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Regional values - April 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 13.6 2.7 4.2 1.1 8.9 1.9 181.7 129 50.6 73 8.4 -2.9 3.9 -1.1
England 14.3 2.6 4.4 0.8 9.3 1.7 192.0 131 40.1 71 7.4 -2.7 4.5 0.4
Wales 13.8 2.8 4.6 1.2 9.1 2.0 187.2 124 78.5 91 10.0 -1.7 3.6 -1.2
Scotland 12.4 3.1 3.7 1.6 8.0 2.4 165.6 127 60.2 70 9.2 -3.8 3.4 -3.4
N Ireland 13.5 2.4 4.5 1.1 9.0 1.8 168.7 119 52.6 74 10.0 -2.4 2.4 -1.6
England & Wales 14.2 2.6 4.4 0.8 9.3 1.7 191.3 130 45.4 75 7.8 -2.5 4.4 0.2
England N 13.6 2.9 4.0 0.8 8.8 1.9 194.1 145 45.0 72 7.8 -2.7 4.7 -0.3
England S 14.6 2.4 4.6 0.8 9.6 1.6 190.9 125 37.5 70 7.2 -2.7 4.4 0.8
Scotland N 12.2 3.4 4.0 2.1 8.1 2.8 154.6 126 63.0 67 10.0 -4.5 2.9 -4.2
Scotland E 12.0 2.7 3.0 1.2 7.5 1.9 167.3 127 56.9 82 7.9 -3.6 4.5 -3.2
Scotland W 13.0 3.0 4.1 1.5 8.5 2.3 178.6 128 60.0 64 9.6 -3.0 3.0 -2.4
England E & NE 13.5 2.7 3.8 0.8 8.7 1.7 192.7 144 31.7 58 6.9 -3.2 4.8 -0.0
England NW & Wales N 13.8 3.0 4.4 1.1 9.1 2.0 193.7 137 66.8 88 9.5 -2.1 3.8 -1.1
Midlands 14.4 2.7 4.2 0.8 9.3 1.8 183.4 133 41.2 72 7.8 -2.5 4.5 0.1
East Anglia 14.5 2.3 4.6 0.7 9.6 1.5 197.5 133 25.2 56 5.6 -3.8 4.1 0.7
England SW & Wales S 14.2 2.6 4.9 1.1 9.5 1.8 193.3 119 65.1 87 9.3 -1.6 3.7 0.0
England SE & Central S 14.7 2.2 4.5 0.6 9.6 1.4 192.9 121 36.1 69 6.7 -2.7 5.5 1.8

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 13.6 2.9 4.2 1.4 8.9 2.1 181.7 128 50.6 75 8.4 -3.1 3.9 -1.5
England 14.3 2.8 4.4 1.0 9.3 1.9 192.0 134 40.1 72 7.4 -3.0 4.5 0.2
Wales 13.8 3.1 4.6 1.4 9.1 2.2 187.2 126 78.5 92 10.0 -1.9 3.6 -1.4
Scotland 12.4 3.2 3.7 1.9 8.0 2.6 165.6 121 60.2 75 9.2 -3.7 3.4 -4.2
N Ireland 13.5 2.6 4.5 1.4 9.0 1.9 168.7 116 52.6 79 10.0 -2.4 2.4 -2.2
England & Wales 14.2 2.8 4.4 1.0 9.3 1.9 191.3 133 45.4 76 7.8 -2.9 4.4 -0.0
England N 13.6 3.1 4.0 1.1 8.8 2.1 194.1 145 45.0 72 7.8 -3.1 4.7 -0.6
England S 14.6 2.6 4.6 0.9 9.6 1.8 190.9 129 37.5 71 7.2 -3.0 4.4 0.6
Scotland N 12.2 3.5 4.0 2.4 8.1 3.0 154.6 117 63.0 71 10.0 -4.5 2.9 -5.1
Scotland E 12.0 2.9 3.0 1.5 7.5 2.1 167.3 123 56.9 87 7.9 -3.6 4.5 -4.1
Scotland W 13.0 3.2 4.1 1.8 8.5 2.5 178.6 123 60.0 69 9.6 -2.9 3.0 -3.0
England E & NE 13.5 2.9 3.8 1.0 8.7 2.0 192.7 144 31.7 59 6.9 -3.5 4.8 -0.3
England NW & Wales N 13.8 3.3 4.4 1.3 9.1 2.3 193.7 137 66.8 87 9.5 -2.3 3.8 -1.5
Midlands 14.4 3.0 4.2 1.0 9.3 2.0 183.4 136 41.2 73 7.8 -2.9 4.5 -0.1
East Anglia 14.5 2.5 4.6 0.9 9.6 1.7 197.5 138 25.2 55 5.6 -4.3 4.1 0.7
England SW & Wales S 14.2 2.7 4.9 1.2 9.5 2.0 193.3 121 65.1 89 9.3 -1.8 3.7 -0.1
England SE & Central S 14.7 2.5 4.5 0.7 9.6 1.6 192.9 126 36.1 69 6.7 -3.1 5.5 1.7

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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