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Regional values - May 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 14.8 0.4 6.8 1.2 10.8 0.8 173.0 94 101.7 154 15.6 4.7 0.5 -0.9
England 15.6 0.3 7.6 1.3 11.6 0.8 181.5 95 84.9 152 14.1 4.3 0.3 -0.7
Wales 14.5 -0.1 7.0 1.0 10.7 0.5 171.7 91 149.2 185 16.4 4.9 0.3 -1.0
Scotland 13.5 0.7 5.7 1.2 9.5 1.0 159.8 91 110.9 140 17.4 5.2 1.0 -1.2
N Ireland 14.7 0.6 6.4 0.9 10.6 0.7 169.4 96 135.2 198 18.2 5.6 0.4 -0.8
England & Wales 15.5 0.2 7.5 1.2 11.5 0.7 180.2 95 93.7 158 14.4 4.4 0.3 -0.7
England N 14.9 0.5 7.2 1.5 11.0 1.0 164.6 91 83.8 139 14.8 4.5 0.4 -0.9
England S 16.0 0.1 7.7 1.1 11.9 0.6 190.5 98 85.4 160 13.8 4.3 0.2 -0.6
Scotland N 13.3 1.1 5.4 1.0 9.3 1.1 174.8 103 88.1 109 17.2 4.3 1.1 -1.2
Scotland E 13.4 0.7 5.6 1.3 9.5 1.1 152.0 88 105.0 146 16.5 5.0 1.1 -1.4
Scotland W 13.8 0.3 6.2 1.1 9.9 0.7 147.4 80 148.2 175 18.7 6.6 0.6 -1.1
England E & NE 15.0 0.8 7.1 1.6 11.1 1.2 167.6 92 62.4 116 13.8 4.1 0.4 -0.8
England NW & Wales N 14.6 0.2 7.3 1.4 10.9 0.8 166.1 89 113.4 155 16.1 4.8 0.3 -1.0
Midlands 15.7 0.3 7.4 1.3 11.5 0.8 176.0 96 74.5 134 13.4 3.4 0.3 -0.8
East Anglia 16.5 0.3 8.0 1.3 12.2 0.8 183.6 93 58.1 130 12.6 4.0 0.1 -0.6
England SW & Wales S 14.9 -0.2 7.3 0.7 11.1 0.3 189.0 97 152.5 212 16.6 5.8 0.2 -0.6
England SE & Central S 16.2 -0.0 8.1 1.2 12.2 0.6 201.1 100 92.2 176 13.9 4.6 0.2 -0.5

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 14.8 0.7 6.8 1.3 10.8 1.0 173.0 97 101.7 142 15.6 3.7 0.5 -0.8
England 15.6 0.5 7.6 1.4 11.6 1.0 181.5 97 84.9 142 14.1 3.4 0.3 -0.6
Wales 14.5 0.3 7.0 1.2 10.7 0.7 171.7 93 149.2 172 16.4 3.8 0.3 -0.9
Scotland 13.5 1.1 5.7 1.3 9.5 1.2 159.8 96 110.9 128 17.4 4.1 1.0 -1.0
N Ireland 14.7 0.8 6.4 1.0 10.6 0.9 169.4 98 135.2 185 18.2 4.4 0.4 -0.7
England & Wales 15.5 0.5 7.5 1.4 11.5 0.9 180.2 97 93.7 148 14.4 3.4 0.3 -0.7
England N 14.9 0.8 7.2 1.7 11.0 1.2 164.6 93 83.8 129 14.8 3.4 0.4 -0.8
England S 16.0 0.4 7.7 1.3 11.9 0.8 190.5 99 85.4 150 13.8 3.3 0.2 -0.5
Scotland N 13.3 1.4 5.4 1.1 9.3 1.3 174.8 110 88.1 100 17.2 3.4 1.1 -0.9
Scotland E 13.4 1.0 5.6 1.4 9.5 1.3 152.0 93 105.0 135 16.5 3.9 1.1 -1.1
Scotland W 13.8 0.6 6.2 1.2 9.9 0.9 147.4 83 148.2 158 18.7 5.3 0.6 -0.9
England E & NE 15.0 1.0 7.1 1.7 11.1 1.3 167.6 94 62.4 109 13.8 3.1 0.4 -0.7
England NW & Wales N 14.6 0.5 7.3 1.5 10.9 1.0 166.1 91 113.4 143 16.1 3.7 0.3 -0.9
Midlands 15.7 0.5 7.4 1.4 11.5 1.0 176.0 99 74.5 124 13.4 2.4 0.3 -0.7
East Anglia 16.5 0.6 8.0 1.4 12.2 1.0 183.6 94 58.1 123 12.6 3.0 0.1 -0.5
England SW & Wales S 14.9 0.2 7.3 0.9 11.1 0.6 189.0 99 152.5 199 16.6 4.8 0.2 -0.6
England SE & Central S 16.2 0.3 8.1 1.4 12.2 0.8 201.1 101 92.2 165 13.9 3.7 0.2 -0.5

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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