Whilst it’s a truth universally acknowledged that no-one chooses Blighty for the weather, where should a sun-seeking would-be expat look for a lot more sun and a little less drizzle? Edd Hardy packs the factor-30 and spends a while staring at the sun.

The UK has one of the highest expat rates in the world and one of the main reasons that so many people leave these shores to setup home overseas is simple; the weather. In a World First survey of 1,000 people who have been there and done it, 60% said that the most attractive thing about a move
abroad was an improvement in weather.

Using data from a range of national meteorological agencies, we’ve pulled together a list of the sunniest cities in Europe to help guide you in your research. Whilst the Maltese capital of Valletta tops our list, the list makes disappointing reading for UK cities like London, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham.



This article is taken from the summer issue of Transfer, World First’s magazine for private clients. To download your copy, click here.