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Regional values - January 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 6.4 0.4 1.0 0.3 3.7 0.4 59.8 134 114.6 95 15.6 -0.1 12.4 0.4
England 6.9 0.3 1.5 0.5 4.2 0.4 71.1 140 81.6 97 13.5 0.1 11.4 0.3
Wales 6.6 0.2 1.5 0.2 4.1 0.2 66.9 146 114.3 72 15.9 -1.4 11.2 0.6
Scotland 5.5 0.5 -0.0 0.1 2.7 0.3 39.6 115 170.5 100 18.6 -0.0 14.7 0.7
N Ireland 7.2 0.4 1.3 0.1 4.2 0.2 56.7 133 108.2 91 16.9 -0.9 10.8 0.7
England & Wales 6.9 0.3 1.5 0.5 4.2 0.4 70.5 141 86.1 91 13.9 -0.1 11.4 0.3
England N 6.3 0.5 1.3 0.8 3.8 0.7 61.0 131 85.9 91 15.7 1.5 11.7 -0.8
England S 7.3 0.3 1.7 0.3 4.5 0.3 76.5 144 79.3 100 12.4 -0.6 11.2 0.9
Scotland N 5.3 0.4 -0.2 -0.0 2.6 0.2 28.1 104 215.6 114 20.7 0.4 15.4 1.4
Scotland E 5.2 0.7 -0.3 0.4 2.4 0.6 45.7 111 118.2 96 16.6 0.6 14.9 -1.0
Scotland W 5.8 0.3 0.5 0.0 3.2 0.2 48.7 131 165.0 84 17.8 -1.4 13.6 1.5
England E & NE 6.4 0.6 1.4 1.0 3.9 0.8 56.8 113 82.8 115 16.4 3.6 11.4 -1.2
England NW & Wales N 6.4 0.3 1.4 0.5 3.9 0.4 64.7 149 101.8 76 15.7 -0.7 11.8 0.1
Midlands 6.8 0.4 1.4 0.6 4.1 0.5 71.2 145 64.5 85 12.3 -0.8 11.1 -0.5
East Anglia 7.1 0.3 1.6 0.5 4.3 0.4 60.2 110 80.4 151 14.1 2.8 11.5 0.9
England SW & Wales S 7.3 0.0 1.9 0.0 4.6 0.0 79.7 158 107.1 76 14.2 -2.4 10.8 1.5
England SE & Central S 7.4 0.2 1.5 0.1 4.5 0.1 87.8 160 86.8 107 11.1 -1.7 12.1 1.6

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 6.4 0.8 1.0 0.7 3.7 0.7 59.8 136 114.6 102 15.6 0.0 12.4 -0.3
England 6.9 0.8 1.5 0.9 4.2 0.8 71.1 144 81.6 101 13.5 0.0 11.4 -0.7
Wales 6.6 0.5 1.5 0.5 4.1 0.6 66.9 149 114.3 76 15.9 -1.3 11.2 -0.1
Scotland 5.5 0.8 -0.0 0.4 2.7 0.6 39.6 114 170.5 110 18.6 0.5 14.7 0.1
N Ireland 7.2 0.7 1.3 0.4 4.2 0.5 56.7 130 108.2 93 16.9 -0.6 10.8 -0.2
England & Wales 6.9 0.8 1.5 0.8 4.2 0.8 70.5 145 86.1 95 13.9 -0.2 11.4 -0.6
England N 6.3 0.9 1.3 1.1 3.8 1.0 61.0 134 85.9 95 15.7 1.4 11.7 -1.6
England S 7.3 0.8 1.7 0.7 4.5 0.7 76.5 149 79.3 105 12.4 -0.7 11.2 -0.2
Scotland N 5.3 0.8 -0.2 0.3 2.6 0.5 28.1 102 215.6 128 20.7 1.2 15.4 0.8
Scotland E 5.2 1.0 -0.3 0.7 2.4 0.9 45.7 113 118.2 101 16.6 0.8 14.9 -1.4
Scotland W 5.8 0.7 0.5 0.3 3.2 0.5 48.7 128 165.0 92 17.8 -0.6 13.6 0.9
England E & NE 6.4 1.0 1.4 1.3 3.9 1.1 56.8 116 82.8 119 16.4 3.4 11.4 -2.0
England NW & Wales N 6.4 0.7 1.4 0.8 3.9 0.8 64.7 151 101.8 80 15.7 -0.6 11.8 -0.6
Midlands 6.8 0.9 1.4 1.0 4.1 0.9 71.2 149 64.5 90 12.3 -0.9 11.1 -1.4
East Anglia 7.1 0.9 1.6 1.0 4.3 0.9 60.2 115 80.4 157 14.1 2.6 11.5 -0.5
England SW & Wales S 7.3 0.4 1.9 0.3 4.6 0.4 79.7 163 107.1 79 14.2 -2.4 10.8 0.8
England SE & Central S 7.4 0.8 1.5 0.5 4.5 0.6 87.8 167 86.8 112 11.1 -1.8 12.1 0.4

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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