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Regional values - Annual 2002

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 13.0 0.8 6.0 0.9 9.5 0.9 1303.6 96 1283.7 114 168.3 13.9 33.8 -21.8
England 14.0 0.9 6.6 1.0 10.3 0.9 1441.0 99 1006.6 120 146.8 15.6 26.7 -23.2
Wales 13.0 0.7 6.3 0.8 9.7 0.8 1302.2 94 1626.6 113 178.0 12.5 29.6 -19.5
Scotland 11.2 0.8 4.9 0.9 8.0 0.8 1094.4 92 1627.8 107 196.8 11.0 48.6 -20.3
N Ireland 12.8 0.7 6.0 0.8 9.4 0.7 1194.8 96 1411.0 127 194.2 17.2 25.1 -20.0
Englands&sWales 13.9 0.9 6.6 0.9 10.2 0.9 1421.9 98 1092.2 119 151.1 15.2 27.1 -22.7
England N 13.0 0.9 5.9 0.9 9.5 0.9 1331.5 99 1118.1 118 155.8 13.4 34.2 -23.2
England S 14.6 1.0 7.0 1.0 10.8 1.0 1499.0 98 947.7 121 142.1 16.8 22.7 -23.2
Scotland N 10.9 0.8 4.7 0.9 7.8 0.9 1067.3 98 1559.3 93 198.7 -5.8 51.5 -18.3
Scotland E 11.2 0.7 4.5 0.9 7.8 0.8 1123.2 90 1443.9 127 183.6 24.2 54.8 -23.9
Scotland W 11.7 0.7 5.4 0.8 8.5 0.8 1098.4 88 1917.5 111 208.5 19.8 38.3 -19.2
England Es&sNE 13.2 1.0 5.9 0.9 9.5 0.9 1365.6 99 903.0 119 143.8 14.7 35.2 -21.9
England NWs&sWales N 12.8 0.8 6.1 0.8 9.5 0.8 1301.1 98 1465.0 113 175.0 12.1 31.6 -22.6
Midlands 14.0 1.0 6.4 0.9 10.2 1.0 1403.7 100 924.8 118 142.0 11.9 28.1 -24.6
East Anglia 14.9 1.1 7.0 1.1 10.9 1.1 1483.2 97 708.4 117 127.1 14.2 23.8 -22.1
England SWs&sWales S 13.8 0.7 6.9 0.9 10.4 0.8 1421.8 95 1480.7 119 171.5 17.2 21.2 -19.9
England SEs&sCentral S 14.9 1.0 7.2 1.1 11.1 1.0 1592.9 100 1005.1 129 143.0 23.0 22.4 -24.6

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 13.0 1.1 6.0 1.2 9.5 1.2 1303.6 97 1283.7 117 168.3 14.3 33.8 -27.0
England 14.0 1.3 6.6 1.2 10.3 1.2 1441.0 100 1006.6 122 146.8 15.1 26.7 -28.5
Wales 13.0 1.0 6.3 1.1 9.7 1.0 1302.2 95 1626.6 116 178.0 13.5 29.6 -25.2
Scotland 11.2 1.0 4.9 1.1 8.0 1.1 1094.4 93 1627.8 111 196.8 12.5 48.6 -25.2
N Ireland 12.8 0.9 6.0 1.0 9.4 0.9 1194.8 96 1411.0 128 194.2 17.9 25.1 -25.8
England & Wales 13.9 1.2 6.6 1.2 10.2 1.2 1421.9 100 1092.2 120 151.1 14.9 27.1 -28.0
England N 13.0 1.2 5.9 1.1 9.5 1.2 1331.5 100 1118.1 119 155.8 12.8 34.2 -28.5
England S 14.6 1.3 7.0 1.3 10.8 1.3 1499.0 100 947.7 123 142.1 16.3 22.7 -28.4
Scotland N 10.9 1.1 4.7 1.1 7.8 1.1 1067.3 98 1559.3 97 198.7 -3.7 51.5 -23.1
Scotland E 11.2 1.0 4.5 1.1 7.8 1.1 1123.2 91 1443.9 130 183.6 24.0 54.8 -28.8
Scotland W 11.7 0.9 5.4 1.0 8.5 1.0 1098.4 88 1917.5 115 208.5 22.2 38.3 -24.5
England E & NE 13.2 1.3 5.9 1.2 9.5 1.2 1365.6 100 903.0 120 143.8 13.2 35.2 -27.0
England NW & Wales N 12.8 1.1 6.1 1.1 9.5 1.1 1301.1 98 1465.0 115 175.0 13.1 31.6 -28.3
Midlands 14.0 1.3 6.4 1.2 10.2 1.3 1403.7 102 924.8 119 142.0 11.4 28.1 -30.1
East Anglia 14.9 1.4 7.0 1.4 10.9 1.4 1483.2 99 708.4 118 127.1 12.6 23.8 -27.3
England SW & Wales S 13.8 1.0 6.9 1.1 10.4 1.0 1421.8 96 1480.7 122 171.5 18.1 21.2 -25.1
England SE & Central S 14.9 1.3 7.2 1.4 11.1 1.4 1592.9 102 1005.1 131 143.0 22.5 22.4 -29.9

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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