Sleep Cycle 6-month U.S. Sleep Report

January – Sleepiest but least stressful month

Post holiday zen. Both men and women slept the most in January, with women spending 20 min more in bed than men at 7 h 22 min.

New Year, No Stress. January is the month with the least stress recorded for both men and women.

  • Men: 32% recorded feeling stressed daily.
  • Women: 36% recorded feeling stressed daily.

February – Best sleep quality

According to Sleep Cycle data, February brought excellent sleep quality for both men and women, the best so far in 2015. However, it was all downhill from there as sleep quality continued to decline the following months, with the worst sleep quality recorded in June.

New Year’s resolutions no more. Americans recorded they worked out least in February, compared to the other months surveyed.

  • Men: only 34% recorded daily workouts.
  • Women: only 30% recorded daily workouts.

March – Earliest bedtime

Women continously go to bed earlier than men but both genders recorded the earliest bedtimes so far this year in March.

  • Men: turn in at 12:00 AM (tied with February bedtime).
  • Women: go to bed at 11:39 PM on average each night.

April – Most stressful month

Do April showers bring more stress? According to Sleep Cycle records they do!  Americans recorded highest levels of stress so far this year in April.

  • Men: 37% recorded feeling stressed daily.
  • Women: 40% recorded feeling stressed daily. 

Compared to every other month, women drank the least amount of coffee in April. However it was still more than men! 45% of women recorded drinking coffee on a daily basis in April, compared to 41% of men.

May – Happy women and caffeinated men

Late night caffeine buzz—men drank the most coffee in May while coincidentally, recording one of the latest bedtimes: 12:02 AM (tied with April and June).

Women woke up happiest in May, recording the best wake-up mood in 2015 to-date. Women in Nashville, Tampa and San Diego led the charge with the best wake-up moods.

June – Most active month

Sleep Cycle users made an extra effort to prepare for beach 2015 and recorded most workouts in June.

As weather warmed up, Sleep Cycle records show men and women slept less. Both genders recorded lowest amount of sleep in June. However, women still clocked 20 minutes longer than men.

Both men and women slept the worst in June, resulting in the lowest sleep quality. However, overall men continously experienced higher sleep quality than women each month.

Sleep Cycle 6 month sleep calendar
Sleep Cycle 6 month sleep calendar

U.S. Sleep Quality

Sleep Cycle U.S. Sleep Quantity
Sleep Cycle U.S. Sleep Quantity

U.S. Bedtime

Sleep Cycle U.S. Bedtime
Sleep Cycle U.S. Bedtime

U.S. Wake-up and Mood

Sleep Cycle U.S. Wakeup and Mood
Sleep Cycle U.S. Wakeup and Mood

Full data report is available upon request.