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Regional values - December 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 6.3 -0.6 0.0 -1.5 3.1 -1.0 64.3 168 70.4 56 11.2 -4.1 16.0 6.2
England 6.6 -0.8 0.2 -1.8 3.4 -1.3 75.7 170 39.4 44 8.7 -4.4 16.5 7.4
Wales 6.8 -0.6 0.4 -1.9 3.6 -1.3 73.5 191 75.3 43 12.2 -4.9 14.3 5.8
Scotland 5.5 -0.2 -0.6 -1.1 2.4 -0.6 43.7 151 117.9 70 14.9 -3.4 16.8 4.9
N Ireland 7.3 -0.1 0.9 -1.1 4.1 -0.6 59.8 176 83.1 70 12.0 -4.9 11.0 3.3
England & Wales 6.6 -0.8 0.2 -1.8 3.4 -1.3 75.4 172 44.3 44 9.2 -4.4 16.2 7.2
England N 6.1 -0.5 -0.3 -1.6 2.9 -1.1 66.8 166 57.6 57 11.3 -2.6 17.8 7.4
England S 6.8 -1.0 0.5 -1.8 3.6 -1.4 80.4 171 29.8 35 7.3 -5.3 15.8 7.4
Scotland N 5.4 -0.2 -0.3 -0.7 2.5 -0.5 32.2 145 157.1 83 18.4 -1.9 15.7 3.6
Scotland E 4.8 -0.4 -1.2 -1.1 1.8 -0.8 47.6 137 76.0 63 12.1 -3.2 19.4 6.0
Scotland W 6.3 0.0 -0.2 -1.4 3.0 -0.7 55.1 173 109.9 56 13.0 -5.6 15.6 5.7
England E & NE 6.1 -0.5 -0.2 -1.4 3.0 -1.0 65.8 151 48.9 64 11.0 -1.5 17.6 7.3
England NW & Wales N 6.5 -0.4 -0.1 -1.9 3.2 -1.1 67.0 181 78.5 53 12.8 -3.4 16.5 6.9
Midlands 6.3 -0.9 -0.1 -1.8 3.0 -1.4 73.6 173 32.6 39 7.3 -5.5 17.6 8.0
East Anglia 6.6 -1.0 0.5 -1.6 3.5 -1.3 76.3 159 24.2 43 8.3 -2.8 15.9 7.5
England SW & Wales S 7.3 -0.9 1.0 -1.8 4.1 -1.4 83.0 187 55.5 37 10.0 -6.3 12.9 5.7
England SE & Central S 6.9 -1.1 0.5 -2.0 3.7 -1.5 86.6 178 25.8 30 6.2 -6.0 16.5 8.0

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 6.3 -0.2 0.0 -1.2 3.1 -0.7 64.3 164 70.4 61 11.2 -3.8 16.0 5.2
England 6.6 -0.4 0.2 -1.3 3.4 -0.9 75.7 167 39.4 46 8.7 -4.1 16.5 6.2
Wales 6.8 -0.3 0.4 -1.5 3.6 -0.9 73.5 180 75.3 46 12.2 -4.5 14.3 4.7
Scotland 5.5 0.0 -0.6 -0.9 2.4 -0.4 43.7 147 117.9 76 14.9 -3.0 16.8 4.3
N Ireland 7.3 0.1 0.9 -0.9 4.1 -0.4 59.8 170 83.1 76 12.0 -4.6 11.0 2.4
England & Wales 6.6 -0.4 0.2 -1.3 3.4 -0.9 75.4 169 44.3 46 9.2 -4.1 16.2 6.0
England N 6.1 -0.1 -0.3 -1.3 2.9 -0.7 66.8 163 57.6 61 11.3 -2.3 17.8 6.3
England S 6.8 -0.6 0.5 -1.3 3.6 -1.0 80.4 169 29.8 37 7.3 -5.0 15.8 6.1
Scotland N 5.4 0.0 -0.3 -0.6 2.5 -0.3 32.2 143 157.1 89 18.4 -1.7 15.7 3.3
Scotland E 4.8 -0.2 -1.2 -0.9 1.8 -0.6 47.6 135 76.0 69 12.1 -2.9 19.4 5.1
Scotland W 6.3 0.2 -0.2 -1.2 3.0 -0.5 55.1 163 109.9 62 13.0 -5.0 15.6 4.9
England E & NE 6.1 -0.2 -0.2 -1.1 3.0 -0.6 65.8 151 48.9 68 11.0 -1.4 17.6 6.2
England NW & Wales N 6.5 -0.0 -0.1 -1.5 3.2 -0.8 67.0 171 78.5 57 12.8 -2.9 16.5 5.8
Midlands 6.3 -0.5 -0.1 -1.4 3.0 -0.9 73.6 170 32.6 42 7.3 -5.2 17.6 6.8
East Anglia 6.6 -0.5 0.5 -1.1 3.5 -0.8 76.3 161 24.2 43 8.3 -2.7 15.9 6.2
England SW & Wales S 7.3 -0.6 1.0 -1.4 4.1 -1.0 83.0 179 55.5 39 10.0 -5.9 12.9 4.6
England SE & Central S 6.9 -0.7 0.5 -1.4 3.7 -1.0 86.6 177 25.8 32 6.2 -5.7 16.5 6.5

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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