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Regional values - October 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 14.6 2.0 8.8 2.8 11.7 2.4 73.3 80 142.8 122 15.1 0.8 0.2 -1.5
England 15.9 2.3 9.8 3.2 12.8 2.8 82.0 81 106.4 127 13.6 1.7 0.0 -1.4
Wales 14.7 1.9 9.4 2.9 12.0 2.4 75.8 83 220.2 144 18.0 2.2 0.0 -1.4
Scotland 12.5 1.7 7.0 2.1 9.7 1.9 59.7 79 184.8 114 16.9 -0.8 0.4 -1.9
N Ireland 14.0 1.5 8.2 2.1 11.1 1.8 65.4 75 129.6 113 15.6 -0.8 0.1 -1.0
England & Wales 15.7 2.2 9.7 3.2 12.7 2.7 81.1 81 122.1 131 14.2 1.8 0.0 -1.4
England N 14.6 2.1 9.1 3.1 11.8 2.6 56.4 61 118.6 127 14.4 1.5 0.1 -1.7
England S 16.5 2.4 10.2 3.3 13.3 2.9 95.5 90 99.9 128 13.1 1.8 0.0 -1.2
Scotland N 12.3 1.9 6.6 1.8 9.5 1.9 70.5 101 165.1 93 16.2 -3.5 0.6 -1.5
Scotland E 12.4 1.6 6.7 2.2 9.5 1.9 55.7 68 176.4 148 15.6 0.7 0.5 -2.4
Scotland W 12.9 1.5 7.9 2.4 10.4 1.9 49.1 63 220.8 117 19.3 1.3 0.1 -1.8
England E & NE 14.9 2.1 9.0 3.1 12.0 2.6 59.0 61 89.3 129 12.4 1.0 0.1 -1.7
England NW & Wales N 14.5 2.0 9.2 2.9 11.8 2.5 62.1 70 183.4 134 17.2 1.8 0.1 -1.7
Midlands 15.6 2.3 9.6 3.4 12.6 2.8 73.9 76 95.8 129 13.1 1.5 0.0 -1.6
East Anglia 17.1 2.8 10.5 3.5 13.8 3.1 108.8 97 66.2 112 11.4 1.9 0.0 -1.1
England SW & Wales S 15.5 1.9 10.0 2.9 12.7 2.4 87.2 89 187.0 141 17.1 2.4 0.0 -1.0
England SE & Central S 17.1 2.6 10.2 3.2 13.6 2.9 105.8 94 98.0 117 13.1 2.2 0.0 -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 14.6 1.8 8.8 2.6 11.7 2.2 73.3 83 142.8 128 15.1 1.1 0.2 -1.2
England 15.9 2.1 9.8 3.0 12.8 2.6 82.0 84 106.4 138 13.6 2.1 0.0 -1.1
Wales 14.7 1.7 9.4 2.7 12.0 2.2 75.8 85 220.2 152 18.0 2.5 0.0 -1.0
Scotland 12.5 1.5 7.0 1.9 9.7 1.7 59.7 81 184.8 116 16.9 -0.6 0.4 -1.4
N Ireland 14.0 1.4 8.2 1.8 11.1 1.6 65.4 80 129.6 113 15.6 -0.9 0.1 -0.7
England & Wales 15.7 2.0 9.7 3.0 12.7 2.5 81.1 84 122.1 141 14.2 2.2 0.0 -1.1
England N 14.6 1.9 9.1 2.9 11.8 2.4 56.4 62 118.6 132 14.4 1.8 0.1 -1.3
England S 16.5 2.2 10.2 3.1 13.3 2.7 95.5 94 99.9 141 13.1 2.3 0.0 -0.9
Scotland N 12.3 1.7 6.6 1.6 9.5 1.7 70.5 104 165.1 93 16.2 -3.3 0.6 -1.2
Scotland E 12.4 1.3 6.7 2.0 9.5 1.7 55.7 70 176.4 156 15.6 1.0 0.5 -1.9
Scotland W 12.9 1.3 7.9 2.1 10.4 1.7 49.1 65 220.8 118 19.3 1.3 0.1 -1.3
England E & NE 14.9 1.9 9.0 3.0 12.0 2.4 59.0 62 89.3 138 12.4 1.4 0.1 -1.3
England NW & Wales N 14.5 1.8 9.2 2.7 11.8 2.2 62.1 71 183.4 138 17.2 2.0 0.1 -1.3
Midlands 15.6 2.1 9.6 3.2 12.6 2.7 73.9 79 95.8 141 13.1 1.9 0.0 -1.2
East Anglia 17.1 2.5 10.5 3.3 13.8 2.9 108.8 101 66.2 125 11.4 2.3 0.0 -0.8
England SW & Wales S 15.5 1.7 10.0 2.8 12.7 2.3 87.2 93 187.0 152 17.1 2.7 0.0 -0.8
England SE & Central S 17.1 2.4 10.2 3.1 13.6 2.7 105.8 98 98.0 131 13.1 2.7 0.0 -1.0

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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