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UK Sunshine (Total Hours)

 
UK Sunshine (Total hours)
Areal series, starting from 1929
Allowances have been made for topographic, coastal and urban effects where relationships are found to exist.
Seasons: Winter=Dec-Feb, Spring=Mar-May, Summer=June-Aug, Autumn=Sept-Nov. (Winter: Year refers to Jan/Feb).
Values are ranked and displayed to 1 dp. Where values are equal, rankings are based in order of year descending.
Data are provisional from January 2016 and Winter 2016.  Last updated 03/06/2016.
Year    JAN    FEB    MAR    APR    MAY    JUN    JUL    AUG    SEP    OCT    NOV    DEC     WIN    SPR    SUM    AUT     ANN
1929   39.5   51.6  169.5  153.1  211.5  199.2  184.2  141.6  151.6   98.9   55.0   49.3     ---  534.2  525.0  305.6  1505.2
1930   44.8   68.4  104.8  121.9  159.4  215.2  145.0  158.4  105.8   94.9   62.1   29.0   162.5  386.1  518.5  262.7  1309.5
1931   54.2   58.5  132.4  111.3  163.5  147.2  116.4  153.0  101.5  107.8   48.7   31.1   141.6  407.2  416.6  258.0  1225.6
1932   47.5   70.6  105.9  131.0  126.2  196.8  123.6  145.9  109.3   81.9   44.8   40.9   149.2  363.1  466.4  236.0  1224.5
1933   56.2   72.9  144.5  127.2  142.5  207.3  188.8  189.6  159.1   76.0   52.1   35.8   170.1  414.2  585.7  287.2  1452.1
1934   47.5   80.2  107.3  118.3  176.8  195.0  223.0  148.7  143.3   73.3   40.5   21.0   163.5  402.4  566.6  257.0  1374.7
1935   42.8   53.9  110.2  132.7  216.5  167.1  224.6  164.3  125.2   73.8   53.8   43.5   117.7  459.4  556.0  252.8  1408.4
1936   38.2   70.9   65.1  158.6  179.8  183.2  130.8  160.7   99.1   97.9   47.9   41.0   152.6  403.5  474.7  244.9  1273.2
1937   36.0   63.5  103.4   91.6  184.7  164.3  119.4  166.0  131.0   77.0   54.8   33.0   140.5  379.7  449.6  262.8  1224.6
1938   37.9   60.5  115.2  163.8  160.3  170.7  133.3  159.6  107.5   94.0   54.2   43.4   131.4  439.2  463.5  255.8  1300.3
1939   40.7   67.7   93.9  157.4  185.7  214.5  124.5  153.4  124.7  100.9   39.1   33.0   151.8  437.1  492.3  264.6  1335.5
1940   54.4   37.1  105.0  112.2  199.7  263.3  151.5  158.5  142.5   72.4   53.2   34.7   124.5  417.0  573.3  268.0  1384.5
1941   37.9   61.0  104.2  106.3  154.7  190.7  175.1  145.2   98.5   93.5   41.5   33.5   133.5  365.2  511.0  233.4  1241.9
1942   33.9   53.4   77.7  204.6  201.7  193.0  161.1  111.4  125.1   77.3   53.2   30.7   120.8  484.0  465.5  255.6  1323.0
1943   38.9   72.8  120.3  143.5  212.5  183.6  195.0  129.6  121.3   85.7   56.8   37.4   142.4  476.2  508.2  263.8  1397.3
1944   32.0   63.3  115.1  130.2  175.5  146.3  107.2  172.1  122.8   84.0   45.6   41.1   132.8  420.8  425.5  252.3  1235.2
1945   47.7   62.1  109.7  173.7  164.8  171.8  153.9  157.4   91.4   93.3   42.4   34.0   150.8  448.1  483.0  227.0  1302.0
1946   45.8   71.1  100.4  168.9  210.2  158.8  162.1  138.3   96.8   77.7   39.2   50.0   150.9  479.4  459.2  213.7  1319.3
1947   45.6   43.4   79.6  134.7  166.4  156.3  155.7  257.0  124.7   95.2   70.1   28.1   139.0  380.7  568.9  289.9  1356.6
1948   35.1   64.6  145.0  173.8  238.7  149.8  164.5  111.6  115.9   89.0   60.8   47.4   127.8  557.5  425.9  265.6  1396.1
1949   44.9   93.3  113.9  152.5  207.6  243.1  193.8  169.1  137.4   86.6   55.3   39.3   185.6  474.0  606.0  279.2  1536.8
1950   36.3   68.2  114.2  144.1  176.6  210.9  172.0  158.1  102.9   90.9   56.9   37.1   143.8  434.9  540.9  250.6  1368.0
1951   42.1   62.0   86.6  172.4  179.8  213.9  172.5  138.9  108.9   99.4   49.3   44.8   141.2  438.8  525.3  257.6  1370.7
1952   61.5   74.3   94.0  156.7  186.8  171.1  168.1  148.6  112.8   98.9   63.1   44.4   180.7  437.5  487.8  274.8  1380.3
1953   37.6   62.5  132.2  163.4  195.9  152.9  156.3  170.6  124.5   83.2   44.2   33.3   144.5  491.6  479.8  251.9  1356.7
1954   47.1   56.8  101.5  180.3  151.1  138.7  121.5  116.5  139.8   75.3   51.0   36.3   137.2  432.8  376.8  266.2  1215.9
1955   36.5   79.6  139.7  165.7  203.5  159.1  256.0  183.4  140.8  102.2   52.3   38.3   152.4  508.9  598.5  295.3  1557.1
1956   48.6   67.5  129.6  163.5  211.7  162.5  153.2  140.3   91.9  101.0   50.6   19.8   154.4  504.8  456.0  243.5  1340.2
1957   45.4   78.2   81.6  160.0  198.6  264.4  124.7  132.1  107.3   74.7   52.8   47.0   143.4  440.2  521.3  234.8  1366.8
1958   45.8   51.7  104.6  139.8  178.4  134.0  163.2  119.1  119.2   87.2   45.2   31.2   144.6  422.8  416.3  251.6  1219.4
1959   70.1   61.9   95.9  135.9  215.7  209.8  195.4  177.5  173.0  120.7   49.9   28.0   163.1  447.5  582.6  343.6  1533.8
1960   37.4   82.5   75.3  147.7  183.1  233.9  142.4  150.2  124.3   61.6   58.9   47.2   148.0  406.0  526.5  244.9  1344.6
1961   39.4   60.0  117.2  100.8  193.5  184.6  139.2  154.5  116.7   98.5   58.5   46.7   146.6  411.5  478.2  273.7  1309.5
1962   51.2   67.9  111.0  167.3  163.3  207.5  132.0  145.0   97.0   93.4   38.5   51.3   165.8  441.6  484.5  228.8  1325.3
1963   57.3   79.5  100.7  120.9  180.6  179.2  168.7  112.2  126.7   75.5   47.1   39.6   188.1  402.2  460.1  249.3  1287.9
1964   38.4   60.0   64.0  115.3  173.9  145.8  159.9  163.3  150.4   94.1   52.6   39.2   138.0  353.3  469.0  297.1  1257.0
1965   57.5   41.3  116.6  147.0  147.1  157.1  119.9  157.0   91.4   98.0   66.6   44.3   138.0  410.8  434.0  255.9  1244.0
1966   28.5   38.5  107.3  101.3  202.6  140.3  160.5  157.4  118.5   79.1   50.1   33.9   111.3  411.3  458.2  247.7  1218.1
1967   48.6   70.3  130.2  127.0  150.3  205.6  165.2  142.9  106.2   88.4   58.1   47.0   152.9  407.5  513.6  252.6  1339.6
1968   33.4   73.5  104.3  166.2  147.4  187.8  135.9  150.8  106.4   56.6   42.7   29.9   153.9  417.9  474.4  205.7  1234.8
1969   29.9   64.1   80.0  175.0  133.2  228.9  186.2  145.3   97.8   88.4   62.3   28.4   123.9  388.2  560.4  248.4  1319.5
1970   28.4   93.3  110.7  132.3  163.7  229.7  136.0  154.3  115.0   84.0   50.4   40.9   150.0  406.7  520.0  249.5  1338.7
1971   32.3   60.3   86.7  121.6  209.1  141.6  210.0  128.4  150.4  113.3   66.3   26.8   133.5  417.4  479.9  330.0  1346.7
1972   35.4   44.0  120.7  133.5  143.6  147.3  168.6  161.0  120.5   91.2   59.7   35.1   106.1  397.8  477.0  271.3  1260.7
1973   30.7   73.8  124.8  145.8  155.8  190.4  145.8  164.0  126.3   88.3   67.5   41.1   139.7  426.5  500.2  282.0  1354.3
1974   40.0   55.3   98.7  166.4  179.6  189.0  149.9  163.5  121.1   78.9   50.1   36.6   136.4  444.8  502.3  250.0  1329.0
1975   34.1   70.2   96.8  122.3  205.5  245.2  179.6  195.9  125.1   95.2   63.0   35.2   140.9  424.6  620.7  283.4  1468.2
1976   40.9   47.8   98.8  143.1  150.5  205.5  222.7  240.4   94.5   64.8   60.3   45.1   124.0  392.4  668.7  219.6  1414.5
1977   43.9   61.3   80.9  148.9  216.0  165.1  184.0  157.5  103.0   88.6   69.0   33.6   150.4  445.8  506.6  260.7  1351.9
1978   45.5   56.7  103.4  111.3  192.1  159.2  134.9  122.4  119.3   80.3   58.0   28.1   135.7  406.8  416.4  257.5  1211.0
1979   50.0   64.8   89.5  119.1  168.8  161.6  149.3  144.0  141.3   88.5   55.5   41.6   142.9  377.4  454.8  285.2  1273.9
1980   48.4   43.1   80.7  161.5  222.0  140.7  129.7  125.5  111.5   93.2   50.6   39.0   133.1  464.3  395.8  255.4  1246.0
1981   40.0   66.2   72.7  148.5  143.7  142.7  135.7  166.9  130.7  100.9   45.3   36.3   145.2  364.9  445.3  276.9  1229.5
1982   44.0   53.5  131.6  159.5  205.2  148.6  170.6  144.1  121.0   64.2   48.9   35.1   133.8  496.2  463.3  234.2  1326.2
1983   38.6   69.6   71.6  133.5  115.4  158.1  209.6  189.4   95.3   91.6   40.9   38.5   143.2  320.6  557.1  227.8  1252.1
1984   51.7   53.3   60.4  200.3  180.9  180.2  212.0  179.5   97.1   86.8   42.8   42.1   143.4  441.7  571.7  226.7  1387.1
1985   45.4   75.9  102.5  121.2  159.1  162.4  155.8  138.6  109.0   94.2   65.2   30.7   163.4  382.8  456.8  268.4  1260.0
1986   45.4   73.4  112.1  125.8  169.4  192.1  144.8  129.1  149.4  100.5   61.9   39.9   149.5  407.3  465.9  311.8  1343.7
1987   44.0   62.0   97.3  137.6  180.9  115.8  145.5  140.6  141.6   94.4   45.7   28.6   145.9  415.8  401.9  281.7  1233.9
1988   45.5   87.0   88.6  128.1  189.9  169.8  129.8  150.9  124.1   87.0   74.1   32.2   161.0  406.6  450.6  285.2  1307.0
1989   50.6   81.7  100.3  130.5  241.7  210.4  243.5  189.4  116.3   78.9   73.4   27.2   164.5  472.6  643.3  268.6  1544.0
1990   45.1   66.4  112.4  185.7  223.4  121.0  238.7  173.9  127.1   84.2   56.4   36.8   138.7  521.4  533.5  267.7  1470.9
1991   57.4   58.8   80.1  146.4  145.6  132.5  166.6  183.3  159.8   74.2   47.0   33.9   153.0  372.1  482.4  280.9  1285.5
1992   45.2   59.1   69.8  110.1  233.4  192.8  142.2  150.6  102.4   84.0   49.7   34.9   138.2  413.2  485.5  236.1  1273.9
1993   31.8   41.9  104.7  111.4  159.7  160.2  144.5  160.5  102.4   96.2   53.5   35.2   108.7  375.9  465.2  252.1  1202.2
1994   50.1   58.6  103.5  152.3  167.6  180.5  190.9  153.1  108.2  100.4   40.6   43.3   144.0  423.4  524.5  249.1  1349.1
1995   42.4   66.2  131.1  155.1  190.3  204.6  206.9  250.4  119.8  103.9   57.0   38.6   151.9  476.4  661.9  280.7  1566.2
1996   20.5   82.1   62.4  119.6  176.1  218.7  190.7  163.5  137.8   91.2   73.9   41.8   141.2  358.1  572.8  303.0  1378.2
1997   40.5   62.5  113.0  139.7  210.2  137.0  193.8  179.1  146.0  113.9   40.1   34.0   144.7  462.9  509.8  299.9  1409.6
1998   43.5   69.3   71.2  126.1  186.0  139.3  133.3  172.8  114.2   97.1   64.4   33.2   146.8  383.3  445.5  275.7  1250.5
1999   48.8   74.7  105.6  145.7  157.5  166.9  206.5  149.4  134.2  102.1   59.9   46.9   156.7  408.9  522.8  296.2  1398.3
2000   56.1   80.6  103.2  133.6  208.0  155.2  153.4  171.6  108.1   86.9   53.6   38.9   183.6  444.8  480.3  248.6  1349.3
2001   66.9   83.4  100.7  135.3  220.0  168.6  160.1  160.3  108.2   88.7   55.3   64.3   189.2  456.0  489.0  252.1  1411.8
2002   37.0   68.0  110.2  171.3  173.0  150.1  140.2  148.7  138.5   86.2   49.5   30.9   169.3  454.6  439.0  274.2  1303.6
2003   59.8   93.3  157.7  181.7  170.9  191.5  158.1  198.0  145.7  120.6   64.5   44.9   184.0  510.4  547.6  330.8  1586.8
2004   42.6   86.9  109.6  124.3  196.7  168.9  153.1  162.9  141.4   83.8   45.5   45.3   174.4  430.5  484.9  270.7  1360.9
2005   47.7   69.2   81.9  147.4  204.8  169.1  163.8  184.1  132.0   73.3   78.5   47.1   162.2  434.1  517.0  283.8  1398.9
2006   45.0   67.9   89.0  164.1  179.5  210.4  253.3  137.8  140.1   86.6   78.6   43.2   160.0  432.5  601.5  305.3  1495.6
2007   51.8   67.3  142.8  203.5  175.1  142.3  160.7  170.0  130.0  101.8   58.8   46.3   162.4  521.3  473.0  290.6  1450.4
2008   39.8  102.8  116.6  155.3  201.7  179.8  166.6  105.0  103.0  110.3   54.0   54.0   188.8  473.6  451.4  267.2  1388.8
2009   51.9   52.0  137.9  160.3  211.3  204.6  168.9  155.6  129.2   84.5   60.4   50.8   157.9  509.5  529.1  274.1  1467.4
2010   54.3   62.3  116.7  182.9  200.3  209.6  138.3  146.8  125.9  106.4   65.0   47.5   167.5  499.8  494.8  297.3  1456.0
2011   49.9   51.6  121.6  202.8  191.6  175.4  170.0  127.4  127.3   90.4   59.4   38.7   149.0  516.1  472.8  277.1  1406.2
2012   58.3   62.6  150.6  127.9  199.3  114.1  137.0  151.6  139.4   91.1   62.3   46.3   159.6  477.8  402.7  292.7  1340.5
2013   36.4   75.3   81.4  167.3  177.4  171.2  248.7  157.9  114.6   78.0   71.1   42.0   158.0  426.0  577.7  263.7  1421.1
2014   42.8   75.0  126.7  144.9  149.6  178.4  223.0  171.0  123.3   82.8   51.9   57.1   159.9  421.1  572.5  258.1  1426.6
2015   58.5   76.0  121.9  212.9  174.4  189.7  160.6  148.8  157.8   91.2   35.6   29.2   191.6  509.3  499.2  284.5  1456.7
2016   37.9   85.3  117.5  159.3  213.8                                                    152.4  490.6
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