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Regional values - March 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 7.4 -1.0 0.8 -1.2 4.1 -1.1 100.7 104 85.7 89 14.0 -0.2 11.2 3.3
England 8.2 -1.1 1.7 -0.7 5.0 -0.9 89.7 88 87.5 131 14.4 2.3 8.7 2.0
Wales 7.6 -0.9 1.4 -1.1 4.5 -1.0 92.8 95 116.1 98 16.9 1.9 9.9 2.9
Scotland 5.9 -1.0 -1.0 -1.9 2.5 -1.4 118.3 133 77.6 56 13.1 -4.2 15.9 5.3
N Ireland 7.8 -1.1 0.9 -1.4 4.3 -1.2 114.2 124 68.2 73 11.9 -4.5 10.6 4.2
England & Wales 8.1 -1.1 1.6 -0.8 4.9 -0.9 90.2 89 91.4 124 14.7 2.2 8.9 2.1
England N 7.3 -1.1 0.3 -1.6 3.8 -1.3 113.6 119 54.6 70 10.9 -2.1 12.3 4.4
England S 8.8 -1.1 2.4 -0.3 5.6 -0.7 77.1 73 104.9 174 16.2 4.6 6.8 0.7
Scotland N 5.8 -0.8 -1.2 -2.0 2.3 -1.4 120.6 143 70.4 45 13.3 -6.0 16.1 5.1
Scotland E 5.4 -1.5 -1.4 -1.9 2.0 -1.7 106.7 111 86.9 88 14.4 -0.3 16.7 4.8
Scotland W 6.7 -0.7 -0.2 -1.7 3.2 -1.2 127.1 147 77.2 49 11.5 -6.0 14.7 6.2
England E & NE 7.3 -1.3 0.3 -1.5 3.8 -1.4 109.9 111 52.4 85 11.2 -0.7 12.1 4.3
England NW & Wales N 7.4 -0.9 0.6 -1.6 4.0 -1.2 116.4 126 69.2 64 12.8 -1.9 11.6 4.1
Midlands 8.0 -1.2 1.3 -0.9 4.7 -1.1 92.6 94 71.4 115 13.1 1.0 9.6 2.5
East Anglia 8.7 -1.2 2.3 -0.3 5.5 -0.8 76.2 72 89.4 199 16.6 6.0 6.2 0.2
England SW & Wales S 8.6 -0.8 2.6 -0.4 5.6 -0.6 76.8 73 144.8 143 18.9 4.8 7.6 2.0
England SE & Central S 9.0 -1.1 3.0 0.3 6.0 -0.4 66.4 60 121.7 204 16.1 5.0 5.2 -1.2

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 7.4 -0.6 0.8 -0.6 4.1 -0.6 100.7 100 85.7 93 14.0 0.2 11.2 1.8
England 8.2 -0.6 1.7 -0.1 5.0 -0.3 89.7 85 87.5 131 14.4 2.5 8.7 0.4
Wales 7.6 -0.5 1.4 -0.5 4.5 -0.5 92.8 90 116.1 102 16.9 2.4 9.9 1.1
Scotland 5.9 -0.6 -1.0 -1.5 2.5 -1.1 118.3 127 77.6 60 13.1 -3.4 15.9 4.1
N Ireland 7.8 -0.7 0.9 -0.9 4.3 -0.8 114.2 117 68.2 75 11.9 -3.9 10.6 2.8
England & Wales 8.1 -0.5 1.6 -0.1 4.9 -0.3 90.2 86 91.4 125 14.7 2.5 8.9 0.5
England N 7.3 -0.6 0.3 -1.0 3.8 -0.8 113.6 116 54.6 72 10.9 -1.8 12.3 2.8
England S 8.8 -0.5 2.4 0.4 5.6 -0.1 77.1 71 104.9 170 16.2 4.7 6.8 -0.9
Scotland N 5.8 -0.5 -1.2 -1.6 2.3 -1.1 120.6 135 70.4 48 13.3 -5.1 16.1 4.0
Scotland E 5.4 -1.0 -1.4 -1.5 2.0 -1.3 106.7 109 86.9 93 14.4 0.3 16.7 3.5
Scotland W 6.7 -0.4 -0.2 -1.3 3.2 -0.8 127.1 137 77.2 54 11.5 -4.9 14.7 4.8
England E & NE 7.3 -0.7 0.3 -0.9 3.8 -0.8 109.9 109 52.4 85 11.2 -0.6 12.1 2.8
England NW & Wales N 7.4 -0.4 0.6 -1.0 4.0 -0.7 116.4 119 69.2 68 12.8 -1.2 11.6 2.3
Midlands 8.0 -0.7 1.3 -0.3 4.7 -0.5 92.6 91 71.4 114 13.1 1.2 9.6 0.7
East Anglia 8.7 -0.6 2.3 0.3 5.5 -0.1 76.2 71 89.4 195 16.6 6.1 6.2 -1.3
England SW & Wales S 8.6 -0.4 2.6 0.2 5.6 -0.1 76.8 70 144.8 145 18.9 5.2 7.6 0.4
England SE & Central S 9.0 -0.5 3.0 0.9 6.0 0.2 66.4 58 121.7 196 16.1 5.0 5.2 -2.6

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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