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Regional values - April 2004

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 12.3 1.4 4.8 1.7 8.5 1.6 124.3 88 93.1 134 14.7 3.3 1.1 -3.9
England 13.2 1.5 5.1 1.6 9.2 1.6 135.8 93 78.0 137 13.1 3.0 0.9 -3.2
Wales 12.0 1.0 5.2 1.8 8.5 1.4 117.2 78 81.6 95 12.5 0.8 0.9 -3.8
Scotland 10.7 1.4 4.1 2.0 7.4 1.7 104.8 80 123.8 144 17.6 4.6 1.6 -5.1
N Ireland 12.0 0.9 4.7 1.4 8.4 1.1 135.1 95 78.8 112 15.7 3.3 0.7 -3.4
England & Wales 13.1 1.5 5.1 1.6 9.1 1.5 133.3 91 78.5 129 13.0 2.7 0.9 -3.3
England N 12.3 1.6 5.1 2.0 8.7 1.8 112.5 84 84.2 135 13.3 2.7 0.9 -4.0
England S 13.7 1.5 5.2 1.3 9.4 1.4 148.2 97 74.8 139 13.1 3.2 0.9 -2.8
Scotland N 10.3 1.5 4.0 2.1 7.1 1.8 96.9 79 131.5 139 19.7 5.1 1.6 -5.5
Scotland E 10.9 1.6 3.7 1.9 7.3 1.8 100.8 76 106.8 154 15.9 4.5 2.2 -5.5
Scotland W 11.2 1.2 4.6 1.9 7.8 1.5 119.5 86 131.5 141 16.6 3.9 1.0 -4.3
England E & NE 12.6 1.8 5.0 1.9 8.8 1.9 116.3 87 84.0 153 12.7 2.7 1.0 -3.8
England NW & Wales N 11.9 1.2 5.4 2.0 8.6 1.6 112.1 80 72.2 95 12.9 1.3 0.7 -4.2
Midlands 13.4 1.6 5.2 1.7 9.3 1.7 127.9 93 87.2 153 13.4 3.1 0.9 -3.5
East Anglia 14.2 1.9 5.2 1.3 9.7 1.6 151.5 102 58.5 129 13.6 4.2 0.6 -2.8
England SW & Wales S 12.6 1.0 5.2 1.4 8.9 1.2 139.5 86 82.5 110 12.4 1.5 0.8 -2.9
England SE & Central S 13.9 1.4 5.0 1.0 9.4 1.2 159.3 100 76.8 146 13.4 4.0 1.3 -2.4

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 12.3 1.6 4.8 2.0 8.5 1.8 124.3 88 93.1 138 14.7 3.2 1.1 -4.3
England 13.2 1.8 5.1 1.8 9.2 1.8 135.8 95 78.0 139 13.1 2.7 0.9 -3.4
Wales 12.0 1.2 5.2 2.0 8.5 1.6 117.2 79 81.6 96 12.5 0.6 0.9 -4.0
Scotland 10.7 1.6 4.1 2.3 7.4 1.9 104.8 76 123.8 153 17.6 4.6 1.6 -5.9
N Ireland 12.0 1.1 4.7 1.6 8.4 1.3 135.1 93 78.8 118 15.7 3.4 0.7 -3.9
England & Wales 13.1 1.7 5.1 1.8 9.1 1.8 133.3 93 78.5 131 13.0 2.4 0.9 -3.5
England N 12.3 1.8 5.1 2.2 8.7 2.0 112.5 84 84.2 135 13.3 2.4 0.9 -4.3
England S 13.7 1.8 5.2 1.5 9.4 1.6 148.2 100 74.8 141 13.1 2.8 0.9 -2.9
Scotland N 10.3 1.6 4.0 2.4 7.1 2.0 96.9 73 131.5 148 19.7 5.2 1.6 -6.4
Scotland E 10.9 1.7 3.7 2.2 7.3 2.0 100.8 74 106.8 163 15.9 4.4 2.2 -6.3
Scotland W 11.2 1.3 4.6 2.2 7.8 1.7 119.5 83 131.5 152 16.6 4.1 1.0 -4.9
England E & NE 12.6 2.0 5.0 2.2 8.8 2.1 116.3 87 84.0 157 12.7 2.3 1.0 -4.1
England NW & Wales N 11.9 1.4 5.4 2.3 8.6 1.8 112.1 80 72.2 94 12.9 1.1 0.7 -4.6
Midlands 13.4 1.9 5.2 2.0 9.3 1.9 127.9 95 87.2 155 13.4 2.7 0.9 -3.6
East Anglia 14.2 2.2 5.2 1.5 9.7 1.8 151.5 106 58.5 128 13.6 3.7 0.6 -2.9
England SW & Wales S 12.6 1.2 5.2 1.6 8.9 1.4 139.5 88 82.5 113 12.4 1.3 0.8 -3.0
England SE & Central S 13.9 1.7 5.0 1.2 9.4 1.4 159.3 104 76.8 148 13.4 3.6 1.3 -2.5

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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