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Regional values - April 2005

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 11.9 1.1 3.9 0.9 7.9 1.0 147.4 104 91.2 131 13.5 2.2 2.9 -2.1
England 12.9 1.2 4.4 0.9 8.7 1.0 147.4 101 68.1 120 12.3 2.2 2.3 -1.7
Wales 12.0 1.0 4.5 1.1 8.2 1.0 143.8 96 115.0 134 16.2 4.4 2.4 -2.3
Scotland 10.3 1.0 3.0 0.9 6.6 1.0 149.5 114 122.7 142 14.7 1.7 4.1 -2.6
N Ireland 11.7 0.6 3.8 0.5 7.8 0.5 140.7 99 91.8 130 13.9 1.5 1.5 -2.6
England & Wales 12.8 1.2 4.4 0.9 8.6 1.0 146.9 100 74.6 123 12.8 2.5 2.4 -1.8
England N 11.8 1.1 3.7 0.6 7.8 0.9 150.3 112 90.6 145 13.5 2.9 3.2 -1.7
England S 13.5 1.3 4.8 1.0 9.2 1.2 145.9 96 56.2 104 11.7 1.8 1.9 -1.8
Scotland N 9.9 1.1 2.9 1.0 6.4 1.1 148.6 121 127.9 135 15.8 1.2 5.0 -2.1
Scotland E 10.2 0.8 2.6 0.8 6.4 0.8 150.2 114 104.8 151 12.6 1.2 4.7 -3.0
Scotland W 10.9 0.9 3.5 0.9 7.2 0.9 150.1 108 135.0 145 15.5 2.8 2.4 -2.9
England E & NE 12.0 1.2 3.6 0.6 7.8 0.9 151.8 113 77.9 142 12.0 1.9 3.5 -1.3
England NW & Wales N 11.7 0.9 4.2 0.9 7.9 0.9 140.7 100 115.6 152 15.9 4.3 2.3 -2.6
Midlands 13.0 1.3 4.3 0.9 8.7 1.1 140.1 102 61.7 108 12.0 1.8 2.4 -2.0
East Anglia 13.9 1.6 4.8 0.9 9.4 1.3 146.4 98 38.8 86 9.7 0.3 1.6 -1.8
England SW & Wales S 12.6 1.0 4.9 1.1 8.7 1.0 155.5 96 96.7 129 15.3 4.3 1.8 -1.9
England SE & Central S 13.7 1.2 4.9 1.0 9.3 1.1 148.5 93 50.2 95 11.4 2.0 2.4 -1.3

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 11.9 1.3 3.9 1.1 7.9 1.2 147.4 104 91.2 136 13.5 2.0 2.9 -2.5
England 12.9 1.5 4.4 1.1 8.7 1.3 147.4 103 68.1 121 12.3 1.8 2.3 -1.9
Wales 12.0 1.2 4.5 1.3 8.2 1.2 143.8 96 115.0 135 16.2 4.2 2.4 -2.5
Scotland 10.3 1.1 3.0 1.2 6.6 1.2 149.5 109 122.7 152 14.7 1.7 4.1 -3.4
N Ireland 11.7 0.7 3.8 0.8 7.8 0.7 140.7 97 91.8 138 13.9 1.6 1.5 -3.2
England & Wales 12.8 1.4 4.4 1.1 8.6 1.3 146.9 102 74.6 124 12.8 2.2 2.4 -2.0
England N 11.8 1.3 3.7 0.9 7.8 1.1 150.3 112 90.6 146 13.5 2.6 3.2 -2.0
England S 13.5 1.6 4.8 1.2 9.2 1.4 145.9 99 56.2 106 11.7 1.4 1.9 -1.9
Scotland N 9.9 1.2 2.9 1.3 6.4 1.3 148.6 112 127.9 144 15.8 1.3 5.0 -3.0
Scotland E 10.2 1.0 2.6 1.1 6.4 1.1 150.2 110 104.8 160 12.6 1.1 4.7 -3.9
Scotland W 10.9 1.0 3.5 1.2 7.2 1.1 150.1 104 135.0 156 15.5 3.0 2.4 -3.6
England E & NE 12.0 1.4 3.6 0.8 7.8 1.1 151.8 114 77.9 145 12.0 1.6 3.5 -1.6
England NW & Wales N 11.7 1.2 4.2 1.2 7.9 1.1 140.7 100 115.6 151 15.9 4.1 2.3 -2.9
Midlands 13.0 1.6 4.3 1.1 8.7 1.3 140.1 104 61.7 109 12.0 1.4 2.4 -2.1
East Anglia 13.9 1.9 4.8 1.1 9.4 1.5 146.4 102 38.8 85 9.7 -0.2 1.6 -1.8
England SW & Wales S 12.6 1.2 4.9 1.3 8.7 1.2 155.5 98 96.7 133 15.3 4.2 1.8 -2.0
England SE & Central S 13.7 1.5 4.9 1.2 9.3 1.3 148.5 97 50.2 97 11.4 1.6 2.4 -1.4

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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