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Regional values - April 2001

These regional values use the latest available data from the UK climate network of observing stations. They show the Met Office's best assessment of the weather that was experienced across the UK. The columns headed 'Anom' (anomaly) show the differences from or percentages of the long-term averages.

Met Office defined regions that are used in the table below:
General regions map |  Districts map

The following table shows comparisons with the 1971 to 2000 averages.

Regional values compared with 1971 to 2000
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain >=1mm Days air frost
  Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[hours]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[mm]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
UK 10.4 -0.4 2.9 -0.1 6.7 -0.3 135.3 96 89.6 129 15.5 4.2 4.3 -0.7
England 11.3 -0.5 3.6 0.0 7.4 -0.2 134.0 92 91.3 161 16.2 6.1 2.8 -1.3
Wales 10.3 -0.6 3.2 -0.2 6.7 -0.4 138.3 92 140.8 164 16.9 5.1 5.2 0.5
Scotland 9.0 -0.3 1.8 -0.3 5.4 -0.3 137.6 105 75.7 88 14.3 1.3 6.7 -0.0
N Ireland 10.6 -0.5 3.2 -0.2 6.9 -0.4 129.2 91 74.7 106 14.4 2.0 3.0 -1.0
England & Wales 11.1 -0.5 3.5 -0.0 7.3 -0.3 134.6 92 98.2 161 16.3 5.9 3.1 -1.0
England N 10.2 -0.6 2.8 -0.4 6.5 -0.5 121.1 90 99.3 159 16.2 5.7 4.2 -0.8
England S 11.8 -0.4 4.0 0.2 7.9 -0.1 140.8 92 87.1 162 16.1 6.3 2.1 -1.5
Scotland N 8.7 -0.1 1.6 -0.3 5.2 -0.2 141.4 115 76.9 81 14.8 0.2 7.2 0.1
Scotland E 8.9 -0.4 1.6 -0.2 5.3 -0.3 139.3 106 62.5 90 13.7 2.2 7.0 -0.6
Scotland W 9.6 -0.4 2.2 -0.4 5.9 -0.4 130.5 94 88.3 95 14.5 1.8 5.8 0.5
England E & NE 10.3 -0.5 2.7 -0.3 6.5 -0.4 124.5 93 87.7 160 16.4 6.4 4.3 -0.5
England NW & Wales N 10.1 -0.7 3.0 -0.3 6.5 -0.5 127.7 91 127.2 168 17.1 5.5 4.3 -0.6
Midlands 11.3 -0.5 3.3 -0.1 7.3 -0.3 127.6 93 93.9 164 15.7 5.5 3.0 -1.4
East Anglia 11.9 -0.4 4.1 0.2 8.0 -0.1 141.0 95 73.4 162 18.1 8.7 1.6 -1.8
England SW & Wales S 11.2 -0.4 3.9 0.1 7.5 -0.2 149.6 92 119.9 160 15.8 4.9 3.3 -0.4
England SE & Central S 12.1 -0.4 4.4 0.5 8.2 0.0 138.3 87 78.6 149 15.2 5.8 2.0 -1.7

The following table shows comparisons with the 1961 to 1990 averages.

Regional values compared with 1961 to 1990
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain >=1mm Days air frost
  Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[hours]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[mm]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
UK 10.4 -0.2 2.9 0.1 6.7 -0.1 135.3 95 89.6 133 15.5 4.0 4.3 -1.1
England 11.3 -0.2 3.6 0.2 7.4 -0.0 134.0 94 91.3 163 16.2 5.7 2.8 -1.4
Wales 10.3 -0.4 3.2 0.0 6.7 -0.2 138.3 93 140.8 165 16.9 4.9 5.2 0.2
Scotland 9.0 -0.2 1.8 0.0 5.4 -0.1 137.6 100 75.7 94 14.3 1.4 6.7 -0.8
N Ireland 10.6 -0.4 3.2 0.1 6.9 -0.2 129.2 89 74.7 112 14.4 2.1 3.0 -1.6
England & Wales 11.1 -0.2 3.5 0.2 7.3 -0.0 134.6 94 98.2 163 16.3 5.6 3.1 -1.2
England N 10.2 -0.3 2.8 -0.1 6.5 -0.2 121.1 91 99.3 160 16.2 5.3 4.2 -1.1
England S 11.8 -0.1 4.0 0.4 7.9 0.1 140.8 95 87.1 165 16.1 5.9 2.1 -1.6
Scotland N 8.7 -0.0 1.6 0.0 5.2 0.0 141.4 107 76.9 87 14.8 0.3 7.2 -0.8
Scotland E 8.9 -0.2 1.6 0.1 5.3 -0.0 139.3 102 62.5 96 13.7 2.2 7.0 -1.5
Scotland W 9.6 -0.3 2.2 -0.2 5.9 -0.2 130.5 90 88.3 102 14.5 2.0 5.8 -0.2
England E & NE 10.3 -0.3 2.7 -0.1 6.5 -0.2 124.5 93 87.7 164 16.4 6.1 4.3 -0.8
England NW & Wales N 10.1 -0.5 3.0 -0.1 6.5 -0.3 127.7 91 127.2 166 17.1 5.3 4.3 -1.0
Midlands 11.3 -0.2 3.3 0.1 7.3 -0.1 127.6 95 93.9 166 15.7 5.1 3.0 -1.5
East Anglia 11.9 -0.1 4.1 0.4 8.0 0.1 141.0 98 73.4 161 18.1 8.2 1.6 -1.9
England SW & Wales S 11.2 -0.2 3.9 0.3 7.5 -0.0 149.6 94 119.9 165 15.8 4.7 3.3 -0.5
England SE & Central S 12.1 -0.2 4.4 0.6 8.2 0.2 138.3 90 78.6 152 15.2 5.4 2.0 -1.8

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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