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Regional values - January 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 7.9 1.9 2.1 1.4 5.0 1.6 37.0 83 135.1 112 16.3 0.6 7.7 -4.3
England 8.3 1.7 2.3 1.2 5.3 1.5 42.5 84 81.6 97 13.9 0.5 7.8 -3.3
Wales 8.3 1.8 2.7 1.4 5.5 1.6 33.1 72 179.5 113 18.8 1.5 6.9 -3.7
Scotland 7.0 2.1 1.4 1.6 4.2 1.8 27.9 81 213.3 125 19.3 0.7 8.5 -5.5
N Ireland 9.0 2.3 3.1 1.9 6.1 2.1 41.8 98 126.9 107 18.8 1.0 3.3 -6.9
England & Wales 8.3 1.8 2.4 1.3 5.3 1.5 41.2 82 95.1 101 14.6 0.6 7.7 -3.4
England N 7.5 1.8 1.5 1.0 4.5 1.4 39.8 85 85.4 91 13.9 -0.3 9.1 -3.5
England S 8.7 1.7 2.7 1.4 5.7 1.5 43.9 83 79.6 101 13.9 0.9 7.2 -3.2
Scotland N 7.1 2.2 1.8 2.0 4.4 2.1 21.4 79 238.9 126 20.5 0.2 7.6 -6.4
Scotland E 6.4 1.8 0.1 0.9 3.2 1.4 37.3 91 153.3 124 16.2 0.2 11.5 -4.3
Scotland W 7.6 2.1 2.3 1.8 4.9 2.0 26.8 72 242.9 124 21.1 1.9 6.3 -5.8
England E & NE 7.5 1.7 1.3 0.9 4.4 1.3 43.5 87 58.1 81 11.6 -1.2 10.0 -2.6
England NW & Wales N 8.0 1.9 2.2 1.2 5.1 1.6 36.6 84 144.1 107 17.6 1.1 7.4 -4.3
Midlands 8.1 1.8 1.9 1.1 5.0 1.4 38.5 78 66.1 87 13.0 -0.1 8.3 -3.3
East Anglia 8.5 1.7 2.3 1.2 5.4 1.5 50.8 93 45.6 85 10.9 -0.3 7.9 -2.7
England SW & Wales S 9.0 1.7 3.6 1.7 6.3 1.7 34.5 68 163.0 115 18.9 2.3 5.2 -4.1
England SE & Central S 8.9 1.7 2.9 1.4 5.9 1.5 49.1 89 85.4 105 14.6 1.8 7.9 -2.6

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 7.9 2.3 2.1 1.7 5.0 2.0 37.0 84 135.1 120 16.3 0.8 7.7 -5.1
England 8.3 2.2 2.3 1.6 5.3 1.9 42.5 86 81.6 101 13.9 0.3 7.8 -4.2
Wales 8.3 2.2 2.7 1.8 5.5 2.0 33.1 74 179.5 119 18.8 1.6 6.9 -4.5
Scotland 7.0 2.4 1.4 1.9 4.2 2.1 27.9 81 213.3 137 19.3 1.3 8.5 -6.1
N Ireland 9.0 2.6 3.1 2.2 6.1 2.4 41.8 96 126.9 109 18.8 1.3 3.3 -7.8
England & Wales 8.3 2.2 2.4 1.6 5.3 1.9 41.2 85 95.1 105 14.6 0.5 7.7 -4.3
England N 7.5 2.1 1.5 1.3 4.5 1.7 39.8 88 85.4 95 13.9 -0.4 9.1 -4.3
England S 8.7 2.3 2.7 1.8 5.7 2.0 43.9 85 79.6 105 13.9 0.7 7.2 -4.2
Scotland N 7.1 2.5 1.8 2.3 4.4 2.4 21.4 77 238.9 142 20.5 0.9 7.6 -6.9
Scotland E 6.4 2.2 0.1 1.2 3.2 1.7 37.3 92 153.3 131 16.2 0.3 11.5 -4.7
Scotland W 7.6 2.5 2.3 2.0 4.9 2.3 26.8 71 242.9 136 21.1 2.7 6.3 -6.4
England E & NE 7.5 2.1 1.3 1.2 4.4 1.6 43.5 89 58.1 83 11.6 -1.4 10.0 -3.4
England NW & Wales N 8.0 2.2 2.2 1.6 5.1 1.9 36.6 85 144.1 113 17.6 1.2 7.4 -5.0
Midlands 8.1 2.3 1.9 1.4 5.0 1.8 38.5 81 66.1 92 13.0 -0.2 8.3 -4.2
East Anglia 8.5 2.3 2.3 1.7 5.4 2.0 50.8 97 45.6 89 10.9 -0.6 7.9 -4.1
England SW & Wales S 9.0 2.1 3.6 2.1 6.3 2.1 34.5 70 163.0 120 18.9 2.3 5.2 -4.9
England SE & Central S 8.9 2.2 2.9 1.9 5.9 2.0 49.1 93 85.4 110 14.6 1.8 7.9 -3.8

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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