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Regional values - Spring 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 12.0 0.7 4.3 0.8 8.1 0.7 434.1 103 237.3 102 37.5 1.0 12.1 -2.2
England 12.9 0.8 4.8 0.7 8.9 0.8 444.1 101 161.7 90 30.9 -1.0 10.9 -0.8
Wales 12.1 0.7 4.8 0.8 8.4 0.8 436.8 100 252.5 89 40.0 1.7 11.4 -1.6
Scotland 10.4 0.7 3.3 0.8 6.8 0.7 420.5 107 352.2 116 46.6 4.1 15.2 -4.2
N Ireland 12.1 0.7 4.5 0.8 8.3 0.7 413.3 101 271.2 117 43.5 2.1 7.2 -4.4
England & Wales 12.8 0.7 4.8 0.8 8.8 0.8 443.1 101 174.2 90 32.2 -0.6 11.0 -0.9
England N 12.0 0.8 4.4 0.8 8.2 0.8 441.2 107 195.0 97 34.9 1.1 12.0 -2.1
England S 13.4 0.7 5.1 0.7 9.2 0.7 445.6 98 144.1 86 28.8 -2.1 10.4 -0.1
Scotland N 9.8 0.6 3.1 0.7 6.4 0.7 393.6 104 384.3 116 51.2 4.5 15.9 -4.5
Scotland E 10.4 0.7 3.0 0.9 6.7 0.8 430.5 107 279.3 116 42.4 4.8 16.3 -5.8
Scotland W 11.1 0.7 3.8 0.7 7.4 0.7 445.8 108 387.0 115 45.0 2.9 13.2 -2.3
England E & NE 12.1 0.8 4.3 0.8 8.2 0.8 437.7 105 169.5 100 32.2 0.6 12.1 -1.8
England NW & Wales N 11.9 0.8 4.7 0.9 8.3 0.8 438.7 104 252.6 98 40.2 2.7 11.2 -2.6
Midlands 13.0 0.8 4.7 0.8 8.8 0.8 434.5 104 147.4 84 30.0 -2.4 11.8 -0.7
East Anglia 13.6 0.9 5.2 0.7 9.4 0.8 435.1 96 109.5 81 27.1 -1.5 9.2 -0.9
England SW & Wales S 12.6 0.6 5.1 0.7 8.8 0.6 449.5 97 221.3 89 35.2 -0.5 9.7 -0.4
England SE & Central S 13.6 0.7 5.1 0.6 9.4 0.6 467.4 99 134.6 82 27.8 -1.9 11.5 0.6

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 12.0 1.1 4.3 1.1 8.1 1.1 434.1 103 237.3 103 37.5 0.3 12.1 -4.0
England 12.9 1.1 4.8 1.1 8.9 1.1 444.1 102 161.7 89 30.9 -2.2 10.9 -2.5
Wales 12.1 1.1 4.8 1.2 8.4 1.1 436.8 100 252.5 88 40.0 0.9 11.4 -3.6
Scotland 10.4 1.0 3.3 1.0 6.8 1.0 420.5 106 352.2 119 46.6 3.9 15.2 -6.0
N Ireland 12.1 0.9 4.5 1.0 8.3 1.0 413.3 99 271.2 118 43.5 1.6 7.2 -6.3
England & Wales 12.8 1.1 4.8 1.1 8.8 1.1 443.1 102 174.2 89 32.2 -1.8 11.0 -2.7
England N 12.0 1.1 4.4 1.1 8.2 1.1 441.2 108 195.0 96 34.9 0.1 12.0 -3.9
England S 13.4 1.1 5.1 1.0 9.2 1.1 445.6 99 144.1 84 28.8 -3.4 10.4 -1.8
Scotland N 9.8 0.9 3.1 1.0 6.4 0.9 393.6 103 384.3 119 51.2 4.4 15.9 -6.2
Scotland E 10.4 1.0 3.0 1.1 6.7 1.1 430.5 108 279.3 118 42.4 4.2 16.3 -7.6
Scotland W 11.1 1.0 3.8 1.0 7.4 1.0 445.8 107 387.0 120 45.0 2.8 13.2 -4.1
England E & NE 12.1 1.2 4.3 1.1 8.2 1.2 437.7 106 169.5 99 32.2 -0.6 12.1 -3.5
England NW & Wales N 11.9 1.1 4.7 1.2 8.3 1.1 438.7 104 252.6 98 40.2 2.0 11.2 -4.6
Midlands 13.0 1.2 4.7 1.1 8.8 1.2 434.5 105 147.4 82 30.0 -3.6 11.8 -2.6
East Anglia 13.6 1.2 5.2 1.1 9.4 1.2 435.1 98 109.5 79 27.1 -3.0 9.2 -2.3
England SW & Wales S 12.6 0.9 5.1 1.0 8.8 0.9 449.5 98 221.3 89 35.2 -1.3 9.7 -2.1
England SE & Central S 13.6 1.1 5.1 0.9 9.4 1.0 467.4 100 134.6 79 27.8 -3.3 11.5 -0.9

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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