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Regional values - January 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 8.1 2.1 2.5 1.8 5.3 1.9 47.7 107 127.6 106 15.1 -0.6 5.4 -6.5
England 8.6 2.1 2.8 1.8 5.7 1.9 58.2 114 58.6 70 11.1 -2.3 4.5 -6.6
Wales 8.4 1.9 3.3 2.0 5.9 2.0 44.6 98 123.8 78 15.9 -1.5 4.1 -6.6
Scotland 7.1 2.2 1.6 1.8 4.4 2.0 32.9 96 241.9 142 20.8 2.1 7.5 -6.5
N Ireland 8.6 1.9 3.1 1.9 5.9 1.9 37.6 88 136.1 114 18.6 0.8 4.2 -6.0
England & Wales 8.6 2.0 2.9 1.8 5.7 1.9 56.4 112 67.6 72 11.8 -2.2 4.5 -6.6
England N 8.0 2.2 2.4 1.9 5.2 2.1 47.5 102 89.4 95 13.0 -1.2 5.5 -7.1
England S 9.0 2.0 3.0 1.7 6.0 1.8 63.9 120 42.3 54 10.2 -2.8 4.0 -6.3
Scotland N 6.8 1.9 1.7 1.9 4.2 1.9 18.9 69 301.3 159 25.0 4.7 7.0 -7.0
Scotland E 7.1 2.5 1.1 1.9 4.1 2.2 43.5 106 156.0 126 16.2 0.3 8.8 -7.1
Scotland W 7.7 2.2 2.1 1.6 4.9 1.9 40.5 109 253.3 129 19.8 0.6 6.9 -5.2
England E & NE 8.1 2.3 2.2 1.8 5.1 2.0 56.4 112 61.7 85 11.6 -1.2 5.8 -6.8
England NW & Wales N 8.1 2.0 3.1 2.1 5.6 2.1 39.0 90 137.4 102 14.6 -1.9 4.7 -7.0
Midlands 8.5 2.2 2.6 1.8 5.6 2.0 53.2 108 42.3 56 9.8 -3.3 4.6 -7.1
East Anglia 8.9 2.1 2.7 1.6 5.7 1.8 74.9 137 28.9 54 9.2 -2.1 4.5 -6.1
England SW & Wales S 9.0 1.8 3.7 1.8 6.3 1.8 52.7 105 95.9 68 15.0 -1.6 3.2 -6.1
England SE & Central S 9.0 1.8 3.1 1.6 6.0 1.7 68.6 125 39.3 49 10.4 -2.4 4.4 -6.1

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 8.1 2.5 2.5 2.1 5.3 2.3 47.7 109 127.6 113 15.1 -0.5 5.4 -7.3
England 8.6 2.5 2.8 2.1 5.7 2.3 58.2 118 58.6 73 11.1 -2.4 4.5 -7.5
Wales 8.4 2.3 3.3 2.4 5.9 2.3 44.6 100 123.8 82 15.9 -1.3 4.1 -7.3
Scotland 7.1 2.5 1.6 2.1 4.4 2.3 32.9 95 241.9 156 20.8 2.7 7.5 -7.0
N Ireland 8.6 2.2 3.1 2.2 5.9 2.2 37.6 86 136.1 117 18.6 1.1 4.2 -6.9
England & Wales 8.6 2.5 2.9 2.2 5.7 2.3 56.4 116 67.6 75 11.8 -2.2 4.5 -7.5
England N 8.0 2.6 2.4 2.3 5.2 2.4 47.5 104 89.4 99 13.0 -1.3 5.5 -7.8
England S 9.0 2.5 3.0 2.1 6.0 2.3 63.9 124 42.3 56 10.2 -2.9 4.0 -7.4
Scotland N 6.8 2.2 1.7 2.2 4.2 2.2 18.9 68 301.3 179 25.0 5.5 7.0 -7.5
Scotland E 7.1 2.9 1.1 2.1 4.1 2.5 43.5 107 156.0 134 16.2 0.4 8.8 -7.5
Scotland W 7.7 2.5 2.1 1.9 4.9 2.2 40.5 107 253.3 142 19.8 1.4 6.9 -5.9
England E & NE 8.1 2.7 2.2 2.1 5.1 2.4 56.4 115 61.7 88 11.6 -1.4 5.8 -7.6
England NW & Wales N 8.1 2.4 3.1 2.5 5.6 2.5 39.0 91 137.4 108 14.6 -1.8 4.7 -7.8
Midlands 8.5 2.7 2.6 2.2 5.6 2.4 53.2 111 42.3 59 9.8 -3.4 4.6 -7.9
East Anglia 8.9 2.7 2.7 2.0 5.7 2.3 74.9 143 28.9 56 9.2 -2.4 4.5 -7.5
England SW & Wales S 9.0 2.2 3.7 2.1 6.3 2.1 52.7 108 95.9 70 15.0 -1.5 3.2 -6.9
England SE & Central S 9.0 2.4 3.1 2.1 6.0 2.2 68.6 131 39.3 51 10.4 -2.5 4.4 -7.2

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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