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Regional values - March 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 10.1 1.7 2.8 0.9 6.5 1.3 110.2 114 75.7 79 11.9 -2.4 5.6 -2.4
England 11.1 1.8 3.4 1.0 7.2 1.4 113.8 111 46.6 70 9.2 -2.9 4.5 -2.3
Wales 10.3 1.7 3.4 0.9 6.8 1.3 103.6 106 66.2 56 12.3 -2.7 5.0 -2.0
Scotland 8.3 1.4 1.7 0.8 5.0 1.1 104.8 118 126.9 91 16.0 -1.3 7.6 -3.0
N Ireland 10.6 1.8 3.0 0.7 6.8 1.2 116.5 127 73.8 79 13.6 -2.8 5.5 -0.9
England & Wales 11.0 1.8 3.4 1.0 7.2 1.4 112.4 110 49.3 67 9.6 -2.9 4.5 -2.2
England N 10.3 1.9 2.6 0.7 6.4 1.3 119.9 126 48.3 62 9.8 -3.2 5.6 -2.3
England S 11.6 1.7 3.8 1.1 7.7 1.4 110.6 104 45.8 76 8.8 -2.8 3.9 -2.2
Scotland N 7.7 1.2 1.7 0.9 4.7 1.0 95.8 113 150.1 96 18.1 -1.2 7.2 -3.8
Scotland E 8.4 1.5 1.1 0.6 4.7 1.0 110.9 116 83.9 85 13.0 -1.7 8.9 -3.0
Scotland W 9.1 1.7 2.2 0.8 5.7 1.2 110.3 127 141.4 89 16.5 -1.0 6.7 -1.8
England E & NE 10.5 1.9 2.4 0.6 6.5 1.3 121.5 122 40.1 65 8.6 -3.3 6.0 -1.9
England NW & Wales N 10.2 2.0 3.0 0.8 6.6 1.4 117.2 127 63.5 59 12.1 -2.5 5.3 -2.3
Midlands 11.2 1.9 3.1 0.9 7.1 1.4 112.1 114 37.6 61 8.2 -3.9 4.6 -2.5
East Anglia 11.7 1.8 3.5 0.9 7.6 1.4 116.2 110 35.7 80 7.7 -2.9 4.6 -1.4
England SW & Wales S 10.9 1.5 4.1 1.2 7.5 1.4 99.9 95 71.5 71 11.5 -2.5 3.3 -2.3
England SE & Central S 11.8 1.7 4.1 1.3 7.9 1.5 111.3 100 46.5 78 9.5 -1.5 3.8 -2.7

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 10.1 2.1 2.8 1.4 6.5 1.8 110.2 109 75.7 82 11.9 -1.9 5.6 -3.9
England 11.1 2.4 3.4 1.6 7.2 2.0 113.8 108 46.6 70 9.2 -2.7 4.5 -3.8
Wales 10.3 2.2 3.4 1.5 6.8 1.8 103.6 101 66.2 58 12.3 -2.2 5.0 -3.8
Scotland 8.3 1.8 1.7 1.2 5.0 1.5 104.8 113 126.9 99 16.0 -0.4 7.6 -4.2
N Ireland 10.6 2.1 3.0 1.2 6.8 1.6 116.5 120 73.8 81 13.6 -2.2 5.5 -2.3
England & Wales 11.0 2.3 3.4 1.6 7.2 2.0 112.4 107 49.3 67 9.6 -2.7 4.5 -3.8
England N 10.3 2.5 2.6 1.3 6.4 1.9 119.9 122 48.3 63 9.8 -2.8 5.6 -3.9
England S 11.6 2.3 3.8 1.7 7.7 2.0 110.6 101 45.8 74 8.8 -2.7 3.9 -3.8
Scotland N 7.7 1.5 1.7 1.3 4.7 1.3 95.8 107 150.1 103 18.1 -0.3 7.2 -4.9
Scotland E 8.4 1.9 1.1 1.0 4.7 1.4 110.9 113 83.9 90 13.0 -1.1 8.9 -4.3
Scotland W 9.1 2.0 2.2 1.2 5.7 1.6 110.3 119 141.4 99 16.5 0.1 6.7 -3.1
England E & NE 10.5 2.5 2.4 1.2 6.5 1.8 121.5 120 40.1 65 8.6 -3.2 6.0 -3.4
England NW & Wales N 10.2 2.4 3.0 1.4 6.6 1.9 117.2 120 63.5 62 12.1 -1.9 5.3 -4.0
Midlands 11.2 2.5 3.1 1.5 7.1 2.0 112.1 111 37.6 60 8.2 -3.7 4.6 -4.3
East Anglia 11.7 2.4 3.5 1.6 7.6 2.0 116.2 109 35.7 78 7.7 -2.8 4.6 -2.8
England SW & Wales S 10.9 1.9 4.1 1.8 7.5 1.9 99.9 91 71.5 72 11.5 -2.2 3.3 -3.9
England SE & Central S 11.8 2.3 4.1 2.0 7.9 2.1 111.3 97 46.5 75 9.5 -1.6 3.8 -4.1

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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