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Regional values - September 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 17.9 1.8 8.3 -0.3 13.1 0.8 145.7 118 54.3 54 9.1 -3.4 0.2 -0.1
England 19.6 2.1 8.7 -0.6 14.1 0.8 170.8 126 33.1 45 5.6 -4.6 0.2 0.0
Wales 17.8 1.6 8.5 -0.4 13.1 0.6 135.7 107 59.8 48 9.5 -3.5 0.3 0.1
Scotland 15.5 1.5 7.4 0.2 11.4 0.9 115.0 109 86.0 62 14.0 -1.9 0.3 -0.2
N Ireland 16.7 1.0 8.7 0.4 12.7 0.6 100.3 88 65.9 70 13.5 -0.9 0.1 -0.2
England & Wales 19.3 2.1 8.6 -0.6 14.0 0.8 166.0 124 36.8 46 6.1 -4.5 0.2 0.0
England N 18.2 1.9 8.4 -0.2 13.3 0.9 150.4 122 58.3 72 8.5 -2.7 0.1 -0.1
England S 20.3 2.2 8.8 -0.8 14.6 0.7 181.6 129 19.8 29 4.1 -5.6 0.2 0.1
Scotland N 14.9 1.6 7.4 0.3 11.1 1.0 111.7 113 103.2 67 16.3 -1.5 0.3 -0.2
Scotland E 16.0 1.8 6.9 -0.0 11.4 0.9 123.9 112 49.4 48 10.1 -3.2 0.4 -0.2
Scotland W 15.7 1.2 8.1 0.3 11.9 0.7 109.7 102 101.4 63 15.2 -1.0 0.1 -0.3
England E & NE 18.7 2.2 8.2 -0.3 13.5 1.0 162.1 126 43.8 68 6.8 -3.1 0.1 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 17.4 1.5 8.7 -0.1 13.0 0.7 131.8 110 90.5 80 12.0 -1.1 0.1 -0.1
Midlands 19.7 2.3 8.4 -0.6 14.1 0.9 162.1 124 29.1 42 5.0 -5.0 0.1 -0.0
East Anglia 20.9 2.3 8.6 -1.2 14.8 0.6 207.6 145 21.3 38 4.6 -4.1 0.1 0.1
England SW & Wales S 18.9 1.8 9.1 -0.3 14.0 0.7 153.3 110 27.1 26 5.9 -6.2 0.3 0.2
England SE & Central S 20.7 2.3 8.7 -1.0 14.7 0.6 194.0 132 12.3 18 2.7 -6.7 0.4 0.3

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 17.9 2.0 8.3 -0.2 13.1 0.9 145.7 121 54.3 54 9.1 -3.6 0.2 -0.0
England 19.6 2.2 8.7 -0.5 14.1 0.9 170.8 127 33.1 46 5.6 -4.4 0.2 0.0
Wales 17.8 1.7 8.5 -0.3 13.1 0.7 135.7 109 59.8 49 9.5 -3.4 0.3 0.1
Scotland 15.5 1.7 7.4 0.2 11.4 1.0 115.0 117 86.0 60 14.0 -2.5 0.3 -0.2
N Ireland 16.7 1.2 8.7 0.4 12.7 0.7 100.3 93 65.9 66 13.5 -1.5 0.1 -0.1
England & Wales 19.3 2.2 8.6 -0.4 14.0 0.9 166.0 125 36.8 47 6.1 -4.3 0.2 0.0
England N 18.2 2.0 8.4 -0.2 13.3 1.0 150.4 124 58.3 70 8.5 -2.8 0.1 -0.1
England S 20.3 2.3 8.8 -0.6 14.6 0.9 181.6 129 19.8 31 4.1 -5.3 0.2 0.1
Scotland N 14.9 1.8 7.4 0.3 11.1 1.1 111.7 123 103.2 66 16.3 -2.1 0.3 -0.1
Scotland E 16.0 2.0 6.9 -0.0 11.4 1.0 123.9 118 49.4 48 10.1 -3.7 0.4 -0.2
Scotland W 15.7 1.4 8.1 0.3 11.9 0.8 109.7 108 101.4 59 15.2 -1.8 0.1 -0.2
England E & NE 18.7 2.2 8.2 -0.3 13.5 1.0 162.1 128 43.8 70 6.8 -3.0 0.1 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 17.4 1.6 8.7 -0.0 13.0 0.8 131.8 113 90.5 77 12.0 -1.3 0.1 -0.1
Midlands 19.7 2.4 8.4 -0.4 14.1 1.0 162.1 125 29.1 44 5.0 -4.7 0.1 -0.0
East Anglia 20.9 2.3 8.6 -1.0 14.8 0.7 207.6 144 21.3 42 4.6 -3.7 0.1 0.1
England SW & Wales S 18.9 2.0 9.1 -0.3 14.0 0.8 153.3 112 27.1 27 5.9 -5.9 0.3 0.1
England SE & Central S 20.7 2.4 8.7 -0.9 14.7 0.8 194.0 131 12.3 18 2.7 -6.4 0.4 0.3

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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