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Regional values - April 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 12.6 1.7 3.9 0.8 8.2 1.3 171.3 121 68.2 98 10.4 -0.9 3.7 -1.3
England 13.7 1.9 4.2 0.6 8.9 1.3 193.5 132 46.4 82 8.1 -2.0 3.0 -1.1
Wales 12.3 1.4 4.0 0.6 8.1 1.0 163.7 109 99.5 116 12.7 1.0 4.0 -0.8
Scotland 10.9 1.6 3.2 1.1 7.0 1.3 138.8 106 89.8 104 13.0 -0.1 4.8 -2.0
N Ireland 12.1 1.0 4.2 0.9 8.1 0.9 159.4 112 102.2 145 14.5 2.1 3.5 -0.6
England & Wales 13.5 1.9 4.2 0.6 8.8 1.3 189.4 129 53.8 88 8.7 -1.6 3.1 -1.0
England N 12.7 2.0 3.6 0.5 8.2 1.2 184.0 137 50.5 81 8.3 -2.3 4.5 -0.4
England S 14.1 1.9 4.5 0.7 9.3 1.3 198.5 130 44.3 82 8.0 -1.8 2.2 -1.4
Scotland N 10.7 1.9 3.2 1.3 6.9 1.6 143.7 117 100.3 106 13.5 -1.1 5.0 -2.1
Scotland E 10.8 1.4 2.7 1.0 6.7 1.2 134.6 102 54.1 78 10.3 -1.1 5.5 -2.2
Scotland W 11.2 1.2 3.6 0.9 7.4 1.1 136.6 98 113.7 122 15.1 2.4 3.7 -1.7
England E & NE 12.9 2.0 3.6 0.6 8.2 1.3 190.6 142 31.9 58 7.0 -3.0 4.5 -0.3
England NW & Wales N 12.5 1.7 3.7 0.4 8.1 1.0 171.7 122 88.7 117 11.8 0.3 4.5 -0.4
Midlands 13.9 2.1 4.0 0.5 8.9 1.4 189.5 137 45.3 79 8.1 -2.2 3.6 -0.8
East Anglia 14.4 2.1 4.5 0.6 9.5 1.4 205.8 138 32.6 72 6.4 -3.0 2.0 -1.4
England SW & Wales S 12.9 1.2 4.7 0.9 8.7 1.0 176.0 109 76.5 102 11.0 0.0 2.2 -1.5
England SE & Central S 14.6 2.1 4.8 0.8 9.6 1.4 211.1 132 43.3 82 7.5 -1.9 1.7 -2.0

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 12.6 1.9 3.9 1.0 8.2 1.5 171.3 121 68.2 101 10.4 -1.1 3.7 -1.7
England 13.7 2.2 4.2 0.8 8.9 1.5 193.5 135 46.4 83 8.1 -2.4 3.0 -1.3
Wales 12.3 1.6 4.0 0.8 8.1 1.2 163.7 110 99.5 117 12.7 0.8 4.0 -1.0
Scotland 10.9 1.7 3.2 1.4 7.0 1.5 138.8 101 89.8 111 13.0 -0.0 4.8 -2.8
N Ireland 12.1 1.1 4.2 1.1 8.1 1.1 159.4 109 102.2 153 14.5 2.2 3.5 -1.1
England & Wales 13.5 2.1 4.2 0.8 8.8 1.5 189.4 132 53.8 89 8.7 -1.9 3.1 -1.2
England N 12.7 2.2 3.6 0.7 8.2 1.5 184.0 137 50.5 81 8.3 -2.6 4.5 -0.8
England S 14.1 2.2 4.5 0.9 9.3 1.5 198.5 134 44.3 84 8.0 -2.2 2.2 -1.5
Scotland N 10.7 2.0 3.2 1.6 6.9 1.8 143.7 109 100.3 113 13.5 -1.0 5.0 -3.0
Scotland E 10.8 1.6 2.7 1.3 6.7 1.4 134.6 99 54.1 83 10.3 -1.2 5.5 -3.0
Scotland W 11.2 1.4 3.6 1.2 7.4 1.3 136.6 94 113.7 132 15.1 2.6 3.7 -2.3
England E & NE 12.9 2.3 3.6 0.8 8.2 1.6 190.6 143 31.9 60 7.0 -3.4 4.5 -0.6
England NW & Wales N 12.5 1.9 3.7 0.6 8.1 1.3 171.7 122 88.7 116 11.8 0.1 4.5 -0.7
Midlands 13.9 2.4 4.0 0.7 8.9 1.6 189.5 141 45.3 80 8.1 -2.6 3.6 -1.0
East Anglia 14.4 2.4 4.5 0.8 9.5 1.6 205.8 143 32.6 71 6.4 -3.5 2.0 -1.5
England SW & Wales S 12.9 1.4 4.7 1.0 8.7 1.2 176.0 111 76.5 105 11.0 -0.2 2.2 -1.6
England SE & Central S 14.6 2.3 4.8 1.0 9.6 1.6 211.1 137 43.3 83 7.5 -2.4 1.7 -2.1

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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