6 90 84 89 81 75
February 79.3 68 82 88 84 82
March 85.4 82 86 88 91 87
April 90.7 94 91 96 98 95
May 93.5 94 94 98 98
June 92.4 92 95 85 96
July 93.6 94 100 90 89
August 93.4 94 89 96 90
September 93.7 98 99 92 93
October 90.8 94 99 88 89
November 88.4 93 86 95 84
December 79.9 81 85 69 81
Average 88.7 83.9 90.8 92.6 89.8 88.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.0 8 8 8 7 9
February 9.1 11 10 11 8 10
March 10.8 12 10 12 11 11
April 13.3 14 13 14 11 15
May 16.5 17 17 14 17
June 19.8 22 20 19 19
July 21.4 20 23 21 21
August 21.1 21 24 20 23
September 19.5 22 19 21 20
October 16.0 17 18 16 15
November 11.5 12 13 11 13
December 9.0 11 5 10 9
Average 14.3 11.1 15.1 15.4 14.0 15.0

33rd highest temperature of United Kingdom

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 3.7 4 4 3 4 6
February 5.4 9 4 7 5 6
March 7.0 8 7 8 7 7
April 8.8 10 9 8 6 13
May 12.3 12 13 11 15
June 15.6 16 15 15 17
July 17.7 17 19 17 18
August 16.4 16 18 16 18
September 14.0 16 15 15 13
October 11.0 12 14 11 10
November 7.5 7 10 6 9
December 5.5 8 1 7 5
Average 10.1 7.8 10.6 11.1 9.9 11.4

87th lowest temperature of United Kingdom

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 12.7 9 13 6 18 13
February 14.8 26 6 14 13 24
March 12.2 17 20 9 8 10
April 5.7 9 12 5 2 3
May 5.5 4 10 7 3
June 6.2 3 5 11 7
July 5.6 10 1 6 5
August 7.8 10 4 8 8
September 6.1 4 7 3 4
October 10.9 9 4 10 21
November 11.8 20 17 3 8
December 16.4 25 8 14 22
Average 9.7 14.9 10.6 7.2 8.0 10.4

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 9.8 10 11 8 10 11
February 11.3 11 8 14 11 16
March 11.3 10 11 10 11 14
April 10.0 11 10 11 10 10
May 10.0 10 10 12 11
June 10.3 11 11 8 12
July 10.9 13 10 10 13
August 10.4 10 9 11 11
September 10.0 9 8 9 11
October 10.5 9 10 11 12
November 10.4 11 12 8 10
December 10.7 12 9 11 10
Average 10.5 10.6 10.4 10.1 10.2 11.6

33rd highest wind speed of United Kingdom

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 261° 251° 279° 285° 221°
February 221° 297° 239° 129° 234°
March 205° 222° 089° 245° 290°
April 254° 163° 011° 025° 099°
May 022° 221° 215° 178°
June 035° 206° 219° 206°
July 221° 210° 218° 227°
August 223° 209° 244° 221°
September 195° 278° 209° 272°
October 209° 210° 223° 230°
November 251° 216° 302° 227°
December 229° 005° 244° 212°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.