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Regional values - February 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 6.7 0.4 0.1 -0.5 3.4 -0.0 83.4 128 97.1 112 13.3 1.0 14.1 3.1
England 7.7 0.8 0.7 -0.2 4.2 0.3 87.3 128 90.8 151 12.8 2.4 13.1 2.7
Wales 7.3 0.7 0.5 -0.6 3.9 0.1 83.3 129 131.7 116 14.4 1.0 13.5 3.4
Scotland 4.9 -0.3 -1.0 -0.8 1.9 -0.6 76.3 125 103.4 84 14.1 -0.8 16.3 3.6
N Ireland 7.4 0.3 0.3 -0.9 3.8 -0.3 87.9 143 68.0 79 12.3 -1.8 12.6 3.7
England & Wales 7.6 0.8 0.7 -0.3 4.2 0.3 86.7 128 96.4 143 13.0 2.2 13.2 2.8
England N 6.6 0.5 -0.3 -0.9 3.1 -0.2 88.7 139 102.4 152 12.6 1.6 16.0 4.5
England S 8.3 1.0 1.3 0.1 4.8 0.6 86.5 123 84.6 150 12.9 2.7 11.6 1.7
Scotland N 4.4 -0.7 -1.0 -0.7 1.7 -0.7 67.1 116 104.4 74 16.4 0.1 16.0 3.1
Scotland E 4.6 -0.3 -1.6 -1.0 1.5 -0.6 83.3 129 108.7 125 12.2 -0.2 18.7 4.4
Scotland W 5.8 0.1 -0.3 -0.9 2.7 -0.4 81.1 134 96.7 69 12.8 -2.5 14.1 3.3
England E & NE 6.8 0.6 -0.3 -0.8 3.3 -0.1 94.2 140 96.2 188 12.3 2.5 16.2 4.7
England NW & Wales N 6.6 0.3 -0.0 -0.9 3.3 -0.3 77.1 123 118.0 122 14.2 1.4 14.9 4.1
Midlands 7.6 0.9 0.4 -0.4 4.0 0.3 90.5 141 81.4 147 12.2 1.8 14.1 3.1
East Anglia 8.0 0.9 1.2 0.2 4.6 0.6 76.5 107 84.5 227 13.5 4.8 11.6 1.4
England SW & Wales S 8.3 0.9 1.6 -0.1 4.9 0.4 92.4 134 104.8 102 13.7 0.8 11.0 2.3
England SE & Central S 8.5 1.1 1.7 0.4 5.1 0.7 83.1 114 99.6 186 12.6 2.9 10.7 0.7

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 6.7 1.0 0.1 -0.0 3.4 0.5 83.4 128 97.1 123 13.3 1.7 14.1 1.7
England 7.7 1.4 0.7 0.2 4.2 0.8 87.3 133 90.8 156 12.8 2.7 13.1 1.5
Wales 7.3 1.3 0.5 -0.1 3.9 0.6 83.3 128 131.7 125 14.4 1.8 13.5 1.8
Scotland 4.9 0.2 -1.0 -0.3 1.9 -0.1 76.3 119 103.4 98 14.1 0.6 16.3 2.0
N Ireland 7.4 0.8 0.3 -0.5 3.8 0.2 87.9 138 68.0 84 12.3 -0.7 12.6 2.2
England & Wales 7.6 1.4 0.7 0.1 4.2 0.8 86.7 132 96.4 149 13.0 2.6 13.2 1.5
England N 6.6 1.1 -0.3 -0.4 3.1 0.4 88.7 142 102.4 161 12.6 2.1 16.0 3.1
England S 8.3 1.6 1.3 0.5 4.8 1.0 86.5 128 84.6 153 12.9 3.1 11.6 0.6
Scotland N 4.4 -0.3 -1.0 -0.2 1.7 -0.2 67.1 107 104.4 89 16.4 1.8 16.0 1.5
Scotland E 4.6 0.3 -1.6 -0.4 1.5 -0.0 83.3 127 108.7 137 12.2 0.3 18.7 3.0
Scotland W 5.8 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 2.7 0.1 81.1 125 96.7 82 12.8 -0.8 14.1 1.7
England E & NE 6.8 1.2 -0.3 -0.3 3.3 0.5 94.2 147 96.2 190 12.3 2.5 16.2 3.4
England NW & Wales N 6.6 0.9 -0.0 -0.4 3.3 0.3 77.1 121 118.0 135 14.2 2.4 14.9 2.6
Midlands 7.6 1.6 0.4 0.0 4.0 0.8 90.5 147 81.4 150 12.2 2.2 14.1 1.7
East Anglia 8.0 1.5 1.2 0.6 4.6 1.1 76.5 113 84.5 227 13.5 4.9 11.6 0.5
England SW & Wales S 8.3 1.5 1.6 0.3 4.9 0.9 92.4 136 104.8 108 13.7 1.4 11.0 0.9
England SE & Central S 8.5 1.6 1.7 0.8 5.1 1.2 83.1 117 99.6 189 12.6 3.1 10.7 -0.3

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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