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Regional values - December 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 8.2 1.3 2.9 1.4 5.5 1.4 43.2 113 173.7 139 16.2 0.9 5.9 -3.9
England 8.8 1.4 3.5 1.5 6.1 1.4 47.6 107 109.4 121 13.9 0.8 5.6 -3.5
Wales 8.5 1.1 3.7 1.5 6.1 1.3 34.2 89 258.0 149 19.6 2.4 5.1 -3.4
Scotland 7.0 1.3 1.8 1.3 4.4 1.3 38.2 132 264.0 156 18.4 0.2 7.0 -4.8
N Ireland 8.4 0.9 2.9 0.9 5.6 0.9 44.0 130 139.4 118 20.4 3.5 4.1 -3.6
England & Wales 8.7 1.3 3.5 1.5 6.1 1.4 45.8 105 129.9 128 14.7 1.1 5.5 -3.4
England N 7.9 1.3 2.8 1.5 5.3 1.4 52.3 130 139.4 138 14.6 0.7 5.8 -4.5
England S 9.3 1.4 3.8 1.5 6.5 1.5 45.1 96 93.6 110 13.6 0.9 5.5 -2.9
Scotland N 7.0 1.5 1.9 1.5 4.4 1.5 28.6 129 298.4 158 19.9 -0.4 6.7 -5.4
Scotland E 6.4 1.1 0.7 0.8 3.5 0.9 56.1 162 176.9 147 14.3 -1.0 10.6 -2.8
Scotland W 7.6 1.3 2.9 1.6 5.2 1.5 32.3 101 310.5 158 20.7 2.1 3.6 -6.3
England E & NE 7.9 1.2 2.5 1.3 5.2 1.3 62.1 143 88.7 115 12.5 -0.1 7.3 -3.1
England NW & Wales N 8.2 1.2 3.4 1.6 5.8 1.4 36.8 100 237.8 161 18.3 2.2 4.4 -5.2
Midlands 8.6 1.4 3.4 1.7 6.0 1.6 42.6 100 100.2 121 13.7 0.9 5.0 -4.6
East Anglia 9.2 1.7 3.4 1.3 6.3 1.5 44.8 93 55.4 98 11.1 -0.0 6.9 -1.5
England SW & Wales S 9.3 1.1 4.3 1.4 6.7 1.3 44.1 99 183.8 121 17.9 1.6 4.8 -2.5
England SE & Central S 9.5 1.4 3.9 1.5 6.7 1.4 45.7 94 105.9 123 13.9 1.7 5.6 -2.9

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 8.2 1.6 2.9 1.8 5.5 1.7 43.2 110 173.7 150 16.2 1.3 5.9 -4.9
England 8.8 1.8 3.5 1.9 6.1 1.9 47.6 105 109.4 129 13.9 1.1 5.6 -4.7
Wales 8.5 1.5 3.7 1.9 6.1 1.7 34.2 84 258.0 158 19.6 2.9 5.1 -4.5
Scotland 7.0 1.5 1.8 1.5 4.4 1.5 38.2 128 264.0 169 18.4 0.5 7.0 -5.5
N Ireland 8.4 1.1 2.9 1.1 5.6 1.1 44.0 125 139.4 127 20.4 3.8 4.1 -4.5
England & Wales 8.7 1.7 3.5 1.9 6.1 1.8 45.8 103 129.9 136 14.7 1.4 5.5 -4.6
England N 7.9 1.6 2.8 1.9 5.3 1.8 52.3 128 139.4 149 14.6 1.0 5.8 -5.6
England S 9.3 1.9 3.8 2.0 6.5 1.9 45.1 95 93.6 117 13.6 1.2 5.5 -4.1
Scotland N 7.0 1.7 1.9 1.6 4.4 1.7 28.6 127 298.4 168 19.9 -0.1 6.7 -5.7
Scotland E 6.4 1.3 0.7 1.0 3.5 1.2 56.1 159 176.9 161 14.3 -0.7 10.6 -3.6
Scotland W 7.6 1.5 2.9 1.9 5.2 1.7 32.3 96 310.5 176 20.7 2.7 3.6 -7.1
England E & NE 7.9 1.6 2.5 1.7 5.2 1.7 62.1 143 88.7 124 12.5 0.1 7.3 -4.2
England NW & Wales N 8.2 1.6 3.4 2.0 5.8 1.8 36.8 94 237.8 172 18.3 2.6 4.4 -6.3
Midlands 8.6 1.9 3.4 2.2 6.0 2.0 42.6 98 100.2 129 13.7 1.2 5.0 -5.8
East Anglia 9.2 2.1 3.4 1.8 6.3 2.0 44.8 95 55.4 99 11.1 0.1 6.9 -2.8
England SW & Wales S 9.3 1.4 4.3 1.8 6.7 1.6 44.1 95 183.8 130 17.9 2.1 4.8 -3.5
England SE & Central S 9.5 1.9 3.9 2.0 6.7 1.9 45.7 93 105.9 131 13.9 2.0 5.6 -4.4

Last updated: 1042 on 5 Feb 09.




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