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Jersey's Mildest February On Record

The island has just seen its mildest February on record and the dullest in 27 years. Plus, it was very wet.

Jersey Met has recorded the month's average temperature as 9.6°C, which is 2.6°C warmer than the 30-year average of 7°C.

The last time the island saw a February this mild was in 1990, 9.5°C on average.

Valentine's Day was the warmest day of last month, with a temperature of 14°C, and the lowest was recorded last Saturday (24 February), at 4.1°C.

Jersey also saw seven sunless days in February 2024, with only 65 hours of sunshine recorded, making it the most dull February in 27 years.

The average amount of sunshine in February is 102.6 hours, with the most sunny on record in 2019, 162.3 hours, and the least in 1947, which came in at 42.2 hours.

Total rainfall was almost double the 30-year average, with 139.7mm of rainfall.

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