Jersey has a climate that is a gardener’s paradise throughout the year. Jersey is warmed year-round by the nearby Gulf stream and has a good sunshine record, the climate is usually warmer and sunnier than mainland Britain. This means that plants flower about a month earlier than most parts of the UK. Jersey has 70 km of coastline.
Jersey is classified as temperate in nature and has warm dry summers and mild damp winters. At a latitude of 49 15 N, 2 10 W, and protected by the English mainland 60 miles to the north, and the French coastline only 10 miles away on the east and south Jersey escapes the worst of the winds normally associated with offshore locations.