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Regional values - May 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 14.4 -0.0 5.7 0.1 10.0 0.0 204.8 111 72.9 110 12.5 1.6 1.6 0.2
England 15.6 0.3 6.6 0.3 11.1 0.3 217.5 114 45.2 81 9.5 -0.2 1.1 0.1
Wales 14.6 0.1 6.2 0.2 10.3 0.1 211.4 112 62.9 78 11.5 -0.0 1.4 0.1
Scotland 12.3 -0.4 4.3 -0.3 8.2 -0.3 185.9 106 115.9 147 16.9 4.7 2.8 0.6
N Ireland 14.0 -0.2 5.5 -0.1 9.7 -0.1 183.1 104 102.9 151 16.4 3.9 0.7 -0.6
England & Wales 15.5 0.2 6.5 0.3 11.0 0.2 216.6 114 47.6 80 9.8 -0.2 1.1 0.1
England N 14.6 0.3 5.9 0.3 10.3 0.3 218.5 120 54.4 90 11.7 1.4 1.3 0.1
England S 16.1 0.2 6.9 0.3 11.5 0.3 216.9 111 40.3 75 8.4 -1.1 0.9 0.1
Scotland N 11.5 -0.7 3.9 -0.5 7.6 -0.6 165.3 97 117.3 145 18.4 5.6 2.9 0.6
Scotland E 12.7 -0.0 4.1 -0.1 8.4 -0.0 194.4 113 94.8 132 15.9 4.4 3.0 0.6
Scotland W 13.1 -0.5 4.9 -0.2 8.9 -0.3 204.5 111 136.3 161 15.9 3.8 2.4 0.7
England E & NE 14.8 0.6 5.9 0.3 10.4 0.5 219.7 121 43.6 81 10.7 1.0 1.2 -0.0
England NW & Wales N 14.3 -0.1 6.2 0.3 10.2 0.1 212.7 114 73.7 101 13.3 2.1 1.5 0.1
Midlands 15.8 0.3 6.4 0.3 11.1 0.3 221.1 121 38.1 68 8.7 -1.3 1.2 0.2
East Anglia 16.6 0.5 7.2 0.4 11.9 0.5 218.4 111 38.9 87 8.7 0.1 0.6 -0.1
England SW & Wales S 15.1 0.0 6.6 0.1 10.8 0.0 205.4 105 58.7 82 9.8 -1.0 0.8 -0.0
England SE & Central S 16.5 0.2 7.0 0.2 11.8 0.2 223.7 111 33.1 63 7.9 -1.3 1.2 0.4

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 14.4 0.3 5.7 0.2 10.0 0.3 204.8 114 72.9 102 12.5 0.6 1.6 0.4
England 15.6 0.5 6.6 0.4 11.1 0.5 217.5 117 45.2 76 9.5 -1.2 1.1 0.2
Wales 14.6 0.4 6.2 0.3 10.3 0.4 211.4 115 62.9 73 11.5 -1.2 1.4 0.1
Scotland 12.3 -0.1 4.3 -0.2 8.2 -0.1 185.9 112 115.9 134 16.9 3.6 2.8 0.9
N Ireland 14.0 0.1 5.5 0.1 9.7 0.1 183.1 106 102.9 141 16.4 2.7 0.7 -0.5
England & Wales 15.5 0.5 6.5 0.4 11.0 0.5 216.6 116 47.6 75 9.8 -1.2 1.1 0.2
England N 14.6 0.5 5.9 0.4 10.3 0.5 218.5 123 54.4 84 11.7 0.3 1.3 0.2
England S 16.1 0.5 6.9 0.4 11.5 0.5 216.9 113 40.3 71 8.4 -2.1 0.9 0.2
Scotland N 11.5 -0.4 3.9 -0.4 7.6 -0.4 165.3 104 117.3 133 18.4 4.6 2.9 0.8
Scotland E 12.7 0.3 4.1 0.0 8.4 0.2 194.4 119 94.8 122 15.9 3.4 3.0 0.9
Scotland W 13.1 -0.1 4.9 -0.1 8.9 -0.1 204.5 115 136.3 146 15.9 2.5 2.4 0.9
England E & NE 14.8 0.8 5.9 0.4 10.4 0.6 219.7 123 43.6 76 10.7 0.1 1.2 0.1
England NW & Wales N 14.3 0.2 6.2 0.4 10.2 0.3 212.7 117 73.7 93 13.3 0.9 1.5 0.2
Midlands 15.8 0.6 6.4 0.5 11.1 0.5 221.1 124 38.1 63 8.7 -2.3 1.2 0.3
East Anglia 16.6 0.7 7.2 0.6 11.9 0.6 218.4 112 38.9 83 8.7 -0.9 0.6 0.0
England SW & Wales S 15.1 0.4 6.6 0.2 10.8 0.3 205.4 107 58.7 77 9.8 -2.0 0.8 0.0
England SE & Central S 16.5 0.6 7.0 0.4 11.8 0.5 223.7 113 33.1 59 7.9 -2.2 1.2 0.4

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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