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Regional values - Winter 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 7.6 1.2 1.5 0.5 4.5 0.8 169.3 114 381.1 115 47.0 3.7 29.6 -3.2
England 8.2 1.2 1.9 0.6 5.0 0.9 196.2 120 241.6 103 39.5 2.6 28.4 -2.3
Wales 8.0 1.2 2.1 0.6 5.1 0.9 164.8 111 521.2 117 51.4 3.5 26.3 -2.9
Scotland 6.3 1.0 0.5 0.4 3.4 0.7 125.4 101 576.0 124 57.2 5.6 34.7 -3.9
N Ireland 8.4 1.2 2.1 0.7 5.2 0.9 171.0 124 375.4 116 52.5 3.7 18.2 -8.6
England & Wales 8.2 1.2 2.0 0.6 5.1 0.9 191.9 119 280.2 106 41.2 2.7 28.1 -2.4
England N 7.4 1.3 1.2 0.4 4.3 0.8 179.1 119 303.5 115 44.5 5.4 32.1 -2.4
England S 8.6 1.2 2.3 0.7 5.4 0.9 205.2 121 208.8 95 36.9 1.1 26.4 -2.2
Scotland N 6.0 0.9 0.6 0.6 3.3 0.7 102.1 95 664.0 128 63.3 6.5 34.2 -4.8
Scotland E 5.8 0.9 -0.3 0.2 2.8 0.6 149.4 106 401.3 122 49.1 5.3 41.3 -2.2
Scotland W 7.1 1.3 1.3 0.5 4.2 0.9 131.3 101 643.7 121 57.7 4.5 28.6 -4.3
England E & NE 7.5 1.3 1.1 0.4 4.3 0.8 188.8 117 211.6 106 39.8 4.6 33.1 -1.4
England NW & Wales N 7.7 1.3 1.7 0.5 4.7 0.9 162.5 114 464.7 122 51.4 6.0 28.5 -3.6
Midlands 8.0 1.3 1.6 0.5 4.8 0.9 189.0 121 214.9 100 37.4 1.1 30.2 -2.1
East Anglia 8.5 1.3 2.1 0.7 5.3 1.0 211.8 122 126.7 86 31.3 0.2 27.6 -1.8
England SW & Wales S 8.6 1.0 2.8 0.7 5.7 0.9 187.8 115 423.8 107 48.9 3.1 22.0 -3.3
England SE & Central S 8.7 1.2 2.5 0.7 5.6 0.9 219.8 124 212.9 96 36.5 1.8 27.6 -1.4

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 7.6 1.6 1.5 0.9 4.5 1.3 169.3 114 381.1 124 47.0 4.9 29.6 -6.3
England 8.2 1.7 1.9 1.0 5.0 1.4 196.2 122 241.6 108 39.5 3.2 28.4 -5.6
Wales 8.0 1.6 2.1 1.0 5.1 1.3 164.8 109 521.2 124 51.4 4.9 26.3 -6.3
Scotland 6.3 1.4 0.5 0.8 3.4 1.1 125.4 97 576.0 138 57.2 7.8 34.7 -6.6
N Ireland 8.4 1.6 2.1 1.0 5.2 1.3 171.0 120 375.4 122 52.5 5.4 18.2 -11.9
England & Wales 8.2 1.7 2.0 1.0 5.1 1.3 191.9 121 280.2 112 41.2 3.4 28.1 -5.7
England N 7.4 1.7 1.2 0.8 4.3 1.3 179.1 120 303.5 123 44.5 6.1 32.1 -5.6
England S 8.6 1.7 2.3 1.1 5.4 1.4 205.2 123 208.8 99 36.9 1.6 26.4 -5.6
Scotland N 6.0 1.2 0.6 0.9 3.3 1.1 102.1 90 664.0 144 63.3 9.2 34.2 -7.3
Scotland E 5.8 1.3 -0.3 0.6 2.8 0.9 149.4 105 401.3 131 49.1 6.4 41.3 -4.9
Scotland W 7.1 1.6 1.3 0.9 4.2 1.2 131.3 96 643.7 136 57.7 7.6 28.6 -7.3
England E & NE 7.5 1.7 1.1 0.8 4.3 1.3 188.8 121 211.6 110 39.8 4.6 33.1 -4.5
England NW & Wales N 7.7 1.7 1.7 0.9 4.7 1.3 162.5 111 464.7 132 51.4 7.6 28.5 -7.0
Midlands 8.0 1.8 1.6 0.9 4.8 1.3 189.0 124 214.9 105 37.4 1.7 30.2 -5.5
East Anglia 8.5 1.9 2.1 1.2 5.3 1.5 211.8 126 126.7 88 31.3 0.1 27.6 -5.3
England SW & Wales S 8.6 1.5 2.8 1.1 5.7 1.3 187.8 115 423.8 113 48.9 4.3 22.0 -6.5
England SE & Central S 8.7 1.7 2.5 1.2 5.6 1.4 219.8 127 212.9 101 36.5 2.3 27.6 -5.1

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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