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Regional values - Annual 2006

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 13.4 1.2 6.1 1.0 9.7 1.1 1495.6 110 1179.2 105 155.3 0.9 47.8 -7.8
England 14.4 1.3 6.8 1.2 10.6 1.2 1626.0 111 846.7 101 132.3 1.2 43.4 -6.5
Wales 13.4 1.1 6.5 1.0 9.9 1.0 1517.1 109 1467.6 102 168.3 2.8 47.3 -1.8
Scotland 11.7 1.2 4.9 0.9 8.2 1.0 1291.6 109 1657.1 109 185.9 0.1 57.5 -11.4
N Ireland 13.3 1.1 6.0 0.8 9.6 1.0 1385.0 112 1155.4 104 177.5 0.5 37.1 -8.0
England & Wales 14.3 1.3 6.8 1.2 10.5 1.2 1611.0 111 932.4 101 137.3 1.4 43.9 -5.8
England N 13.5 1.4 6.2 1.1 9.8 1.2 1564.5 116 996.0 105 146.7 4.4 46.4 -11.0
England S 14.9 1.3 7.2 1.2 11.0 1.2 1658.6 109 767.8 98 124.8 -0.5 41.8 -4.1
Scotland N 11.1 1.1 4.7 0.9 7.9 1.0 1157.1 106 1819.1 109 203.3 -1.1 59.3 -10.5
Scotland E 11.8 1.3 4.4 0.8 8.1 1.1 1400.5 112 1182.5 104 156.5 -2.9 66.4 -12.3
Scotland W 12.3 1.2 5.5 0.9 8.8 1.0 1357.2 109 1944.4 112 193.8 5.1 45.9 -11.6
England E & NE 13.7 1.4 6.1 1.1 9.9 1.3 1617.4 117 767.9 101 133.1 4.0 46.2 -10.8
England NW & Wales N 13.3 1.2 6.4 1.0 9.8 1.1 1496.4 112 1396.0 108 168.6 5.7 45.7 -8.4
Midlands 14.4 1.4 6.7 1.3 10.6 1.3 1579.9 112 795.7 101 132.1 1.9 45.0 -7.7
East Anglia 15.2 1.3 7.2 1.3 11.2 1.3 1655.4 108 610.0 101 114.5 1.6 41.1 -4.8
England SW & Wales S 14.1 1.0 7.1 1.0 10.6 1.0 1614.7 108 1194.4 96 149.2 -5.2 41.7 0.5
England SE & Central S 15.2 1.3 7.3 1.2 11.3 1.2 1737.2 109 788.4 101 121.9 1.9 43.5 -3.5

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 13.4 1.5 6.1 1.3 9.7 1.4 1495.6 112 1179.2 107 155.3 1.3 47.8 -13.0
England 14.4 1.6 6.8 1.4 10.6 1.5 1626.0 113 846.7 102 132.3 0.6 43.4 -11.7
Wales 13.4 1.4 6.5 1.3 9.9 1.3 1517.1 110 1467.6 105 168.3 3.8 47.3 -7.5
Scotland 11.7 1.4 4.9 1.1 8.2 1.3 1291.6 109 1657.1 113 185.9 1.6 57.5 -16.3
N Ireland 13.3 1.4 6.0 1.0 9.6 1.2 1385.0 112 1155.4 105 177.5 1.2 37.1 -13.7
England & Wales 14.3 1.6 6.8 1.4 10.5 1.5 1611.0 113 932.4 103 137.3 1.1 43.9 -11.1
England N 13.5 1.7 6.2 1.3 9.8 1.5 1564.5 118 996.0 106 146.7 3.8 46.4 -16.2
England S 14.9 1.6 7.2 1.5 11.0 1.5 1658.6 111 767.8 100 124.8 -1.0 41.8 -9.3
Scotland N 11.1 1.4 4.7 1.1 7.9 1.2 1157.1 106 1819.1 113 203.3 1.0 59.3 -15.3
Scotland E 11.8 1.6 4.4 1.1 8.1 1.3 1400.5 113 1182.5 106 156.5 -3.0 66.4 -17.2
Scotland W 12.3 1.4 5.5 1.1 8.8 1.3 1357.2 109 1944.4 116 193.8 7.6 45.9 -16.9
England E & NE 13.7 1.7 6.1 1.4 9.9 1.5 1617.4 119 767.9 102 133.1 2.5 46.2 -16.0
England NW & Wales N 13.3 1.5 6.4 1.3 9.8 1.4 1496.4 113 1396.0 109 168.6 6.7 45.7 -14.1
Midlands 14.4 1.7 6.7 1.5 10.6 1.6 1579.9 114 795.7 103 132.1 1.4 45.0 -13.2
East Anglia 15.2 1.7 7.2 1.6 11.2 1.6 1655.4 110 610.0 101 114.5 0.0 41.1 -10.0
England SW & Wales S 14.1 1.3 7.1 1.2 10.6 1.3 1614.7 109 1194.4 98 149.2 -4.3 41.7 -4.6
England SE & Central S 15.2 1.6 7.3 1.5 11.3 1.6 1737.2 111 788.4 103 121.9 1.3 43.5 -8.8

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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