Average February Sunshine in the United Kingdom

The tables below give February averages for the number of hours with sunshine at cities and towns throughout the United Kingdom. The monthly totals are based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020.

The UK as a whole has an average 72 hours of sun in February.

Southern England

Total February sunshine
Place Hours
Birmingham 77
Bristol 76
Dover 83
Isles of Scilly 83
London, Greenwich 66
London, Kew Gardens 81
Norwich 80
Nottingham 78
Plymouth 88
Southampton 83
Stoke-on-Trent 76
Weymouth 96

Northern England

Average amount of sun in February
Place Hours
Ambleside, Windermere Lake 65
Berwick-upon-Tweed 94
Dumfries 72
Hull 79
Manchester 76
Middlesbrough 76
Newcastle upon Tyne 79
Prestwick 70
Sheffield 77


Average February sun
Place Hours
Cardiff 76
Llandrindod Wells 61


Number of sunny hours in February on average
Place Hours
Aberdeen 85
Dundee 84
Edinburgh 82
Glasgow 67
Inverness 74
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 64
Lerwick, Shetland Islands 58
Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 61
Tiree, Inner Hebrides 72

Northern Ireland

Average total sunshine in February
Place Hours
Armagh 71
Belfast 65
Londonderry 74

Met Office. Research programmes. Climate science. UK Climate Averages.

United Kingdom Sunshine
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