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Regional values - Autumn 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 1.0 5.6 -0.2 9.5 0.4 330.8 121 239.8 71 35.3 -6.4 7.5 -0.8
England 14.5 1.0 6.1 -0.3 10.3 0.4 373.0 123 178.9 74 28.0 -6.6 6.5 -0.9
Wales 13.4 0.7 6.0 -0.4 9.7 0.2 305.3 110 294.9 68 39.1 -6.4 8.3 1.5
Scotland 11.8 1.0 4.6 -0.1 8.2 0.5 279.4 122 326.7 70 45.4 -6.1 9.5 -1.1
N Ireland 13.0 0.6 5.9 0.0 9.4 0.3 264.1 103 234.4 73 41.5 -6.0 5.1 -1.6
England & Wales 14.4 1.0 6.1 -0.3 10.3 0.3 363.7 122 194.9 73 29.5 -6.6 6.8 -0.6
England N 13.4 1.0 5.7 -0.1 9.6 0.4 336.7 122 190.9 71 30.7 -7.1 7.3 -1.4
England S 15.1 1.1 6.4 -0.4 10.8 0.4 392.2 124 172.6 77 26.6 -6.3 6.1 -0.6
Scotland N 11.3 1.0 4.4 -0.2 7.9 0.4 264.4 128 364.0 70 51.6 -6.0 10.2 0.1
Scotland E 11.9 1.2 4.2 -0.1 8.0 0.6 301.7 121 215.2 64 35.9 -7.1 11.2 -1.6
Scotland W 12.2 0.9 5.4 0.1 8.8 0.5 275.4 115 394.7 74 47.1 -5.3 6.7 -2.2
England E & NE 13.7 1.1 5.6 -0.1 9.7 0.5 357.1 124 148.9 72 27.8 -5.9 6.7 -2.0
England NW & Wales N 13.2 0.8 5.9 -0.2 9.5 0.3 307.4 116 297.2 76 39.4 -5.3 7.7 -0.4
Midlands 14.4 1.1 5.8 -0.3 10.1 0.4 360.5 124 147.2 68 25.2 -8.5 7.5 -0.3
East Anglia 15.3 1.1 6.4 -0.5 10.9 0.3 430.0 133 147.1 85 26.0 -2.9 4.6 -1.9
England SW & Wales S 14.4 0.8 6.6 -0.3 10.5 0.3 335.7 111 236.3 63 34.0 -8.4 7.0 1.3
England SE & Central S 15.5 1.1 6.5 -0.4 11.0 0.4 416.8 125 207.6 89 25.5 -6.3 6.2 -0.9

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 1.1 5.6 -0.1 9.5 0.5 330.8 124 239.8 73 35.3 -6.1 7.5 -1.1
England 14.5 1.1 6.1 -0.2 10.3 0.5 373.0 126 178.9 78 28.0 -6.0 6.5 -1.1
Wales 13.4 0.8 6.0 -0.3 9.7 0.2 305.3 112 294.9 70 39.1 -5.8 8.3 1.2
Scotland 11.8 1.2 4.6 0.0 8.2 0.6 279.4 127 326.7 71 45.4 -6.2 9.5 -1.5
N Ireland 13.0 0.7 5.9 0.1 9.4 0.3 264.1 107 234.4 73 41.5 -6.3 5.1 -2.1
England & Wales 14.4 1.1 6.1 -0.2 10.3 0.4 363.7 124 194.9 76 29.5 -6.0 6.8 -0.8
England N 13.4 1.0 5.7 -0.1 9.6 0.5 336.7 124 190.9 71 30.7 -6.9 7.3 -1.7
England S 15.1 1.2 6.4 -0.3 10.8 0.4 392.2 127 172.6 82 26.6 -5.5 6.1 -0.7
Scotland N 11.3 1.1 4.4 -0.1 7.9 0.5 264.4 135 364.0 71 51.6 -5.9 10.2 -0.5
Scotland E 11.9 1.3 4.2 0.0 8.0 0.6 301.7 125 215.2 66 35.9 -7.2 11.2 -2.0
Scotland W 12.2 1.0 5.4 0.1 8.8 0.6 275.4 119 394.7 74 47.1 -5.5 6.7 -2.6
England E & NE 13.7 1.1 5.6 0.0 9.7 0.6 357.1 126 148.9 74 27.8 -5.6 6.7 -2.3
England NW & Wales N 13.2 0.8 5.9 -0.2 9.5 0.3 307.4 118 297.2 77 39.4 -4.9 7.7 -0.7
Midlands 14.4 1.2 5.8 -0.3 10.1 0.5 360.5 127 147.2 71 25.2 -7.8 7.5 -0.5
East Anglia 15.3 1.1 6.4 -0.3 10.9 0.4 430.0 135 147.1 90 26.0 -2.4 4.6 -2.1
England SW & Wales S 14.4 0.9 6.6 -0.2 10.5 0.3 335.7 113 236.3 67 34.0 -7.5 7.0 1.1
England SE & Central S 15.5 1.2 6.5 -0.3 11.0 0.4 416.8 128 207.6 94 25.5 -5.4 6.2 -0.9

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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