THE UK has a troubled relationship with sunshine. We love it, it’s not so sure about us. That’s why Sun Bingo has taken the hassle out of the search for sunseekers after some sunny rays.
We’ve found five spots to play Sun Bingo in the sun. Which, we fully encourage, as sunshine is good for us!
The body creates vitamin D from direct sunlight on the skin. Vitamin D has been documented as regulating calcium and phosphate levels in the body (these are needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy).
Plus, the health benefits of sunshine can include lowering blood pressure and promoting good mental health.
If you’re looking for extremely good sunshine, check out Yuma in Arizona, USA.
It’s the Guinness World Record holder for sunniest spot in the world. It gets 11 hours of sunshine each day on average – that’s 4,015 hours a year out of a possible 4,456.
As a sun-lover, you might think twice before visiting Rjukan, Norway. For six months of the year, there isn’t a single spot of sunlight!
Check out Sun Bingo’s list of sunny spots that don’t require leaving the UK. Have you been to many of them?
The sunniest month in Bognor Regis, on average, is July, with 222 hours of sunshine.
This is measured using a Campbell-Stokes sunshine recorder, which is located at the Bognor Regis Butlins!
The capital isn’t somewhere you instantly think of when it comes to sunshine.
However, in July 2020, five of the hottest temperatures recorded in the UK were in London, including Regents Park and Kew Gardens.
London may be more than just a city trip, with an average of 1481 hours of sunshine recorded annually.
This East Sussex spot has been a sunny haven for over 100 years! It holds the record for the highest ever recorded amount of sunshine in a month – that was 383.9 hours in the July of 1911.
It’s still going strong as a sunshine site, with June providing approximately 205 hours of sunshine.
Eastbourne averages 1895 hours of sunshine per year.
You don’t need a plane to get here, but you will need a ferry! This village in the Isle of Wight was the sunniest spot in the UK in 2020, with over 1,923 hours of sunshine. It’s not just sunny, but also hot!
The hottest month to visit is July, when temperatures are 21 degrees on average.
Sussex really is the sunny capital of the UK, as Hastings boasts an average of 1871 hours of sunshine each year.
You might want to visit in June, as that is reported to be the sunniest month.
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Whether you’re checking out a sunny spot on this list or have a recommendation of your own – let us know where you like to play bingo in the sun!
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