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Regional values - October 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 12.1 -0.5 4.3 -1.7 8.2 -1.1 120.6 132 64.5 55 10.6 -3.7 4.2 2.5
England 13.0 -0.5 4.9 -1.7 9.0 -1.1 133.7 132 52.0 62 8.8 -3.0 3.4 2.0
Wales 12.0 -0.8 4.6 -1.9 8.3 -1.3 109.1 119 94.6 62 12.9 -2.9 4.9 3.5
Scotland 10.5 -0.3 3.1 -1.8 6.8 -1.0 106.4 140 79.2 49 12.8 -4.9 5.5 3.3
N Ireland 12.0 -0.5 4.9 -1.2 8.5 -0.8 95.2 110 52.7 46 12.1 -4.3 2.9 1.7
England & Wales 12.9 -0.6 4.9 -1.7 8.9 -1.1 130.3 130 57.8 62 9.4 -3.0 3.6 2.2
England N 12.0 -0.6 4.5 -1.5 8.2 -1.0 125.6 136 48.2 51 8.7 -4.2 3.5 1.7
England S 13.6 -0.5 5.1 -1.7 9.3 -1.1 138.0 130 53.9 69 8.8 -2.4 3.3 2.1
Scotland N 9.9 -0.5 2.8 -1.9 6.4 -1.2 95.3 137 106.1 60 16.4 -3.3 6.2 4.1
Scotland E 10.6 -0.2 3.0 -1.5 6.8 -0.8 116.1 142 54.0 45 10.0 -4.9 5.6 2.7
Scotland W 11.1 -0.3 3.7 -1.8 7.4 -1.1 110.8 142 69.9 37 11.0 -7.1 4.7 2.8
England E & NE 12.3 -0.5 4.6 -1.3 8.4 -0.9 129.8 133 46.6 67 8.9 -2.5 2.7 0.9
England NW & Wales N 11.8 -0.7 4.4 -1.8 8.1 -1.3 115.3 130 73.4 54 11.0 -4.3 4.7 3.0
Midlands 12.9 -0.5 4.5 -1.7 8.7 -1.1 133.8 137 48.1 65 7.8 -3.8 3.8 2.2
East Anglia 13.6 -0.7 5.3 -1.7 9.4 -1.2 150.3 134 40.2 68 8.6 -0.9 2.3 1.2
England SW & Wales S 13.0 -0.6 5.4 -1.7 9.2 -1.1 114.0 116 83.3 63 11.7 -3.0 4.2 3.2
England SE & Central S 14.0 -0.4 5.1 -1.9 9.6 -1.2 145.8 129 51.0 61 8.2 -2.8 3.5 2.2

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 12.1 -0.7 4.3 -1.9 8.2 -1.3 120.6 136 64.5 58 10.6 -3.4 4.2 2.8
England 13.0 -0.7 4.9 -1.8 9.0 -1.3 133.7 136 52.0 67 8.8 -2.6 3.4 2.3
Wales 12.0 -0.9 4.6 -2.1 8.3 -1.5 109.1 123 94.6 65 12.9 -2.6 4.9 3.8
Scotland 10.5 -0.5 3.1 -2.0 6.8 -1.3 106.4 144 79.2 50 12.8 -4.7 5.5 3.7
N Ireland 12.0 -0.7 4.9 -1.4 8.5 -1.0 95.2 116 52.7 46 12.1 -4.4 2.9 2.0
England & Wales 12.9 -0.8 4.9 -1.9 8.9 -1.3 130.3 135 57.8 67 9.4 -2.6 3.6 2.5
England N 12.0 -0.8 4.5 -1.7 8.2 -1.2 125.6 139 48.2 54 8.7 -3.9 3.5 2.1
England S 13.6 -0.7 5.1 -1.9 9.3 -1.3 138.0 135 53.9 76 8.8 -2.0 3.3 2.4
Scotland N 9.9 -0.7 2.8 -2.1 6.4 -1.4 95.3 141 106.1 60 16.4 -3.1 6.2 4.4
Scotland E 10.6 -0.4 3.0 -1.7 6.8 -1.0 116.1 146 54.0 48 10.0 -4.6 5.6 3.2
Scotland W 11.1 -0.4 3.7 -2.1 7.4 -1.3 110.8 146 69.9 37 11.0 -7.1 4.7 3.2
England E & NE 12.3 -0.7 4.6 -1.5 8.4 -1.1 129.8 137 46.6 72 8.9 -2.1 2.7 1.3
England NW & Wales N 11.8 -0.9 4.4 -2.1 8.1 -1.5 115.3 132 73.4 55 11.0 -4.1 4.7 3.4
Midlands 12.9 -0.7 4.5 -1.9 8.7 -1.3 133.8 142 48.1 71 7.8 -3.4 3.8 2.5
East Anglia 13.6 -1.0 5.3 -1.9 9.4 -1.4 150.3 139 40.2 76 8.6 -0.5 2.3 1.5
England SW & Wales S 13.0 -0.7 5.4 -1.9 9.2 -1.3 114.0 121 83.3 68 11.7 -2.6 4.2 3.4
England SE & Central S 14.0 -0.6 5.1 -2.0 9.6 -1.3 145.8 134 51.0 68 8.2 -2.3 3.5 2.5

Last updated: 1042 on 5 Feb 09.




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