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Regional values - March 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 9.3 0.8 2.1 0.2 5.7 0.5 109.6 113 70.4 73 12.4 -1.9 6.7 -1.2
England 9.9 0.5 2.6 0.2 6.2 0.4 107.0 105 48.1 72 10.9 -1.2 5.6 -1.1
Wales 9.2 0.6 2.3 -0.1 5.7 0.2 115.4 118 90.2 76 13.7 -1.4 8.2 1.3
Scotland 8.2 1.3 1.3 0.4 4.7 0.8 109.8 124 99.0 71 14.2 -3.1 8.4 -2.1
N Ireland 9.9 1.0 2.4 0.1 6.1 0.6 122.4 133 87.1 93 13.8 -2.6 5.4 -0.9
England & Wales 9.8 0.5 2.6 0.2 6.2 0.4 108.2 106 53.9 73 11.3 -1.2 6.0 -0.8
England N 9.2 0.8 2.1 0.2 5.6 0.5 103.9 109 51.3 66 10.6 -2.4 6.3 -1.7
England S 10.2 0.4 2.9 0.2 6.6 0.3 108.7 102 46.4 77 11.1 -0.5 5.3 -0.8
Scotland N 7.9 1.3 1.4 0.7 4.7 1.0 112.2 133 107.2 69 16.1 -3.2 7.9 -3.1
Scotland E 8.1 1.2 0.7 0.2 4.4 0.7 108.7 113 69.1 70 12.3 -2.4 9.3 -2.6
Scotland W 8.6 1.2 1.7 0.2 5.1 0.7 107.4 124 119.8 76 13.7 -3.7 8.2 -0.4
England E & NE 9.3 0.7 2.1 0.3 5.7 0.5 104.9 106 41.9 68 10.5 -1.4 5.8 -2.1
England NW & Wales N 9.1 0.8 2.2 0.0 5.6 0.4 111.2 120 73.6 68 11.8 -2.9 7.5 -0.1
Midlands 9.9 0.7 2.5 0.3 6.2 0.5 99.9 101 41.2 66 10.6 -1.5 5.5 -1.6
East Anglia 10.3 0.4 3.1 0.5 6.7 0.4 105.4 100 33.1 74 9.6 -1.0 4.3 -1.7
England SW & Wales S 9.8 0.4 2.8 -0.2 6.3 0.1 120.0 114 85.1 84 13.5 -0.5 7.0 1.4
England SE & Central S 10.3 0.2 2.9 0.2 6.6 0.2 109.1 98 43.6 73 11.3 0.3 5.6 -0.8

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 9.3 1.3 2.1 0.8 5.7 1.0 109.6 109 70.4 76 12.4 -1.5 6.7 -2.7
England 9.9 1.1 2.6 0.8 6.2 1.0 107.0 102 48.1 72 10.9 -1.0 5.6 -2.7
Wales 9.2 1.1 2.3 0.5 5.7 0.8 115.4 112 90.2 79 13.7 -0.8 8.2 -0.6
Scotland 8.2 1.6 1.3 0.8 4.7 1.2 109.8 118 99.0 77 14.2 -2.3 8.4 -3.4
N Ireland 9.9 1.4 2.4 0.6 6.1 1.0 122.4 126 87.1 96 13.8 -2.0 5.4 -2.4
England & Wales 9.8 1.1 2.6 0.8 6.2 0.9 108.2 103 53.9 74 11.3 -1.0 6.0 -2.4
England N 9.2 1.3 2.1 0.8 5.6 1.1 103.9 106 51.3 67 10.6 -2.1 6.3 -3.3
England S 10.2 1.0 2.9 0.8 6.6 0.9 108.7 100 46.4 75 11.1 -0.5 5.3 -2.4
Scotland N 7.9 1.6 1.4 1.0 4.7 1.3 112.2 126 107.2 74 16.1 -2.4 7.9 -4.2
Scotland E 8.1 1.6 0.7 0.6 4.4 1.1 108.7 111 69.1 74 12.3 -1.9 9.3 -3.9
Scotland W 8.6 1.5 1.7 0.7 5.1 1.1 107.4 116 119.8 84 13.7 -2.7 8.2 -1.7
England E & NE 9.3 1.3 2.1 0.9 5.7 1.1 104.9 104 41.9 68 10.5 -1.3 5.8 -3.6
England NW & Wales N 9.1 1.3 2.2 0.6 5.6 1.0 111.2 114 73.6 72 11.8 -2.3 7.5 -1.8
Midlands 9.9 1.3 2.5 0.9 6.2 1.1 99.9 99 41.2 66 10.6 -1.3 5.5 -3.4
East Anglia 10.3 1.0 3.1 1.2 6.7 1.1 105.4 99 33.1 72 9.6 -1.0 4.3 -3.2
England SW & Wales S 9.8 0.8 2.8 0.4 6.3 0.6 120.0 109 85.1 85 13.5 -0.2 7.0 -0.2
England SE & Central S 10.3 0.7 2.9 0.8 6.6 0.8 109.1 95 43.6 70 11.3 0.2 5.6 -2.3

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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