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Regional values - Winter 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 7.6 1.1 1.9 0.9 4.7 1.0 162.2 110 309.5 93 40.6 -2.8 24.5 -8.4
England 7.9 1.0 2.1 0.8 5.0 0.9 183.9 113 163.5 70 29.9 -7.1 22.9 -7.7
Wales 7.9 1.1 2.5 1.0 5.2 1.0 158.2 106 334.7 75 41.0 -6.9 21.5 -7.6
Scotland 6.7 1.4 1.2 1.1 3.9 1.3 130.2 105 546.5 118 56.7 5.1 29.3 -9.2
N Ireland 8.3 1.2 2.5 1.1 5.4 1.1 144.0 104 303.9 94 48.4 -0.4 16.4 -10.4
England & Wales 7.9 1.0 2.2 0.8 5.0 0.9 180.4 112 187.2 71 31.4 -7.0 22.7 -7.7
England N 7.4 1.2 1.8 1.0 4.6 1.1 179.8 119 226.6 86 35.3 -3.8 24.6 -9.8
England S 8.2 0.8 2.3 0.7 5.2 0.7 186.1 109 130.2 59 27.0 -8.8 22.0 -6.6
Scotland N 6.4 1.3 1.2 1.2 3.8 1.3 90.1 84 687.2 132 67.9 11.1 27.8 -11.2
Scotland E 6.5 1.6 0.6 1.1 3.5 1.3 162.2 115 328.1 99 43.1 -0.7 34.3 -9.3
Scotland W 7.3 1.5 1.8 1.0 4.5 1.3 150.5 116 589.1 110 56.2 3.0 26.3 -6.5
England E & NE 7.5 1.3 1.6 0.9 4.5 1.1 191.3 119 161.1 81 31.1 -4.1 24.9 -9.6
England NW & Wales N 7.6 1.2 2.3 1.1 4.9 1.1 161.4 113 345.5 91 40.9 -4.5 22.3 -9.8
Midlands 7.8 1.1 2.0 0.9 4.9 1.0 176.1 113 131.0 61 28.0 -8.3 23.1 -9.2
East Anglia 8.0 0.8 2.0 0.5 5.0 0.7 193.8 111 98.9 67 25.5 -5.5 23.3 -6.0
England SW & Wales S 8.4 0.8 2.9 0.7 5.6 0.8 178.9 109 260.5 66 36.8 -9.0 19.7 -5.6
England SE & Central S 8.2 0.6 2.2 0.5 5.2 0.5 185.6 105 123.4 56 25.2 -9.6 23.9 -5.2

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 7.6 1.6 1.9 1.3 4.7 1.4 162.2 109 309.5 101 40.6 -1.5 24.5 -11.5
England 7.9 1.5 2.1 1.2 5.0 1.3 183.9 115 163.5 73 29.9 -6.5 22.9 -11.1
Wales 7.9 1.5 2.5 1.4 5.2 1.4 158.2 105 334.7 80 41.0 -5.6 21.5 -11.0
Scotland 6.7 1.8 1.2 1.5 3.9 1.6 130.2 101 546.5 131 56.7 7.3 29.3 -11.9
N Ireland 8.3 1.5 2.5 1.4 5.4 1.4 144.0 101 303.9 99 48.4 1.3 16.4 -13.6
England & Wales 7.9 1.5 2.2 1.2 5.0 1.3 180.4 114 187.2 75 31.4 -6.4 22.7 -11.1
England N 7.4 1.7 1.8 1.4 4.6 1.5 179.8 121 226.6 92 35.3 -3.1 24.6 -13.0
England S 8.2 1.3 2.3 1.1 5.2 1.2 186.1 112 130.2 62 27.0 -8.3 22.0 -10.1
Scotland N 6.4 1.6 1.2 1.6 3.8 1.6 90.1 80 687.2 149 67.9 13.8 27.8 -13.6
Scotland E 6.5 2.0 0.6 1.4 3.5 1.7 162.2 115 328.1 107 43.1 0.4 34.3 -12.0
Scotland W 7.3 1.8 1.8 1.4 4.5 1.6 150.5 110 589.1 124 56.2 6.1 26.3 -9.6
England E & NE 7.5 1.7 1.6 1.3 4.5 1.5 191.3 122 161.1 84 31.1 -4.1 24.9 -12.8
England NW & Wales N 7.6 1.6 2.3 1.5 4.9 1.6 161.4 111 345.5 98 40.9 -2.9 22.3 -13.2
Midlands 7.8 1.6 2.0 1.3 4.9 1.5 176.1 115 131.0 64 28.0 -7.7 23.1 -12.6
East Anglia 8.0 1.4 2.0 1.0 5.0 1.2 193.8 115 98.9 69 25.5 -5.6 23.3 -9.6
England SW & Wales S 8.4 1.2 2.9 1.1 5.6 1.2 178.9 110 260.5 69 36.8 -7.9 19.7 -8.7
England SE & Central S 8.2 1.1 2.2 0.9 5.2 1.0 185.6 108 123.4 59 25.2 -9.0 23.9 -8.8

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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