West of Scotland - Total Hours of Sunshine measured from 1929-2013

Dataset shows the recorded Total Hours of Sunshine from 1929 - 2013 divided into month, season and year. Datset called Scotland_W Sunshine (Total hours) is an Areal series, starting from 1929. Allowances have been made for topographic, coastal and urban effects where relationships are found to exist.


  • Winter = Dec-Feb
  • Spring = Mar-May
  • Summer = June-Aug
  • Autumn = Sept-Nov

Note: Winter - Year refers to Jan/Feb.

Values are ranked and displayed to 1 decimal point. Where values are equal, rankings are based in order of year descending. Data are provisional from January 2013 & Winter 2012/2013. Dataset available here.

Data compiled in the main Glasgow Weather station located in Bishopton using recorded sunshine data taken from several collectors in the West of Scotland or Strathclyde region.

Last updated 01/07/2013

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Maintainer Glasgow City Council
Last Updated February 2, 2018, 15:48 (UTC)
Created February 2, 2018, 14:08 (UTC)
Published on behalf of Met Office