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Regional values - January 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 5.3 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 2.6 -0.8 66.9 150 79.4 66 11.8 -3.9 14.6 2.6
England 6.0 -0.6 0.4 -0.6 3.2 -0.6 75.4 148 70.1 83 11.0 -2.4 13.4 2.3
Wales 5.8 -0.7 0.4 -0.9 3.1 -0.8 68.9 151 100.4 63 13.5 -3.8 13.1 2.5
Scotland 4.0 -1.0 -1.3 -1.1 1.3 -1.1 52.3 152 91.6 54 12.5 -6.1 17.3 3.3
N Ireland 5.8 -0.9 0.2 -0.9 3.1 -0.9 66.5 156 65.5 55 11.4 -6.4 12.5 2.4
England & Wales 5.9 -0.6 0.4 -0.7 3.2 -0.7 74.5 149 74.2 79 11.4 -2.6 13.4 2.3
England N 5.1 -0.7 -0.3 -0.7 2.4 -0.7 69.5 149 55.2 59 10.4 -3.9 15.8 3.2
England S 6.4 -0.6 0.8 -0.6 3.6 -0.6 78.5 148 77.9 99 11.4 -1.6 12.2 1.8
Scotland N 3.8 -1.1 -1.7 -1.5 1.0 -1.3 52.5 194 82.5 44 12.2 -8.1 18.6 4.6
Scotland E 3.6 -0.9 -1.5 -0.8 1.0 -0.9 52.8 128 74.0 60 10.6 -5.4 18.4 2.5
Scotland W 4.6 -0.9 -0.5 -0.9 2.1 -0.9 51.4 138 122.8 63 15.0 -4.2 14.7 2.6
England E & NE 5.2 -0.6 -0.2 -0.6 2.5 -0.6 73.1 146 44.0 61 9.6 -3.2 15.9 3.3
England NW & Wales N 5.3 -0.8 -0.0 -1.0 2.6 -0.9 68.3 157 77.9 58 12.2 -4.3 14.6 2.9
Midlands 5.5 -0.8 -0.0 -0.8 2.7 -0.8 74.2 151 51.3 67 9.9 -3.3 15.0 3.3
East Anglia 6.2 -0.5 0.5 -0.6 3.3 -0.6 85.3 156 54.3 102 9.5 -1.8 13.2 2.6
England SW & Wales S 6.8 -0.5 1.4 -0.4 4.1 -0.5 70.0 139 120.0 85 14.3 -2.2 9.5 0.2
England SE & Central S 6.8 -0.4 1.0 -0.5 3.9 -0.5 79.8 145 99.3 123 12.7 -0.1 12.0 1.5

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 5.3 -0.3 -0.1 -0.5 2.6 -0.4 66.9 152 79.4 70 11.8 -3.8 14.6 1.8
England 6.0 -0.1 0.4 -0.3 3.2 -0.2 75.4 153 70.1 87 11.0 -2.5 13.4 1.4
Wales 5.8 -0.3 0.4 -0.5 3.1 -0.4 68.9 154 100.4 67 13.5 -3.7 13.1 1.7
Scotland 4.0 -0.7 -1.3 -0.8 1.3 -0.7 52.3 151 91.6 59 12.5 -5.5 17.3 2.8
N Ireland 5.8 -0.6 0.2 -0.6 3.1 -0.6 66.5 153 65.5 56 11.4 -6.1 12.5 1.5
England & Wales 5.9 -0.2 0.4 -0.3 3.2 -0.2 74.5 153 74.2 82 11.4 -2.7 13.4 1.4
England N 5.1 -0.3 -0.3 -0.4 2.4 -0.4 69.5 153 55.2 61 10.4 -3.9 15.8 2.5
England S 6.4 -0.1 0.8 -0.2 3.6 -0.1 78.5 153 77.9 103 11.4 -1.7 12.2 0.8
Scotland N 3.8 -0.8 -1.7 -1.2 1.0 -1.0 52.5 190 82.5 49 12.2 -7.3 18.6 4.0
Scotland E 3.6 -0.6 -1.5 -0.5 1.0 -0.5 52.8 130 74.0 63 10.6 -5.2 18.4 2.1
Scotland W 4.6 -0.6 -0.5 -0.7 2.1 -0.6 51.4 135 122.8 69 15.0 -3.4 14.7 1.9
England E & NE 5.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 2.5 -0.3 73.1 149 44.0 63 9.6 -3.4 15.9 2.6
England NW & Wales N 5.3 -0.4 -0.0 -0.6 2.6 -0.5 68.3 159 77.9 61 12.2 -4.1 14.6 2.2
Midlands 5.5 -0.3 -0.0 -0.5 2.7 -0.4 74.2 155 51.3 71 9.9 -3.4 15.0 2.5
East Anglia 6.2 0.1 0.5 -0.2 3.3 -0.1 85.3 162 54.3 106 9.5 -2.1 13.2 1.2
England SW & Wales S 6.8 -0.1 1.4 -0.1 4.1 -0.1 70.0 143 120.0 88 14.3 -2.2 9.5 -0.5
England SE & Central S 6.8 0.1 1.0 -0.1 3.9 0.0 79.8 152 99.3 128 12.7 -0.2 12.0 0.3

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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