Which part of Devon has the best weather?
Weather and climate in Devon Saunton and Croyde often record the highest temperatures in Britain, often due to easterly and southeasterly winds. The south-east coast of Devon, including places such as Salcombe and Exmouth, is one of the sunniest places in the UK.
Where is the warmest place in Devon?
The highest temperature in Devon and Cornwall by mid-afternoon was 29.3C recorded at the Royal Marine base at Chivenor in Braunton, North Devon – while neighbouring Yeovilton, just over the border in Somerset, hit 30.5C at 3pm.
What is the coldest temperature ever recorded in Devon?
Inland areas have experienced even colder conditions with −15 °C (5 °F) at Exeter International Airport, Devon in 1958 and at Bastreet, Cornwall in 1979. Further to the north-east of the region, temperatures reached −16.1 °C (3.0 °F) in Yeovilton, Somerset in 1982.
Will it snow in Exeter this year?
November 2021 to October 2022. Winter will be colder than normal, on average, with near- to below-normal snowfall. Precipitation will be above normal in the north and below normal in the south.
Which is nicer North or South Devon?
North Devon is, for me, about stunningly beautiful coastlines and countryside and is best for those who want to walk, surf or do outdoorsy type stuff. With small kids there is more commercial holiday stuff going on in South Devon (farm parks galore, etc) and there are more big roads to get you around easily.
What is the driest place in Devon?
Ross and Cromarty
By contrast, Ross and Cromarty was the driest location, with just 32% average rainfall for the month (64.1mm).
Is Devon The Wettest county?
An average of 192.5mm of rain fell in Devon in March 2018 making it the wettest county in the UK. It was also the fourth wettest March on record for Devon as 11 weather stations across the UK recorded their highest ever rainfall.
Where is the best place to retire to in Devon?
Moving to Devon – 7 Great places to live
- Thorverton. This pretty village is very well placed only 8 miles north of Exeter and equally distanced to Tiverton.
- Ottery St Mary.