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Regional values - February 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 8.6 2.2 2.5 1.9 5.5 2.1 68.0 105 175.6 202 19.5 7.2 5.9 -5.2
England 9.8 2.9 3.4 2.5 6.6 2.7 78.1 115 120.6 201 17.0 6.5 4.1 -6.4
Wales 9.0 2.5 3.4 2.3 6.2 2.4 58.3 90 266.4 234 20.4 7.0 5.1 -4.9
Scotland 6.4 1.2 0.7 0.9 3.6 1.0 53.7 88 244.7 198 23.1 8.3 9.5 -3.3
N Ireland 8.7 1.6 2.4 1.2 5.6 1.4 69.5 113 165.4 191 21.7 7.6 3.9 -5.0
England & Wales 9.7 2.9 3.4 2.4 6.6 2.6 75.3 112 140.7 208 17.4 6.6 4.2 -6.2
England N 8.8 2.7 2.6 2.0 5.7 2.3 72.5 114 160.4 239 19.3 8.4 5.2 -6.3
England S 10.3 3.1 3.9 2.7 7.1 2.9 81.0 115 99.5 176 15.7 5.6 3.5 -6.4
Scotland N 5.7 0.6 0.2 0.5 3.0 0.5 48.4 84 268.1 191 24.5 8.3 10.8 -2.1
Scotland E 6.3 1.4 0.3 1.0 3.3 1.2 64.5 100 172.1 198 20.8 8.4 10.4 -3.9
Scotland W 7.4 1.7 1.8 1.3 4.6 1.5 49.3 82 290.9 207 23.5 8.2 6.6 -4.2
England E & NE 9.0 2.7 2.4 1.9 5.7 2.3 79.5 118 104.6 205 17.2 7.3 5.5 -6.0
England NW & Wales N 8.7 2.4 3.1 2.2 5.9 2.3 58.9 94 242.0 249 21.0 8.3 4.6 -6.2
Midlands 9.7 3.1 3.2 2.5 6.5 2.8 76.9 120 116.3 209 17.1 6.7 4.2 -6.8
East Anglia 10.6 3.4 3.7 2.7 7.1 3.1 84.7 118 56.9 153 12.0 3.3 3.7 -6.5
England SW & Wales S 9.8 2.4 4.0 2.3 6.9 2.4 70.4 102 205.3 199 20.0 7.2 3.9 -4.8
England SE & Central S 10.6 3.2 4.1 2.9 7.4 3.0 84.1 115 101.7 190 15.7 6.0 3.2 -6.8

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 8.6 2.8 2.5 2.3 5.5 2.6 68.0 105 175.6 223 19.5 7.9 5.9 -6.5
England 9.8 3.5 3.4 2.9 6.6 3.2 78.1 119 120.6 208 17.0 6.9 4.1 -7.6
Wales 9.0 3.0 3.4 2.8 6.2 2.9 58.3 89 266.4 253 20.4 7.8 5.1 -6.5
Scotland 6.4 1.7 0.7 1.4 3.6 1.6 53.7 84 244.7 232 23.1 9.6 9.5 -4.8
N Ireland 8.7 2.1 2.4 1.7 5.6 1.9 69.5 109 165.4 204 21.7 8.7 3.9 -6.4
England & Wales 9.7 3.5 3.4 2.8 6.6 3.2 75.3 115 140.7 218 17.4 7.0 4.2 -7.4
England N 8.8 3.3 2.6 2.5 5.7 2.9 72.5 116 160.4 252 19.3 8.8 5.2 -7.6
England S 10.3 3.7 3.9 3.0 7.1 3.3 81.0 120 99.5 180 15.7 5.9 3.5 -7.5
Scotland N 5.7 1.1 0.2 1.0 3.0 1.0 48.4 77 268.1 229 24.5 9.9 10.8 -3.7
Scotland E 6.3 2.0 0.3 1.6 3.3 1.8 64.5 98 172.1 216 20.8 8.9 10.4 -5.3
Scotland W 7.4 2.2 1.8 1.8 4.6 2.0 49.3 76 290.9 246 23.5 9.8 6.6 -5.8
England E & NE 9.0 3.4 2.4 2.4 5.7 2.9 79.5 124 104.6 207 17.2 7.4 5.5 -7.3
England NW & Wales N 8.7 3.0 3.1 2.7 5.9 2.9 58.9 92 242.0 276 21.0 9.2 4.6 -7.8
Midlands 9.7 3.7 3.2 2.9 6.5 3.3 76.9 125 116.3 214 17.1 7.1 4.2 -8.1
East Anglia 10.6 4.1 3.7 3.1 7.1 3.6 84.7 125 56.9 153 12.0 3.4 3.7 -7.4
England SW & Wales S 9.8 2.9 4.0 2.7 6.9 2.8 70.4 103 205.3 211 20.0 7.8 3.9 -6.2
England SE & Central S 10.6 3.7 4.1 3.2 7.4 3.5 84.1 119 101.7 193 15.7 6.2 3.2 -7.8

Last updated: 1042 on 5 Feb 09.




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