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Regional values - Spring 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 12.5 1.3 4.5 1.0 8.5 1.1 454.6 108 245.6 106 37.9 1.5 9.7 -4.6
England 13.5 1.3 5.1 1.0 9.3 1.1 488.8 111 177.9 99 31.4 -0.6 7.7 -4.0
Wales 12.3 1.0 4.8 0.9 8.5 0.9 439.0 100 314.9 110 41.4 3.1 9.3 -3.7
Scotland 10.9 1.2 3.5 1.0 7.2 1.1 403.3 102 327.7 108 46.4 3.8 13.3 -6.2
N Ireland 12.5 1.1 4.5 0.8 8.5 1.0 445.3 109 311.2 134 46.3 4.9 9.4 -2.2
England &Wales 13.3 1.3 5.0 0.9 9.2 1.1 481.9 110 196.8 102 32.8 -0.1 8.0 -4.0
England N 12.6 1.5 4.5 0.9 8.5 1.2 468.4 114 182.6 91 32.9 -1.0 10.5 -3.7
England S 13.9 1.3 5.4 1.0 9.6 1.1 499.6 110 175.4 105 30.6 -0.4 6.3 -4.2
Scotland N 10.6 1.4 3.4 1.1 7.0 1.2 414.2 110 338.5 102 48.8 2.1 13.3 -7.1
Scotland E 10.9 1.2 3.1 1.0 7.0 1.1 397.4 99 243.0 101 39.7 2.2 15.5 -6.6
Scotland W 11.4 1.1 4.0 0.9 7.7 1.0 394.2 96 403.3 120 50.2 8.1 11.0 -4.5
England E &NE 12.8 1.6 4.4 0.9 8.6 1.2 479.7 115 134.4 79 29.3 -2.3 10.9 -3.0
England NW &Wales N 12.4 1.3 4.7 0.9 8.5 1.1 455.1 108 265.6 103 40.1 2.6 10.2 -3.7
Midlands 13.6 1.4 4.8 0.9 9.2 1.2 477.7 114 157.3 90 29.7 -2.7 8.4 -4.1
East Anglia 14.2 1.4 5.4 0.9 9.8 1.2 505.5 112 126.4 94 26.7 -1.9 6.7 -3.4
England SW &Wales S 12.9 0.9 5.4 0.9 9.1 0.9 465.0 101 300.4 121 39.1 3.3 5.7 -4.4
England SE &Central S 14.2 1.2 5.7 1.1 9.9 1.2 523.5 111 181.9 111 30.8 1.2 5.7 -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 12.5 1.6 4.5 1.3 8.5 1.4 454.6 108 245.6 106 37.9 0.7 9.7 -6.3
England 13.5 1.7 5.1 1.3 9.3 1.5 488.8 112 177.9 97 31.4 -1.7 7.7 -5.7
Wales 12.3 1.3 4.8 1.2 8.5 1.3 439.0 101 314.9 110 41.4 2.3 9.3 -5.7
Scotland 10.9 1.5 3.5 1.3 7.2 1.4 403.3 102 327.7 111 46.4 3.6 13.3 -8.0
N Ireland 12.5 1.4 4.5 1.1 8.5 1.2 445.3 107 311.2 135 46.3 4.5 9.4 -4.2
England & Wales 13.3 1.6 5.0 1.3 9.2 1.5 481.9 111 196.8 100 32.8 -1.2 8.0 -5.7
England N 12.6 1.8 4.5 1.2 8.5 1.5 468.4 114 182.6 90 32.9 -2.0 10.5 -5.5
England S 13.9 1.6 5.4 1.3 9.6 1.5 499.6 111 175.4 102 30.6 -1.6 6.3 -5.8
Scotland N 10.6 1.6 3.4 1.3 7.0 1.5 414.2 109 338.5 105 48.8 2.1 13.3 -8.8
Scotland E 10.9 1.5 3.1 1.2 7.0 1.4 397.4 100 243.0 103 39.7 1.6 15.5 -8.4
Scotland W 11.4 1.3 4.0 1.2 7.7 1.3 394.2 95 403.3 125 50.2 8.0 11.0 -6.3
England E & NE 12.8 1.9 4.4 1.2 8.6 1.6 479.7 116 134.4 78 29.3 -3.5 10.9 -4.7
England NW & Wales N 12.4 1.6 4.7 1.2 8.5 1.4 455.1 108 265.6 103 40.1 1.9 10.2 -5.7
Midlands 13.6 1.8 4.8 1.2 9.2 1.5 477.7 115 157.3 88 29.7 -3.9 8.4 -5.9
East Anglia 14.2 1.8 5.4 1.3 9.8 1.5 505.5 114 126.4 91 26.7 -3.3 6.7 -4.8
England SW & Wales S 12.9 1.2 5.4 1.2 9.1 1.2 465.0 101 300.4 121 39.1 2.5 5.7 -6.1
England SE & Central S 14.2 1.6 5.7 1.5 9.9 1.5 523.5 112 181.9 107 30.8 -0.2 5.7 -6.7

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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