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Regional values - December 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 7.1 0.3 1.3 -0.3 4.2 0.0 47.1 123 81.0 65 11.7 -3.6 10.3 0.5
England 7.4 -0.0 1.1 -0.9 4.2 -0.5 59.5 133 61.6 68 9.3 -3.8 11.4 2.3
Wales 7.6 0.2 2.0 -0.2 4.8 -0.0 41.6 108 113.3 65 12.1 -5.0 8.6 0.2
Scotland 6.4 0.7 1.1 0.6 3.7 0.7 30.4 105 98.8 58 15.1 -3.1 9.8 -2.1
N Ireland 8.1 0.6 2.6 0.6 5.3 0.6 33.2 98 111.9 94 14.3 -2.6 6.5 -1.3
England & Wales 7.4 0.0 1.2 -0.8 4.3 -0.4 57.0 130 68.8 68 9.7 -4.0 11.0 2.0
England N 6.9 0.2 1.0 -0.4 3.9 -0.1 55.7 139 59.6 59 11.9 -2.0 11.1 0.7
England S 7.7 -0.2 1.2 -1.1 4.4 -0.7 61.5 131 62.7 74 7.9 -4.8 11.6 3.2
Scotland N 6.5 1.0 1.5 1.1 3.9 1.0 23.8 108 106.0 56 16.2 -4.1 8.4 -3.6
Scotland E 5.9 0.6 0.3 0.3 3.1 0.5 33.3 96 78.0 65 13.9 -1.4 11.8 -1.6
Scotland W 6.9 0.5 1.4 0.1 4.1 0.4 36.2 113 111.4 57 14.8 -3.8 9.5 -0.4
England E & NE 6.8 0.2 0.8 -0.4 3.8 -0.1 58.5 135 45.6 59 10.9 -1.7 10.9 0.5
England NW & Wales N 7.2 0.3 1.5 -0.3 4.4 0.0 45.4 123 90.1 61 13.5 -2.7 10.1 0.5
Midlands 7.2 0.0 1.1 -0.6 4.1 -0.3 56.1 132 55.9 68 8.9 -4.0 11.6 2.0
East Anglia 7.3 -0.3 1.1 -1.1 4.1 -0.7 65.9 137 31.7 56 6.8 -4.3 12.1 3.7
England SW & Wales S 8.1 -0.0 1.9 -0.9 5.0 -0.5 52.1 117 111.1 73 10.3 -6.0 8.9 1.7
England SE & Central S 7.8 -0.3 0.9 -1.6 4.3 -1.0 68.3 140 69.3 80 7.5 -4.7 13.1 4.6

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 0.6 1.3 0.1 4.2 0.3 47.1 120 81.0 70 11.7 -3.3 10.3 -0.5
England 7.4 0.4 1.1 -0.4 4.2 -0.0 59.5 132 61.6 73 9.3 -3.5 11.4 1.1
Wales 7.6 0.6 2.0 0.2 4.8 0.4 41.6 102 113.3 69 12.1 -4.6 8.6 -0.9
Scotland 6.4 1.0 1.1 0.8 3.7 0.9 30.4 102 98.8 63 15.1 -2.8 9.8 -2.7
N Ireland 8.1 0.8 2.6 0.8 5.3 0.8 33.2 94 111.9 102 14.3 -2.3 6.5 -2.2
England & Wales 7.4 0.4 1.2 -0.3 4.3 0.0 57.0 128 68.8 72 9.7 -3.6 11.0 0.9
England N 6.9 0.6 1.0 -0.0 3.9 0.3 55.7 136 59.6 64 11.9 -1.6 11.1 -0.4
England S 7.7 0.2 1.2 -0.6 4.4 -0.2 61.5 130 62.7 78 7.9 -4.5 11.6 2.0
Scotland N 6.5 1.2 1.5 1.2 3.9 1.2 23.8 106 106.0 60 16.2 -3.8 8.4 -4.0
Scotland E 5.9 0.9 0.3 0.6 3.1 0.7 33.3 94 78.0 71 13.9 -1.0 11.8 -2.5
Scotland W 6.9 0.8 1.4 0.4 4.1 0.6 36.2 107 111.4 63 14.8 -3.2 9.5 -1.2
England E & NE 6.8 0.6 0.8 -0.0 3.8 0.3 58.5 134 45.6 64 10.9 -1.5 10.9 -0.6
England NW & Wales N 7.2 0.6 1.5 0.1 4.4 0.4 45.4 116 90.1 65 13.5 -2.2 10.1 -0.6
Midlands 7.2 0.5 1.1 -0.2 4.1 0.1 56.1 129 55.9 72 8.9 -3.6 11.6 0.9
East Anglia 7.3 0.2 1.1 -0.5 4.1 -0.2 65.9 139 31.7 57 6.8 -4.2 12.1 2.4
England SW & Wales S 8.1 0.3 1.9 -0.5 5.0 -0.1 52.1 113 111.1 78 10.3 -5.6 8.9 0.6
England SE & Central S 7.8 0.1 0.9 -1.0 4.3 -0.4 68.3 139 69.3 86 7.5 -4.4 13.1 3.1

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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