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Regional values - April 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 11.3 0.5 3.5 0.4 7.4 0.4 164.1 116 67.8 97 12.1 0.8 4.3 -0.7
England 12.4 0.7 4.3 0.7 8.3 0.7 159.9 109 42.5 75 9.4 -0.7 3.3 -0.8
Wales 11.6 0.6 4.3 0.9 7.9 0.7 163.9 109 67.8 79 12.0 0.3 3.8 -0.9
Scotland 9.5 0.2 1.9 -0.2 5.7 0.0 171.0 131 108.9 126 16.0 2.9 6.3 -0.4
N Ireland 11.5 0.3 3.2 -0.1 7.3 0.1 163.7 115 73.1 103 15.7 3.3 3.3 -0.8
England & Wales 12.3 0.7 4.3 0.7 8.3 0.7 160.4 109 46.0 76 9.8 -0.5 3.4 -0.8
England N 11.3 0.5 3.5 0.4 7.4 0.5 169.8 126 55.2 88 11.6 1.0 3.7 -1.2
England S 13.0 0.8 4.7 0.9 8.8 0.8 154.6 101 35.8 66 8.3 -1.5 3.1 -0.6
Scotland N 8.7 -0.1 1.8 -0.1 5.2 -0.1 157.2 128 154.4 163 20.2 5.6 6.6 -0.5
Scotland E 10.0 0.6 1.5 -0.3 5.7 0.2 186.2 141 44.1 63 9.9 -1.5 7.4 -0.3
Scotland W 10.2 0.2 2.4 -0.2 6.3 0.0 173.3 124 116.0 125 16.8 4.1 4.8 -0.5
England E & NE 11.5 0.7 3.3 0.3 7.4 0.5 171.3 128 38.7 71 9.5 -0.5 3.9 -1.0
England NW & Wales N 11.2 0.4 4.0 0.7 7.5 0.5 168.4 120 79.6 105 13.7 2.1 3.6 -1.4
Midlands 12.4 0.6 4.3 0.9 8.3 0.7 152.6 111 43.5 76 10.0 -0.2 3.3 -1.1
East Anglia 13.1 0.8 4.4 0.5 8.8 0.7 152.6 103 34.3 76 8.2 -1.2 3.0 -0.4
England SW & Wales S 12.4 0.7 4.7 1.0 8.5 0.8 165.5 102 42.0 56 8.8 -2.1 3.4 -0.3
England SE & Central S 13.3 0.8 4.8 0.9 9.1 0.9 153.3 96 39.0 74 8.2 -1.3 3.0 -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 11.3 0.7 3.5 0.6 7.4 0.7 164.1 116 67.8 101 12.1 0.6 4.3 -1.1
England 12.4 0.9 4.3 0.9 8.3 0.9 159.9 112 42.5 76 9.4 -1.0 3.3 -1.0
Wales 11.6 0.9 4.3 1.1 7.9 0.9 163.9 110 67.8 79 12.0 0.1 3.8 -1.1
Scotland 9.5 0.3 1.9 0.1 5.7 0.2 171.0 125 108.9 135 16.0 3.0 6.3 -1.2
N Ireland 11.5 0.5 3.2 0.2 7.3 0.3 163.7 112 73.1 110 15.7 3.3 3.3 -1.3
England & Wales 12.3 0.9 4.3 0.9 8.3 0.9 160.4 112 46.0 76 9.8 -0.9 3.4 -1.0
England N 11.3 0.8 3.5 0.6 7.4 0.7 169.8 127 55.2 89 11.6 0.7 3.7 -1.5
England S 13.0 1.0 4.7 1.0 8.8 1.0 154.6 105 35.8 68 8.3 -1.9 3.1 -0.7
Scotland N 8.7 -0.0 1.8 0.2 5.2 0.1 157.2 119 154.4 174 20.2 5.6 6.6 -1.4
Scotland E 10.0 0.8 1.5 0.0 5.7 0.4 186.2 136 44.1 67 9.9 -1.6 7.4 -1.1
Scotland W 10.2 0.3 2.4 0.1 6.3 0.2 173.3 120 116.0 134 16.8 4.3 4.8 -1.1
England E & NE 11.5 0.9 3.3 0.5 7.4 0.7 171.3 128 38.7 72 9.5 -0.9 3.9 -1.2
England NW & Wales N 11.2 0.6 4.0 0.9 7.5 0.7 168.4 119 79.6 104 13.7 1.9 3.6 -1.7
Midlands 12.4 0.9 4.3 1.1 8.3 1.0 152.6 113 43.5 77 10.0 -0.6 3.3 -1.3
East Anglia 13.1 1.1 4.4 0.7 8.8 0.9 152.6 106 34.3 75 8.2 -1.7 3.0 -0.4
England SW & Wales S 12.4 0.9 4.7 1.1 8.5 1.0 165.5 104 42.0 58 8.8 -2.3 3.4 -0.4
England SE & Central S 13.3 1.0 4.8 1.1 9.1 1.1 153.3 100 39.0 75 8.2 -1.7 3.0 -0.8

Last updated: 1044 on 5 Feb 09.




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