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Regional values - March 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 9.6 1.1 3.2 1.3 6.4 1.2 81.9 84 73.3 76 11.5 -2.7 7.6 -0.3
England 10.1 0.8 3.5 1.1 6.8 0.9 79.2 77 48.4 73 9.1 -3.0 7.5 0.8
Wales 9.7 1.1 3.6 1.2 6.7 1.2 81.6 83 74.6 63 12.3 -2.7 7.6 0.6
Scotland 8.4 1.5 2.6 1.7 5.5 1.6 85.1 96 113.7 82 15.0 -2.3 8.3 -2.2
N Ireland 10.5 1.6 4.1 1.8 7.3 1.7 89.4 97 76.5 82 13.1 -3.3 5.1 -1.2
England & Wales 10.1 0.8 3.5 1.1 6.8 1.0 79.5 78 52.0 71 9.5 -2.9 7.5 0.8
England N 9.4 1.0 3.4 1.6 6.4 1.3 72.5 76 50.0 64 9.8 -3.2 7.5 -0.5
England S 10.5 0.7 3.5 0.9 7.0 0.8 82.8 78 47.6 79 8.8 -2.8 7.6 1.5
Scotland N 8.1 1.5 2.4 1.7 5.2 1.6 79.7 94 139.1 89 17.0 -2.3 8.1 -2.9
Scotland E 8.2 1.3 2.4 1.9 5.3 1.6 85.9 90 79.7 81 13.8 -0.8 8.6 -3.3
Scotland W 9.2 1.8 2.9 1.5 6.1 1.7 91.3 105 115.6 73 13.7 -3.8 8.4 -0.1
England E & NE 9.4 0.8 3.3 1.5 6.3 1.2 66.3 67 48.0 78 9.6 -2.3 7.4 -0.5
England NW & Wales N 9.7 1.5 3.6 1.4 6.7 1.4 85.3 92 63.4 58 10.9 -3.7 7.4 -0.1
Midlands 10.1 0.9 3.5 1.3 6.8 1.1 73.3 74 47.6 77 9.2 -2.9 8.1 1.0
East Anglia 10.4 0.5 3.5 0.9 6.9 0.7 70.2 67 31.8 71 8.8 -1.9 6.9 0.9
England SW & Wales S 10.1 0.8 3.8 0.8 7.0 0.8 88.5 84 65.9 65 10.1 -3.9 7.1 1.5
England SE & Central S 10.7 0.7 3.3 0.5 7.0 0.6 95.1 85 51.4 86 8.4 -2.6 7.9 1.5

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 9.6 1.6 3.2 1.9 6.4 1.7 81.9 81 73.3 80 11.5 -2.3 7.6 -1.8
England 10.1 1.3 3.5 1.7 6.8 1.5 79.2 75 48.4 72 9.1 -2.8 7.5 -0.8
Wales 9.7 1.6 3.6 1.8 6.7 1.7 81.6 79 74.6 66 12.3 -2.2 7.6 -1.2
Scotland 8.4 1.9 2.6 2.1 5.5 2.0 85.1 91 113.7 89 15.0 -1.5 8.3 -3.5
N Ireland 10.5 2.0 4.1 2.3 7.3 2.1 89.4 92 76.5 84 13.1 -2.6 5.1 -2.7
England & Wales 10.1 1.4 3.5 1.7 6.8 1.6 79.5 76 52.0 71 9.5 -2.7 7.5 -0.8
England N 9.4 1.6 3.4 2.1 6.4 1.8 72.5 74 50.0 66 9.8 -2.9 7.5 -2.1
England S 10.5 1.2 3.5 1.5 7.0 1.4 82.8 76 47.6 77 8.8 -2.8 7.6 -0.1
Scotland N 8.1 1.8 2.4 2.1 5.2 1.9 79.7 89 139.1 96 17.0 -1.5 8.1 -4.1
Scotland E 8.2 1.8 2.4 2.3 5.3 2.0 85.9 87 79.7 86 13.8 -0.3 8.6 -4.6
Scotland W 9.2 2.2 2.9 1.9 6.1 2.1 91.3 99 115.6 81 13.7 -2.7 8.4 -1.5
England E & NE 9.4 1.4 3.3 2.1 6.3 1.7 66.3 66 48.0 78 9.6 -2.2 7.4 -2.0
England NW & Wales N 9.7 1.9 3.6 2.0 6.7 2.0 85.3 87 63.4 62 10.9 -3.1 7.4 -1.9
Midlands 10.1 1.4 3.5 1.9 6.8 1.7 73.3 72 47.6 76 9.2 -2.7 8.1 -0.7
East Anglia 10.4 1.1 3.5 1.5 6.9 1.4 70.2 66 31.8 69 8.8 -1.8 6.9 -0.5
England SW & Wales S 10.1 1.2 3.8 1.4 7.0 1.3 88.5 81 65.9 66 10.1 -3.5 7.1 -0.1
England SE & Central S 10.7 1.2 3.3 1.2 7.0 1.2 95.1 83 51.4 83 8.4 -2.7 7.9 0.1

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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