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Regional values - February 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 6.8 0.5 0.0 -0.6 3.4 -0.1 93.3 144 48.6 56 7.9 -4.4 13.7 2.6
England 7.2 0.3 0.3 -0.7 3.8 -0.2 96.6 142 34.8 58 6.7 -3.8 13.7 3.3
Wales 6.8 0.2 0.5 -0.6 3.6 -0.2 87.2 135 63.9 56 10.1 -3.3 12.4 2.3
Scotland 6.0 0.8 -0.7 -0.6 2.7 0.1 91.7 151 63.8 52 8.9 -5.9 14.9 2.1
N Ireland 7.3 0.2 1.1 -0.1 4.2 0.0 81.4 133 68.5 79 11.1 -3.1 9.2 0.3
England & Wales 7.2 0.3 0.3 -0.7 3.7 -0.2 95.3 141 38.8 58 7.1 -3.7 13.5 3.1
England N 6.5 0.4 -0.5 -1.1 3.0 -0.3 98.6 155 36.6 54 6.2 -4.7 15.6 4.1
England S 7.6 0.3 0.7 -0.5 4.1 -0.1 95.5 136 33.9 60 6.9 -3.3 12.7 2.8
Scotland N 6.3 1.2 -0.6 -0.3 2.9 0.5 93.9 162 69.5 50 9.9 -6.4 14.7 1.8
Scotland E 5.4 0.5 -1.5 -0.9 1.9 -0.2 92.9 143 39.1 45 6.5 -6.0 17.0 2.7
Scotland W 6.3 0.6 -0.1 -0.6 3.1 0.0 87.4 145 82.3 58 10.3 -5.1 12.8 2.0
England E & NE 6.6 0.3 -0.5 -1.0 3.0 -0.3 100.9 150 24.3 48 5.4 -4.5 15.8 4.2
England NW & Wales N 6.7 0.4 -0.1 -1.0 3.3 -0.3 94.8 151 55.6 57 8.2 -4.5 13.6 2.8
Midlands 7.1 0.4 -0.2 -0.9 3.4 -0.3 90.4 141 28.2 51 5.7 -4.7 15.3 4.2
East Anglia 7.4 0.3 0.5 -0.4 4.0 -0.0 109.7 153 17.3 47 5.9 -2.8 12.9 2.7
England SW & Wales S 7.5 0.1 1.5 -0.2 4.5 -0.0 87.2 127 69.6 68 10.3 -2.5 10.3 1.5
England SE & Central S 7.8 0.3 0.8 -0.4 4.3 -0.1 96.4 132 32.4 60 7.2 -2.5 13.1 3.0

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 6.8 1.0 0.0 -0.1 3.4 0.4 93.3 143 48.6 62 7.9 -3.6 13.7 1.3
England 7.2 0.9 0.3 -0.3 3.8 0.3 96.6 147 34.8 60 6.7 -3.4 13.7 2.1
Wales 6.8 0.8 0.5 -0.1 3.6 0.3 87.2 134 63.9 61 10.1 -2.6 12.4 0.7
Scotland 6.0 1.3 -0.7 -0.0 2.7 0.7 91.7 143 63.8 60 8.9 -4.6 14.9 0.6
N Ireland 7.3 0.7 1.1 0.3 4.2 0.5 81.4 128 68.5 84 11.1 -2.0 9.2 -1.2
England & Wales 7.2 0.9 0.3 -0.2 3.7 0.3 95.3 145 38.8 60 7.1 -3.3 13.5 1.9
England N 6.5 1.0 -0.5 -0.6 3.0 0.2 98.6 158 36.6 58 6.2 -4.3 15.6 2.7
England S 7.6 0.9 0.7 -0.1 4.1 0.4 95.5 142 33.9 61 6.9 -2.9 12.7 1.7
Scotland N 6.3 1.7 -0.6 0.2 2.9 1.0 93.9 150 69.5 59 9.9 -4.7 14.7 0.2
Scotland E 5.4 1.1 -1.5 -0.3 1.9 0.4 92.9 141 39.1 49 6.5 -5.4 17.0 1.3
Scotland W 6.3 1.1 -0.1 -0.1 3.1 0.5 87.4 135 82.3 70 10.3 -3.4 12.8 0.4
England E & NE 6.6 1.0 -0.5 -0.5 3.0 0.3 100.9 157 24.3 48 5.4 -4.4 15.8 3.0
England NW & Wales N 6.7 1.0 -0.1 -0.5 3.3 0.3 94.8 149 55.6 63 8.2 -3.6 13.6 1.3
Midlands 7.1 1.0 -0.2 -0.5 3.4 0.3 90.4 147 28.2 52 5.7 -4.4 15.3 2.9
East Anglia 7.4 0.9 0.5 -0.1 4.0 0.4 109.7 161 17.3 47 5.9 -2.8 12.9 1.8
England SW & Wales S 7.5 0.7 1.5 0.2 4.5 0.4 87.2 128 69.6 71 10.3 -1.9 10.3 0.2
England SE & Central S 7.8 0.8 0.8 -0.1 4.3 0.4 96.4 136 32.4 62 7.2 -2.3 13.1 2.0

Last updated: 1044 on 5 Feb 09.




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