Sunderland, where it's located

The climate of Sunderland is oceanic, with quite cold, rainy winters and mild, relatively rainy summers.
The city is located in north-eastern England, on the coast, in Tyne and Wear county.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 4.7 °C (40 °F), that of the warmest months (July, August) is of 15.2 °C (59 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Sunderland - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)2235710121210852
Max (°C)77910131618181613107
Min (°F)363637414550545450464136
Max (°F)454548505561646461555045

Precipitation amounts to 595 millimeters (23.4 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 40 mm (1.6 in) in the driest month (February) to 65 mm (2.6 in) in the wettest (November). Here is the average precipitation.
Sunderland - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)454045454550506055556555595
Prec.(in)1.81.61.81.81.8222.42.22.22.62.223.4
Days1089889998111210110

On average, there are around 1,520 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Sunderland - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours234566665322

The sea temperature ranges between 6 °C (43 °F) and 15 °C (59 °F). So, it never becomes warm for swimming. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Sunderland - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)766791214151412108
Temp (°F)454343454854575957545046

Sunderland

Best Time


The best time to visit Sunderland is the summer, from June to August, since it is the mildest of the year. The temperatures are generally good for outdoors activities, although it's better to bring an umbrella, and a sweatshirt or sweater for the evening or for cool days.