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Regional values - November 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 1.4 5.0 2.0 7.5 1.7 49.5 84 163.8 139 20.1 5.2 1.5 -4.9
England 11.0 1.5 5.5 2.0 8.2 1.7 54.7 83 142.2 170 19.5 6.9 0.7 -5.2
Wales 10.9 1.6 5.9 2.2 8.4 1.9 58.5 101 231.7 148 22.4 5.7 0.8 -4.3
Scotland 8.4 1.1 3.9 1.9 6.1 1.5 38.9 81 175.7 106 19.8 1.9 3.2 -4.6
N Ireland 10.5 1.3 5.0 1.9 7.7 1.6 46.3 84 192.4 174 23.6 6.9 0.5 -4.8
England & Wales 11.0 1.5 5.5 2.0 8.2 1.8 55.3 86 154.5 165 19.9 6.8 0.7 -5.0
England N 9.7 1.1 4.5 1.6 7.1 1.3 46.8 78 125.7 132 18.3 4.6 0.9 -5.8
England S 11.7 1.7 6.0 2.2 8.8 1.9 58.9 86 150.9 195 20.1 8.2 0.6 -4.8
Scotland N 8.3 1.1 3.8 1.8 6.0 1.5 36.3 96 141.7 74 17.7 -2.4 4.1 -3.4
Scotland E 8.1 1.0 3.3 1.9 5.7 1.4 44.2 78 184.3 160 18.8 4.0 3.5 -5.7
Scotland W 9.1 1.1 4.5 1.9 6.8 1.5 36.7 69 212.2 115 23.8 5.6 1.6 -5.0
England E & NE 9.7 1.0 4.2 1.5 7.0 1.2 49.2 77 107.0 146 16.9 4.5 1.2 -5.5
England NW & Wales N 10.2 1.4 5.2 1.8 7.7 1.6 53.7 97 170.7 122 20.6 4.3 0.6 -5.5
Midlands 10.7 1.5 5.2 2.0 7.9 1.7 48.7 77 115.5 158 19.0 7.0 0.5 -5.6
East Anglia 11.5 1.7 5.5 1.8 8.5 1.7 56.4 82 105.9 181 17.5 6.9 0.7 -4.6
England SW & Wales S 11.8 1.7 6.6 2.4 9.2 2.1 63.8 96 240.5 180 23.5 7.9 0.6 -3.9
England SE & Central S 12.1 1.8 6.4 2.6 9.2 2.2 62.5 86 183.5 231 21.2 9.8 0.6 -5.1

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 1.7 5.0 2.3 7.5 2.0 49.5 85 163.8 144 20.1 5.4 1.5 -5.5
England 11.0 1.8 5.5 2.3 8.2 2.1 54.7 85 142.2 173 19.5 6.9 0.7 -5.7
Wales 10.9 2.0 5.9 2.5 8.4 2.2 58.5 99 231.7 153 22.4 6.0 0.8 -4.9
Scotland 8.4 1.5 3.9 2.3 6.1 1.9 38.9 81 175.7 112 19.8 2.4 3.2 -5.5
N Ireland 10.5 1.7 5.0 2.2 7.7 2.0 46.3 82 192.4 180 23.6 7.3 0.5 -5.6
England & Wales 11.0 1.8 5.5 2.3 8.2 2.1 55.3 87 154.5 168 19.9 6.8 0.7 -5.6
England N 9.7 1.4 4.5 1.9 7.1 1.7 46.8 79 125.7 133 18.3 4.6 0.9 -6.4
England S 11.7 2.0 6.0 2.5 8.8 2.3 58.9 88 150.9 199 20.1 8.2 0.6 -5.2
Scotland N 8.3 1.6 3.8 2.2 6.0 1.9 36.3 95 141.7 78 17.7 -1.9 4.1 -4.4
Scotland E 8.1 1.4 3.3 2.2 5.7 1.8 44.2 79 184.3 168 18.8 4.2 3.5 -6.7
Scotland W 9.1 1.4 4.5 2.3 6.8 1.9 36.7 68 212.2 122 23.8 6.2 1.6 -5.9
England E & NE 9.7 1.4 4.2 1.8 7.0 1.6 49.2 79 107.0 145 16.9 4.3 1.2 -6.1
England NW & Wales N 10.2 1.7 5.2 2.2 7.7 1.9 53.7 95 170.7 126 20.6 4.7 0.6 -6.2
Midlands 10.7 1.8 5.2 2.3 7.9 2.1 48.7 79 115.5 160 19.0 7.0 0.5 -6.1
East Anglia 11.5 2.0 5.5 2.1 8.5 2.0 56.4 84 105.9 178 17.5 6.6 0.7 -5.0
England SW & Wales S 11.8 2.0 6.6 2.7 9.2 2.4 63.8 97 240.5 188 23.5 8.2 0.6 -4.3
England SE & Central S 12.1 2.1 6.4 2.8 9.2 2.5 62.5 89 183.5 233 21.2 9.8 0.6 -5.4

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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