Average September Sunshine in the United Kingdom

The tables below give September 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 137 hours of sun in September.

Southern England

Total September sunshine
Place Hours
Birmingham 125
Cambridge 140
Eastbourne 172
Exeter 161
Ipswich 152
London 139
Lowestoft 147
Newquay 164
Oxford 141

Northern England

Average amount of sun in September
Place Hours
Blackpool 142
Grimsby 136
Malham Tarn, Yorkshire Dales 108
Manchester 131
Newcastle 135
Penrith 115
Sheffield 136


Average September sun
Place Hours
Aberporth 147
Aberystwyth 132
Cardiff 150
Tenby 151
Valley, Anglesey 147


Number of sunny hours in September on average
Place Hours
Aberdeen 125
Dundee 138
Edinburgh 129
Forres 117
Glasgow 115
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 105
Lerwick, Shetland Islands 101
Oban 98
Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 105
Tiree, Inner Hebrides 128

Northern Ireland

Average total sunshine in September
Place Hours
Armagh 114
Belfast 120
Londonderry 110
United Kingdom Sunshine
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