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Regional values - December 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 8.0 1.2 2.0 0.5 5.0 0.8 45.3 118 111.6 89 13.6 -1.7 8.5 -1.3
England 8.3 0.9 2.1 0.1 5.2 0.5 53.0 119 59.1 65 8.8 -4.3 8.5 -0.6
Wales 8.5 1.1 3.1 0.8 5.8 1.0 45.8 119 133.1 77 14.6 -2.6 5.9 -2.5
Scotland 7.4 1.7 1.5 0.9 4.4 1.3 33.5 116 194.0 114 20.3 2.0 9.9 -1.9
N Ireland 8.8 1.4 2.7 0.7 5.8 1.0 38.5 114 107.7 91 18.8 1.9 5.6 -2.2
England & Wales 8.3 0.9 2.2 0.2 5.3 0.6 52.1 119 69.3 68 9.6 -4.0 8.1 -0.9
England N 7.8 1.2 1.7 0.4 4.8 0.8 57.7 144 72.7 72 11.0 -2.9 9.5 -0.9
England S 8.5 0.7 2.3 0.0 5.4 0.3 50.6 108 51.9 61 7.6 -5.0 8.0 -0.4
Scotland N 7.4 1.9 1.7 1.3 4.5 1.6 23.0 104 250.3 132 23.6 3.3 8.6 -3.4
Scotland E 7.0 1.7 0.5 0.5 3.7 1.1 48.6 140 88.0 73 13.4 -1.9 13.2 -0.3
Scotland W 7.9 1.6 2.1 0.9 5.0 1.2 31.7 99 230.7 117 23.1 4.5 8.3 -1.6
England E & NE 7.8 1.2 1.4 0.2 4.6 0.7 62.3 143 37.9 49 7.5 -5.1 10.2 -0.2
England NW & Wales N 8.2 1.2 2.5 0.7 5.3 1.0 49.0 133 133.2 90 15.8 -0.4 7.3 -2.3
Midlands 8.2 1.0 2.1 0.4 5.1 0.7 54.6 128 44.2 53 8.4 -4.5 8.3 -1.3
East Anglia 8.2 0.6 1.8 -0.4 5.0 0.1 56.0 117 29.7 52 5.3 -5.8 9.1 0.6
England SW & Wales S 9.0 0.8 3.4 0.5 6.2 0.7 44.7 101 110.4 73 12.5 -3.8 5.8 -1.5
England SE & Central S 8.4 0.3 2.0 -0.4 5.2 -0.0 45.9 94 59.3 69 7.3 -4.9 8.9 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 8.0 1.5 2.0 0.8 5.0 1.2 45.3 115 111.6 96 13.6 -1.4 8.5 -2.3
England 8.3 1.3 2.1 0.6 5.2 0.9 53.0 117 59.1 70 8.8 -4.0 8.5 -1.8
Wales 8.5 1.5 3.1 1.2 5.8 1.4 45.8 112 133.1 81 14.6 -2.1 5.9 -3.6
Scotland 7.4 2.0 1.5 1.2 4.4 1.6 33.5 112 194.0 124 20.3 2.4 9.9 -2.5
N Ireland 8.8 1.6 2.7 1.0 5.8 1.3 38.5 109 107.7 98 18.8 2.2 5.6 -3.1
England & Wales 8.3 1.3 2.2 0.7 5.3 1.0 52.1 117 69.3 72 9.6 -3.7 8.1 -2.0
England N 7.8 1.6 1.7 0.7 4.8 1.2 57.7 141 72.7 78 11.0 -2.6 9.5 -2.0
England S 8.5 1.1 2.3 0.5 5.4 0.8 50.6 107 51.9 65 7.6 -4.7 8.0 -1.7
Scotland N 7.4 2.1 1.7 1.5 4.5 1.8 23.0 102 250.3 141 23.6 3.6 8.6 -3.8
Scotland E 7.0 2.0 0.5 0.8 3.7 1.4 48.6 137 88.0 80 13.4 -1.6 13.2 -1.1
Scotland W 7.9 1.8 2.1 1.1 5.0 1.5 31.7 94 230.7 131 23.1 5.1 8.3 -2.4
England E & NE 7.8 1.5 1.4 0.5 4.6 1.1 62.3 143 37.9 53 7.5 -4.9 10.2 -1.3
England NW & Wales N 8.2 1.6 2.5 1.0 5.3 1.3 49.0 125 133.2 97 15.8 0.1 7.3 -3.4
Midlands 8.2 1.5 2.1 0.9 5.1 1.2 54.6 126 44.2 57 8.4 -4.1 8.3 -2.5
East Anglia 8.2 1.1 1.8 0.2 5.0 0.6 56.0 118 29.7 53 5.3 -5.7 9.1 -0.7
England SW & Wales S 9.0 1.1 3.4 0.9 6.2 1.1 44.7 97 110.4 78 12.5 -3.3 5.8 -2.5
England SE & Central S 8.4 0.8 2.0 0.2 5.2 0.5 45.9 94 59.3 74 7.3 -4.6 8.9 -1.1

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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