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Regional values - May 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 16.3 1.9 6.5 0.9 11.4 1.4 220.0 119 43.3 65 7.4 -3.4 1.2 -0.2
England 17.0 1.7 7.1 0.8 12.1 1.2 229.4 121 39.8 71 6.3 -3.5 0.6 -0.4
Wales 16.2 1.7 6.9 0.9 11.5 1.3 206.2 109 59.1 73 8.3 -3.2 1.1 -0.3
Scotland 15.0 2.3 5.4 0.9 10.2 1.6 211.1 120 43.4 55 8.7 -3.5 2.3 0.1
N Ireland 16.4 2.3 6.8 1.2 11.6 1.8 202.9 115 50.9 75 9.5 -3.0 0.6 -0.6
England & Wales 16.9 1.7 7.1 0.8 12.0 1.2 226.2 119 42.5 72 6.6 -3.4 0.6 -0.4
England N 16.3 1.9 6.4 0.7 11.3 1.3 234.0 129 37.4 62 7.1 -3.2 1.1 -0.1
England S 17.4 1.6 7.4 0.8 12.4 1.2 227.0 117 41.1 77 5.9 -3.6 0.3 -0.5
Scotland N 14.2 2.0 5.4 1.0 9.7 1.5 187.0 110 59.0 73 10.5 -2.3 2.5 0.3
Scotland E 15.3 2.6 5.0 0.7 10.1 1.7 230.6 134 26.1 36 6.4 -5.1 2.6 0.1
Scotland W 15.8 2.3 6.0 0.9 10.9 1.6 223.2 121 40.7 48 8.8 -3.3 1.6 -0.1
England E & NE 16.1 1.8 6.2 0.7 11.2 1.3 247.7 136 25.7 48 6.1 -3.6 1.1 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 16.4 1.9 6.8 0.9 11.6 1.4 218.0 116 56.4 77 8.5 -2.8 1.3 -0.1
Midlands 17.3 1.8 6.9 0.9 12.1 1.3 211.8 116 53.7 96 7.3 -2.7 0.5 -0.5
East Anglia 17.5 1.4 7.6 0.9 12.6 1.1 244.0 124 40.0 89 5.3 -3.3 0.2 -0.5
England SW & Wales S 16.6 1.5 7.2 0.7 11.9 1.1 224.0 115 40.1 56 6.2 -4.6 0.5 -0.4
England SE & Central S 17.8 1.5 7.6 0.8 12.7 1.1 222.7 111 32.2 62 5.3 -3.9 0.2 -0.6

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 16.3 2.2 6.5 1.0 11.4 1.6 220.0 123 43.3 61 7.4 -4.5 1.2 -0.1
England 17.0 2.0 7.1 0.9 12.1 1.5 229.4 123 39.8 67 6.3 -4.5 0.6 -0.3
Wales 16.2 2.1 6.9 1.1 11.5 1.6 206.2 112 59.1 68 8.3 -4.4 1.1 -0.2
Scotland 15.0 2.6 5.4 1.0 10.2 1.8 211.1 127 43.4 50 8.7 -4.6 2.3 0.3
N Ireland 16.4 2.6 6.8 1.3 11.6 1.9 202.9 117 50.9 70 9.5 -4.2 0.6 -0.5
England & Wales 16.9 2.0 7.1 1.0 12.0 1.5 226.2 121 42.5 67 6.6 -4.5 0.6 -0.3
England N 16.3 2.2 6.4 0.9 11.3 1.5 234.0 132 37.4 58 7.1 -4.3 1.1 -0.0
England S 17.4 1.9 7.4 1.0 12.4 1.4 227.0 119 41.1 72 5.9 -4.6 0.3 -0.4
Scotland N 14.2 2.3 5.4 1.1 9.7 1.7 187.0 117 59.0 67 10.5 -3.3 2.5 0.5
Scotland E 15.3 2.9 5.0 0.8 10.1 1.9 230.6 141 26.1 33 6.4 -6.2 2.6 0.4
Scotland W 15.8 2.6 6.0 1.0 10.9 1.8 223.2 126 40.7 44 8.8 -4.6 1.6 0.1
England E & NE 16.1 2.0 6.2 0.8 11.2 1.5 247.7 139 25.7 45 6.1 -4.5 1.1 -0.0
England NW & Wales N 16.4 2.3 6.8 1.1 11.6 1.7 218.0 120 56.4 71 8.5 -3.9 1.3 0.0
Midlands 17.3 2.1 6.9 1.0 12.1 1.5 211.8 119 53.7 89 7.3 -3.7 0.5 -0.4
East Anglia 17.5 1.6 7.6 1.1 12.6 1.3 244.0 125 40.0 85 5.3 -4.3 0.2 -0.4
England SW & Wales S 16.6 1.9 7.2 0.9 11.9 1.4 224.0 117 40.1 52 6.2 -5.5 0.5 -0.3
England SE & Central S 17.8 1.9 7.6 1.0 12.7 1.4 222.7 112 32.2 58 5.3 -4.8 0.2 -0.5

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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