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Swansea has a wet and mild climate, with winter temperatures ranging from around 4 to 6°C, while the summer average high is about 20°C but often reaching to 26 or 27°C. Sun lovers should visit Swansea from June to August, which is the period that records the most hours of sunshine and is the main tourist season. However, those who prefer long solitary walks along cliffs paths or contemplative strolls through wooded valleys should consider September and October. During these months, the air is crisp and fresh and the area quiet, with most tourists having already departed. Gower is known to have a micro climate and has half the rainfall of East Swansea. Local farmers say they have the same weather as the Channel Islands and early Gower new potatoes are evidence of the many extra hours of sunshine.
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Swansea has a wet and mild climate, with winter temperatures ranging from around 4 to 6°C, while the summer average high is about 20°C but often reaching to 26 or 27°C. Sun lovers should visit Swansea from June to August, which is the period that records the most hours of sunshine and is the main tourist season. However, those who prefer long solitary walks along cliffs paths or contemplative strolls through wooded valleys should consider September and October. During these months, the air is crisp and fresh and the area quiet, with most tourists having already departed.  
  
 
{{infobox|Famous Faces|Swansea's rich and diverse history has created a city of character, which has proved to be very fertile ground for producing well known personalities. In the literary world, '''Dylan Thomas''' is Swansea's most famous son, and inscriptions of his verse can been seen throughout the city. The Oscar award winning actor '''Catherine Zeta Jones''' and TV actor '''Joanna Page''' were also born and raised here, with both maintaining close links with the city. The 70s and 80s rock sensation '''Bonnie Tyler''' is also from Swansea and still lives in the seaside suburb of Mumbles. '''Sir Harry Secombe''', who entertained the country for decades, hails from Swansea's East Side, and also in the entertainment world, the TV playwright and producer '''Russell T. Davies''' (of recent ''Dr. Who'' fame) has his roots in the city, as does actor-turned singer '''Steve Balsamo'''. In the upper echelons of religion, economics and politics, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, '''Dr. Rowan Williams''', Nobel Prize Winner '''Professor Clive Granger''', former deputy-prime minister, '''Sir Michael Heseltine''', and a former leader of the Conservative Party, '''Michael Howard''', were all born in Swansea, while among the city's most famous contributions to the sporting world were the soccer legend, '''John Charles''', England cricketer '''Simon Jones''' and former WBO world cruiser weight champion, '''Enzo Maccarinelli'''.
 
{{infobox|Famous Faces|Swansea's rich and diverse history has created a city of character, which has proved to be very fertile ground for producing well known personalities. In the literary world, '''Dylan Thomas''' is Swansea's most famous son, and inscriptions of his verse can been seen throughout the city. The Oscar award winning actor '''Catherine Zeta Jones''' and TV actor '''Joanna Page''' were also born and raised here, with both maintaining close links with the city. The 70s and 80s rock sensation '''Bonnie Tyler''' is also from Swansea and still lives in the seaside suburb of Mumbles. '''Sir Harry Secombe''', who entertained the country for decades, hails from Swansea's East Side, and also in the entertainment world, the TV playwright and producer '''Russell T. Davies''' (of recent ''Dr. Who'' fame) has his roots in the city, as does actor-turned singer '''Steve Balsamo'''. In the upper echelons of religion, economics and politics, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, '''Dr. Rowan Williams''', Nobel Prize Winner '''Professor Clive Granger''', former deputy-prime minister, '''Sir Michael Heseltine''', and a former leader of the Conservative Party, '''Michael Howard''', were all born in Swansea, while among the city's most famous contributions to the sporting world were the soccer legend, '''John Charles''', England cricketer '''Simon Jones''' and former WBO world cruiser weight champion, '''Enzo Maccarinelli'''.

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