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 1991 to 2020.

The UK as a whole has an average 127 hours of sun in September.

Southern England

Total September sunshine
Place Hours
Birmingham 140
Bristol 136
Dover 164
Isles of Scilly 165
London, Greenwich 141
London, Kew Gardens 152
Norwich 154
Nottingham 138
Plymouth 161
Southampton 152
Stoke-on-Trent 136
Weymouth 178

Northern England

Average amount of sun in September
Place Hours
Ambleside, Windermere Lake 100
Berwick-upon-Tweed 139
Dumfries 115
Hull 147
Manchester 138
Middlesbrough 126
Newcastle upon Tyne 122
Prestwick 121
Sheffield 138


Average September sun
Place Hours
Cardiff 152
Llandrindod Wells 115


Number of sunny hours in September on average
Place Hours
Aberdeen 125
Dundee 130
Edinburgh 130
Glasgow 115
Inverness 117
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 108
Lerwick, Shetland Islands 100
Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 110
Tiree, Inner Hebrides 132

Northern Ireland

Average total sunshine in September
Place Hours
Armagh 114
Belfast 112
Londonderry 120

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

United Kingdom Sunshine
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