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Regional values - January 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 7.1 1.0 1.7 1.1 4.4 1.0 42.6 95 152.2 126 19.8 4.1 9.6 -2.3
England 7.7 1.2 2.1 1.1 4.9 1.1 50.9 100 113.1 134 17.8 4.4 8.8 -2.4
Wales 7.6 1.1 2.3 1.0 4.9 1.1 40.6 89 192.4 121 21.2 3.8 8.3 -2.4
Scotland 5.8 0.9 0.9 1.0 3.3 1.0 30.1 87 209.4 123 23.1 4.4 12.0 -2.0
N Ireland 7.5 0.7 2.2 1.0 4.8 0.8 37.2 87 133.5 112 18.4 0.6 6.4 -3.7
England & Wales 7.7 1.2 2.2 1.1 4.9 1.1 49.5 99 124.1 131 18.2 4.3 8.7 -2.4
England N 6.9 1.1 1.7 1.2 4.3 1.1 41.6 89 130.4 138 18.5 4.2 9.4 -3.2
England S 8.2 1.2 2.4 1.0 5.3 1.1 55.8 105 104.0 132 17.4 4.4 8.4 -2.0
Scotland N 5.5 0.6 0.7 0.9 3.1 0.8 24.2 89 241.7 128 25.3 5.1 12.5 -1.5
Scotland E 5.5 0.9 0.3 1.1 2.9 1.0 36.3 88 131.6 107 19.3 3.3 13.3 -2.6
Scotland W 6.6 1.1 1.7 1.2 4.1 1.2 31.4 85 249.6 127 24.0 4.8 10.0 -2.1
England E & NE 6.9 1.1 1.5 1.1 4.2 1.1 45.8 91 106.9 148 17.6 4.8 9.3 -3.3
England NW & Wales N 7.1 1.1 2.1 1.2 4.6 1.1 36.1 83 173.7 129 20.8 4.3 8.5 -3.2
Midlands 7.6 1.3 2.0 1.2 4.8 1.2 48.0 98 97.7 129 16.7 3.6 9.9 -1.8
East Anglia 7.8 1.1 2.0 0.9 4.9 1.0 54.1 99 84.0 157 18.6 7.3 8.3 -2.3
England SW & Wales S 8.4 1.1 2.9 1.0 5.6 1.1 52.1 103 173.2 122 19.8 3.3 7.0 -2.3
England SE & Central S 8.4 1.3 2.5 1.0 5.5 1.1 62.7 114 104.1 129 16.3 3.5 8.9 -1.5

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 7.1 1.4 1.7 1.4 4.4 1.4 42.6 97 152.2 135 19.8 4.3 9.6 -3.1
England 7.7 1.6 2.1 1.5 4.9 1.5 50.9 103 113.1 140 17.8 4.3 8.8 -3.3
Wales 7.6 1.5 2.3 1.3 4.9 1.4 40.6 91 192.4 128 21.2 4.0 8.3 -3.1
Scotland 5.8 1.2 0.9 1.3 3.3 1.3 30.1 87 209.4 135 23.1 5.0 12.0 -2.5
N Ireland 7.5 1.0 2.2 1.3 4.8 1.1 37.2 85 133.5 115 18.4 0.9 6.4 -4.6
England & Wales 7.7 1.6 2.2 1.4 4.9 1.5 49.5 102 124.1 137 18.2 4.2 8.7 -3.3
England N 6.9 1.5 1.7 1.5 4.3 1.5 41.6 91 130.4 144 18.5 4.1 9.4 -3.9
England S 8.2 1.7 2.4 1.4 5.3 1.6 55.8 109 104.0 137 17.4 4.3 8.4 -3.0
Scotland N 5.5 1.0 0.7 1.2 3.1 1.1 24.2 87 241.7 144 25.3 5.8 12.5 -2.1
Scotland E 5.5 1.2 0.3 1.3 2.9 1.3 36.3 89 131.6 113 19.3 3.4 13.3 -3.0
Scotland W 6.6 1.4 1.7 1.4 4.1 1.4 31.4 83 249.6 139 24.0 5.6 10.0 -2.7
England E & NE 6.9 1.5 1.5 1.4 4.2 1.4 45.8 94 106.9 153 17.6 4.6 9.3 -4.0
England NW & Wales N 7.1 1.4 2.1 1.5 4.6 1.5 36.1 84 173.7 136 20.8 4.4 8.5 -3.9
Midlands 7.6 1.7 2.0 1.5 4.8 1.6 48.0 100 97.7 136 16.7 3.5 9.9 -2.7
East Anglia 7.8 1.6 2.0 1.3 4.9 1.5 54.1 103 84.0 164 18.6 7.0 8.3 -3.7
England SW & Wales S 8.4 1.6 2.9 1.3 5.6 1.4 52.1 106 173.2 127 19.8 3.3 7.0 -3.1
England SE & Central S 8.4 1.8 2.5 1.5 5.5 1.6 62.7 119 104.1 134 16.3 3.5 8.9 -2.7

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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