How long do you dream about sun every day

March is peak time for dreaming about the sun

As the United Kingdom shivers in what seems like the l-o-n-g-e-s-t winter ever, new research by HolidayPlace.co.uk reveals that March is the month we dream most about taking a sun holiday.

The average Brit spends 13 minutes per day during March dreaming about sunnier climes, 6 hours and 43 minutes in total – more than any other month of the year.

December is the month we spend the least time thinking about being overseas – just 3 hours and 37 minutes across the month or seven minutes each day – as Christmas and New Year exerts its home-and-hearth pull.

Once New Year is out of the way, we each spend 6 hours and 12 minutes in January dreaming of the sun – an average of 12 minutes every day.

Reality bites in February when we think about escaping for just 5 hours and 8 minutes each – 11 minutes per day.

In April it dips slightly to 5 hours in total (10 minutes each day), lifts again as we approach the summer (11 minutes each day during July and August) and then starts to fall again as we approach Christmas.

HolidayPlace.co.uk polled 1,000 Brits and asked them to estimate how much time they spent dreaming of sunnier locations each month.

A spokesman for the company said: “Many of us decide on our holiday destination during March and the Arctic Spring may be encouraging many more to take the plunge and book their getaway earlier than usual.”

 

 

Time spent thinking about sunnier climes:

January – 6 hours 12 mins
February – 5 hours 8 mins
March – 6 hours 43 mins
April – 5 hours 0 mins
May – 5 hours 10 mins
June – 6 hours 0 mins
July – 5 hours 41 mins
August – 5 hours 41 mins
September – 4 hours 30 mins
October – 4 hours 8 mins
November – 4 hours 0 mins
December – 3 hours 37 mins

(Martin Pulaski took the sun-soaked feature image)

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