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Regional values - Winter 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 7.3 0.9 1.5 0.5 4.4 0.7 174.4 118 348.9 105 44.7 1.3 33.1 0.3
England 7.8 0.9 2.0 0.7 4.9 0.8 191.1 117 252.8 108 39.5 2.6 30.6 -0.1
Wales 7.6 0.8 1.9 0.4 4.8 0.6 182.0 122 474.1 106 47.2 -0.7 29.4 0.3
Scotland 6.1 0.9 0.3 0.2 3.2 0.5 143.3 116 487.0 105 52.7 1.0 39.6 1.0
N Ireland 7.9 0.8 1.8 0.3 4.8 0.5 179.0 130 280.6 87 43.4 -5.4 26.5 -0.3
England & Wales 7.8 0.9 2.0 0.6 4.9 0.7 189.9 118 283.3 107 40.6 2.2 30.4 0.0
England N 7.1 0.9 1.4 0.6 4.2 0.7 195.1 130 297.9 113 41.0 1.9 35.1 0.6
England S 8.2 0.8 2.4 0.7 5.3 0.8 189.0 111 229.0 104 38.7 3.0 28.2 -0.4
Scotland N 5.8 0.6 0.1 0.1 3.0 0.4 109.1 102 595.5 115 61.1 4.4 40.5 1.6
Scotland E 5.9 1.0 -0.2 0.3 2.8 0.6 168.8 120 311.4 94 44.3 0.6 43.3 -0.3
Scotland W 6.9 1.0 1.0 0.2 3.9 0.6 162.7 126 529.1 99 50.1 -3.0 34.6 1.8
England E & NE 7.1 0.9 1.4 0.7 4.3 0.8 199.2 124 236.4 118 39.8 4.6 34.4 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 7.3 0.9 1.6 0.4 4.4 0.6 185.2 129 423.1 111 45.4 0.1 33.2 1.1
Midlands 7.7 0.9 1.8 0.7 4.7 0.8 187.5 120 224.3 105 37.7 1.3 34.2 1.9
East Anglia 7.9 0.8 2.3 0.9 5.1 0.8 180.7 104 181.6 123 40.0 8.9 28.1 -1.3
England SW & Wales S 8.4 0.8 2.6 0.5 5.5 0.6 194.3 119 397.8 100 44.2 -1.5 24.2 -1.1
England SE & Central S 8.4 0.8 2.5 0.7 5.4 0.8 190.6 108 221.9 101 36.9 2.2 27.3 -1.7

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 7.3 1.3 1.5 0.9 4.4 1.1 174.4 118 348.9 113 44.7 2.6 33.1 -2.8
England 7.8 1.4 2.0 1.1 4.9 1.2 191.1 119 252.8 113 39.5 3.2 30.6 -3.4
Wales 7.6 1.2 1.9 0.8 4.8 1.0 182.0 121 474.1 113 47.2 0.7 29.4 -3.1
Scotland 6.1 1.2 0.3 0.6 3.2 0.9 143.3 111 487.0 117 52.7 3.3 39.6 -1.7
N Ireland 7.9 1.1 1.8 0.6 4.8 0.9 179.0 126 280.6 91 43.4 -3.7 26.5 -3.5
England & Wales 7.8 1.3 2.0 1.0 4.9 1.2 189.9 119 283.3 113 40.6 2.8 30.4 -3.4
England N 7.1 1.4 1.4 1.0 4.2 1.2 195.1 131 297.9 120 41.0 2.6 35.1 -2.6
England S 8.2 1.4 2.4 1.1 5.3 1.3 189.0 114 229.0 109 38.7 3.5 28.2 -3.9
Scotland N 5.8 1.0 0.1 0.5 3.0 0.7 109.1 97 595.5 129 61.1 7.0 40.5 -0.9
Scotland E 5.9 1.3 -0.2 0.7 2.8 1.0 168.8 119 311.4 102 44.3 1.6 43.3 -3.0
Scotland W 6.9 1.4 1.0 0.6 3.9 1.0 162.7 119 529.1 112 50.1 0.0 34.6 -1.3
England E & NE 7.1 1.3 1.4 1.1 4.3 1.2 199.2 127 236.4 123 39.8 4.6 34.4 -3.2
England NW & Wales N 7.3 1.3 1.6 0.8 4.4 1.0 185.2 127 423.1 120 45.4 1.6 33.2 -2.3
Midlands 7.7 1.4 1.8 1.1 4.7 1.3 187.5 123 224.3 110 37.7 1.9 34.2 -1.5
East Anglia 7.9 1.3 2.3 1.3 5.1 1.3 180.7 108 181.6 126 40.0 8.9 28.1 -4.8
England SW & Wales S 8.4 1.2 2.6 0.8 5.5 1.0 194.3 119 397.8 106 44.2 -0.4 24.2 -4.3
England SE & Central S 8.4 1.4 2.5 1.2 5.4 1.3 190.6 111 221.9 105 36.9 2.7 27.3 -5.4

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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