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 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for: Southern England, Northern England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The UK as a whole has an average 74 hours of sun in February.

Southern England

Total February sunshine
Place Hours
Birmingham 66
Cambridge 77
Eastbourne 90
Exeter 84
Ipswich 83
London 71
Lowestoft 78
Newquay 86
Oxford 79

Northern England

Average amount of sun in February
Place Hours
Blackpool 79
Grimsby 82
Malham Tarn, Yorkshire Dales 58
Manchester 74
Newcastle 80
Penrith 59
Sheffield 68


Average February sun
Place Hours
Aberporth 83
Aberystwyth 70
Cardiff 76
Tenby 83
Valley, Anglesey 87


Number of sunny hours in February on average
Place Hours
Aberdeen 85
Dundee 85
Edinburgh 78
Forres 75
Glasgow 67
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 59
Lerwick, Shetland Islands 55
Oban 62
Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 59
Tiree, Inner Hebrides 70

Northern Ireland

Average total sunshine in February
Place Hours
Armagh 69
Belfast 71
Londonderry 62
United Kingdom Sunshine
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