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Regional values - Spring 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 13.2 2.0 4.4 0.8 8.8 1.4 510.4 121 202.5 87 32.6 -3.8 11.5 -2.8
England 14.1 2.0 4.8 0.7 9.5 1.3 549.5 125 138.9 77 26.2 -5.7 11.4 -0.4
Wales 13.1 1.8 4.7 0.8 8.9 1.3 527.0 120 284.9 100 36.9 -1.4 10.6 -2.4
Scotland 11.7 2.1 3.6 1.0 7.6 1.6 451.0 114 281.5 93 40.3 -2.3 12.5 -7.0
N Ireland 13.0 1.6 4.3 0.6 8.6 1.1 453.3 110 228.9 99 42.6 1.3 9.6 -2.0
England & Wales 14.0 2.0 4.8 0.7 9.4 1.3 546.4 125 159.0 82 27.7 -5.1 11.3 -0.7
England N 13.4 2.2 4.3 0.8 8.9 1.5 542.7 132 176.2 88 30.3 -3.6 12.6 -1.5
England S 14.5 1.9 5.0 0.6 9.8 1.2 553.1 122 119.2 71 24.1 -6.8 10.7 0.2
Scotland N 11.4 2.2 3.5 1.2 7.5 1.7 419.5 111 311.2 94 43.1 -3.6 11.4 -9.0
Scotland E 11.8 2.2 3.1 0.9 7.4 1.5 472.8 118 217.9 91 34.5 -3.1 15.3 -6.7
Scotland W 12.1 1.8 4.0 0.9 8.0 1.4 470.0 114 309.5 92 42.6 0.5 11.0 -4.5
England E & NE 13.5 2.3 4.2 0.8 8.9 1.5 550.7 133 127.1 75 26.9 -4.8 13.5 -0.4
England NW & Wales N 13.2 2.0 4.6 0.8 8.9 1.4 532.9 127 271.4 105 35.4 -2.1 11.2 -2.7
Midlands 14.3 2.1 4.5 0.6 9.4 1.4 539.4 129 139.8 80 27.4 -4.9 12.0 -0.5
East Anglia 14.8 2.0 4.9 0.5 9.8 1.2 565.2 125 88.5 66 19.5 -9.0 11.7 1.6
England SW & Wales S 13.7 1.6 5.3 0.8 9.5 1.2 540.0 117 206.0 83 32.4 -3.3 8.3 -1.8
England SE & Central S 14.7 1.8 5.1 0.6 9.9 1.2 560.6 119 106.6 65 21.5 -8.1 11.3 0.4

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 13.2 2.3 4.4 1.1 8.8 1.7 510.4 121 202.5 88 32.6 -4.6 11.5 -4.6
England 14.1 2.3 4.8 1.0 9.5 1.7 549.5 126 138.9 76 26.2 -6.9 11.4 -2.1
Wales 13.1 2.1 4.7 1.1 8.9 1.6 527.0 121 284.9 100 36.9 -2.2 10.6 -4.4
Scotland 11.7 2.3 3.6 1.3 7.6 1.8 451.0 114 281.5 95 40.3 -2.5 12.5 -8.8
N Ireland 13.0 1.9 4.3 0.8 8.6 1.3 453.3 109 228.9 99 42.6 0.8 9.6 -3.9
England & Wales 14.0 2.3 4.8 1.0 9.4 1.7 546.4 126 159.0 81 27.7 -6.2 11.3 -2.4
England N 13.4 2.6 4.3 1.1 8.9 1.9 542.7 133 176.2 87 30.3 -4.6 12.6 -3.3
England S 14.5 2.2 5.0 1.0 9.8 1.6 553.1 123 119.2 69 24.1 -8.1 10.7 -1.4
Scotland N 11.4 2.5 3.5 1.5 7.5 2.0 419.5 110 311.2 97 43.1 -3.6 11.4 -10.7
Scotland E 11.8 2.5 3.1 1.2 7.4 1.8 472.8 119 217.9 92 34.5 -3.7 15.3 -8.5
Scotland W 12.1 2.1 4.0 1.2 8.0 1.6 470.0 113 309.5 96 42.6 0.4 11.0 -6.3
England E & NE 13.5 2.6 4.2 1.1 8.9 1.9 550.7 133 127.1 74 26.9 -5.9 13.5 -2.1
England NW & Wales N 13.2 2.4 4.6 1.2 8.9 1.8 532.9 127 271.4 105 35.4 -2.8 11.2 -4.7
Midlands 14.3 2.5 4.5 1.0 9.4 1.7 539.4 130 139.8 78 27.4 -6.1 12.0 -2.3
East Anglia 14.8 2.3 4.9 0.8 9.8 1.6 565.2 127 88.5 64 19.5 -10.5 11.7 0.2
England SW & Wales S 13.7 2.0 5.3 1.1 9.5 1.5 540.0 117 206.0 83 32.4 -4.2 8.3 -3.6
England SE & Central S 14.7 2.1 5.1 0.9 9.9 1.5 560.6 120 106.6 63 21.5 -9.5 11.3 -1.1

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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