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Regional values - Summer 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 20.2 1.9 11.3 1.5 15.8 1.7 547.6 107 176.5 78 28.4 -4.5 0.0 -0.1
England 21.7 2.0 12.1 1.5 16.9 1.7 602.8 108 150.9 82 23.1 -4.6 0.0 -0.1
Wales 19.8 1.6 11.5 1.3 15.6 1.4 506.6 96 220.1 81 28.5 -5.3 0.0 -0.1
Scotland 18.1 2.0 10.1 1.6 14.1 1.8 483.7 110 202.9 71 36.1 -4.0 0.0 -0.3
N Ireland 19.0 1.4 10.9 1.2 15.0 1.3 451.4 104 202.5 86 34.7 -4.7 0.0 -0.1
England & Wales 21.5 1.9 12.0 1.5 16.7 1.7 589.5 107 160.5 82 23.9 -4.7 0.0 -0.1
England N 20.4 1.9 11.5 1.5 15.9 1.7 573.4 112 170.5 80 25.0 -6.6 0.0 -0.1
England S 22.5 2.0 12.4 1.5 17.4 1.8 618.3 106 140.6 83 22.2 -3.6 0.0 0.0
Scotland N 17.5 2.2 10.0 1.7 13.7 1.9 442.5 110 215.6 72 39.7 -3.7 0.0 -0.3
Scotland E 18.6 2.0 9.9 1.6 14.2 1.8 522.5 113 138.5 61 29.9 -5.2 0.0 -0.3
Scotland W 18.4 1.7 10.5 1.4 14.4 1.5 497.7 106 254.3 78 37.9 -3.1 0.0 -0.2
England E & NE 20.7 1.9 11.4 1.6 16.1 1.8 599.6 115 154.6 86 24.0 -4.6 0.0 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 19.8 1.7 11.6 1.5 15.6 1.6 530.6 105 200.2 75 27.7 -7.6 0.0 -0.1
Midlands 22.0 2.1 11.9 1.5 16.9 1.8 572.1 106 147.3 82 22.4 -5.4 0.0 -0.1
East Anglia 23.1 2.2 12.8 1.7 17.9 2.0 643.2 110 124.2 83 21.2 -3.2 0.0 0.0
England SW & Wales S 20.7 1.6 12.0 1.2 16.3 1.4 556.6 98 201.7 87 27.3 -3.1 0.0 -0.1
England SE & Central S 23.0 2.2 12.7 1.5 17.8 1.8 670.4 110 123.2 78 19.6 -4.2 0.0 0.0

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 20.2 2.2 11.3 1.7 15.8 2.0 547.6 109 176.5 75 28.4 -4.9 0.0 -0.2
England 21.7 2.4 12.1 1.8 16.9 2.1 602.8 111 150.9 79 23.1 -5.1 0.0 -0.1
Wales 19.8 1.9 11.5 1.6 15.6 1.7 506.6 98 220.1 80 28.5 -5.6 0.0 -0.2
Scotland 18.1 2.2 10.1 1.8 14.1 2.0 483.7 111 202.9 68 36.1 -4.5 0.0 -0.3
N Ireland 19.0 1.6 10.9 1.5 15.0 1.5 451.4 104 202.5 84 34.7 -4.9 0.0 -0.1
England & Wales 21.5 2.3 12.0 1.7 16.7 2.0 589.5 109 160.5 79 23.9 -5.2 0.0 -0.1
England N 20.4 2.2 11.5 1.7 15.9 2.0 573.4 115 170.5 76 25.0 -7.1 0.0 -0.1
England S 22.5 2.4 12.4 1.8 17.4 2.1 618.3 109 140.6 81 22.2 -4.1 0.0 -0.1
Scotland N 17.5 2.4 10.0 1.9 13.7 2.2 442.5 111 215.6 69 39.7 -4.2 0.0 -0.3
Scotland E 18.6 2.2 9.9 1.8 14.2 2.0 522.5 115 138.5 57 29.9 -5.8 0.0 -0.3
Scotland W 18.4 2.0 10.5 1.6 14.4 1.8 497.7 107 254.3 75 37.9 -3.5 0.0 -0.2
England E & NE 20.7 2.3 11.4 1.8 16.1 2.1 599.6 118 154.6 82 24.0 -5.2 0.0 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 19.8 2.0 11.6 1.7 15.6 1.8 530.6 106 200.2 72 27.7 -7.9 0.0 -0.2
Midlands 22.0 2.5 11.9 1.7 16.9 2.1 572.1 108 147.3 79 22.4 -5.9 0.0 -0.1
East Anglia 23.1 2.7 12.8 2.0 17.9 2.3 643.2 113 124.2 80 21.2 -3.8 0.0 -0.1
England SW & Wales S 20.7 1.9 12.0 1.5 16.3 1.7 556.6 99 201.7 85 27.3 -3.4 0.0 -0.1
England SE & Central S 23.0 2.6 12.7 1.8 17.8 2.2 670.4 113 123.2 75 19.6 -4.7 0.0 -0.1

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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