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Regional values - Annual 2003

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 13.5 1.3 5.6 0.5 9.5 0.9 1586.8 117 904.2 80 134.2 -20.2 56.3 0.7
England 14.5 1.4 6.1 0.4 10.3 0.9 1746.6 119 675.8 81 110.2 -21.0 53.9 4.1
Wales 13.4 1.1 5.9 0.4 9.6 0.7 1536.1 111 1139.5 79 145.7 -19.8 52.1 3.0
Scotland 11.9 1.4 4.6 0.6 8.2 1.0 1377.2 116 1214.2 80 165.9 -19.9 63.9 -4.9
N Ireland 13.2 1.0 5.7 0.5 9.4 0.7 1347.6 109 938.6 84 162.2 -14.8 42.9 -2.2
England & Wales 14.3 1.3 6.1 0.4 10.2 0.9 1717.6 118 739.8 80 115.1 -20.8 53.7 3.9
England N 13.5 1.4 5.5 0.5 9.5 0.9 1668.9 124 761.5 80 119.7 -22.6 61.1 3.7
England S 15.0 1.3 6.4 0.4 10.7 0.9 1787.8 117 630.5 81 105.1 -20.2 50.1 4.2
Scotland N 11.6 1.5 4.5 0.7 8.0 1.1 1270.1 116 1376.2 82 184.3 -20.1 64.0 -5.8
Scotland E 12.0 1.5 4.2 0.6 8.0 1.0 1475.9 118 844.0 74 137.6 -21.8 72.7 -6.0
Scotland W 12.3 1.2 5.1 0.5 8.7 0.9 1415.9 114 1389.6 80 171.1 -17.5 55.0 -2.5
England E & NE 13.7 1.4 5.5 0.5 9.6 1.0 1726.7 125 614.7 81 111.4 -17.8 61.2 4.2
England NW & Wales N 13.3 1.2 5.8 0.4 9.5 0.8 1577.3 118 1073.3 83 140.7 -22.2 56.6 2.4
Midlands 14.5 1.4 5.8 0.4 10.1 0.9 1685.5 120 612.7 78 105.1 -25.0 58.9 6.1
East Anglia 15.2 1.4 6.4 0.4 10.8 0.9 1865.0 122 517.6 85 98.3 -14.5 50.4 4.6
England SW & Wales S 14.2 1.1 6.5 0.4 10.3 0.7 1643.4 110 959.4 77 133.4 -21.0 43.2 2.0
England SE & Central S 15.3 1.4 6.5 0.4 10.9 0.9 1886.4 118 641.8 83 98.5 -21.4 50.7 3.7

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 13.5 1.6 5.6 0.7 9.5 1.2 1586.8 119 904.2 82 134.2 -19.9 56.3 -4.6
England 14.5 1.7 6.1 0.7 10.3 1.2 1746.6 122 675.8 82 110.2 -21.5 53.9 -1.2
Wales 13.4 1.4 5.9 0.6 9.6 1.0 1536.1 112 1139.5 81 145.7 -18.9 52.1 -2.7
Scotland 11.9 1.7 4.6 0.8 8.2 1.2 1377.2 117 1214.2 83 165.9 -18.4 63.9 -9.9
N Ireland 13.2 1.2 5.7 0.7 9.4 0.9 1347.6 109 938.6 85 162.2 -14.1 42.9 -7.9
England & Wales 14.3 1.6 6.1 0.7 10.2 1.2 1717.6 120 739.8 82 115.1 -21.2 53.7 -1.4
England N 13.5 1.7 5.5 0.7 9.5 1.2 1668.9 126 761.5 81 119.7 -23.2 61.1 -1.6
England S 15.0 1.7 6.4 0.7 10.7 1.2 1787.8 120 630.5 82 105.1 -20.7 50.1 -1.0
Scotland N 11.6 1.8 4.5 0.9 8.0 1.3 1270.1 117 1376.2 85 184.3 -18.0 64.0 -10.6
Scotland E 12.0 1.8 4.2 0.8 8.0 1.3 1475.9 119 844.0 76 137.6 -21.9 72.7 -10.9
Scotland W 12.3 1.5 5.1 0.7 8.7 1.1 1415.9 113 1389.6 83 171.1 -15.1 55.0 -7.8
England E & NE 13.7 1.8 5.5 0.8 9.6 1.3 1726.7 127 614.7 82 111.4 -19.3 61.2 -1.0
England NW & Wales N 13.3 1.5 5.8 0.7 9.5 1.1 1577.3 119 1073.3 84 140.7 -21.2 56.6 -3.3
Midlands 14.5 1.8 5.8 0.7 10.1 1.2 1685.5 122 612.7 79 105.1 -25.5 58.9 0.7
East Anglia 15.2 1.8 6.4 0.7 10.8 1.3 1865.0 124 517.6 86 98.3 -16.1 50.4 -0.6
England SW & Wales S 14.2 1.4 6.5 0.7 10.3 1.0 1643.4 111 959.4 79 133.4 -20.1 43.2 -3.1
England SE & Central S 15.3 1.7 6.5 0.7 10.9 1.2 1886.4 121 641.8 84 98.5 -22.0 50.7 -1.6

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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