Average July Sunshine in the United Kingdom

The tables below give July 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 194 hours of sun in July.

Southern England

Total July sunshine
Place Hours
Birmingham 184
Cambridge 188
Eastbourne 253
Exeter 225
Ipswich 217
London 192
Lowestoft 196
Newquay 208
Oxford 207

Northern England

Average amount of sun in July
Place Hours
Blackpool 198
Grimsby 202
Malham Tarn, Yorkshire Dales 143
Manchester 180
Newcastle 172
Penrith 160
Sheffield 200


Average July sun
Place Hours
Aberporth 199
Aberystwyth 177
Cardiff 199
Tenby 210
Valley, Anglesey 201


Number of sunny hours in July on average
Place Hours
Aberdeen 159
Dundee 188
Edinburgh 174
Forres 152
Glasgow 154
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 132
Lerwick, Shetland Islands 124
Oban 138
Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 133
Tiree, Inner Hebrides 174

Northern Ireland

Average total sunshine in July
Place Hours
Armagh 137
Belfast 151
Londonderry 126
United Kingdom Sunshine
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