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Castle Point in Essex has the lowest average annual rainfall at 20in (508mm), while the Isle of Wight was named as the sunniest place in the UK.
Isle of Wight residents enjoy 37.4 hours of sunshine a week, compared with the national average of 29.7 hours.
Dorset’s £100 course lasts three hours and is entirely theory-based.
Ian Belchamber, from the Dorset Speed campaign group, said charges should be “proportionate and reasonable”.
It makes it one of the most expensive in the country and Dorset Police are set to rake in an extra £500,000 this year from the fee rise.
Motorists offered the education option after a speeding offence are told the fee – set by the Dorset Police Authority – is to cover the cost of providing the courses.
“Motorists are trapped perhaps travelling just a few miles an hour over the limit, then charged these excessive fees.” While the AA run speed awareness courses on behalf of many local authorities, Dorset Police organise their own and therefore set their own fees.
It also gives them the opportunity to develop personal characteristics which will serve them well in later life.
With an area of 242,500 square kilometres (93,600 sq mi), the UK is the 78th-largest sovereign state in the world.
It is also the 21st-most populous country, with an estimated 65.5 million inhabitants in 2016.
With the extra £500,000 due to be created by the £30 fee rise, the total surplus could top £1m next year.
Dorset Police conceded some of the extra money from course fees would be spent on operational duties.