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Regional values - January 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 6.4 0.3 1.3 0.6 3.9 0.5 45.0 101 60.1 50 9.0 -6.7 9.6 -2.3
England 6.5 -0.1 1.6 0.6 4.1 0.2 49.7 98 30.0 36 6.7 -6.7 9.1 -2.0
Wales 6.5 -0.0 1.4 0.1 4.0 0.1 59.1 129 66.5 42 8.9 -8.4 11.4 0.8
Scotland 6.0 1.0 0.7 0.8 3.3 0.9 34.3 100 109.8 64 12.3 -6.3 10.5 -3.6
N Ireland 7.6 0.8 1.9 0.7 4.7 0.8 40.7 95 51.5 43 11.0 -6.8 7.1 -3.1
England & Wales 6.5 -0.1 1.6 0.5 4.0 0.2 51.0 102 35.1 37 7.0 -6.9 9.4 -1.6
England N 6.0 0.2 1.2 0.7 3.6 0.5 43.3 93 43.9 47 7.5 -6.7 9.4 -3.2
England S 6.8 -0.2 1.8 0.5 4.3 0.1 53.0 100 22.7 29 6.3 -6.7 9.0 -1.4
Scotland N 6.2 1.3 0.8 1.0 3.5 1.2 35.0 129 121.8 64 13.7 -6.5 10.6 -3.4
Scotland E 5.5 0.9 0.0 0.8 2.7 0.8 33.9 82 65.6 53 10.1 -5.9 11.4 -4.4
Scotland W 6.2 0.7 1.2 0.7 3.7 0.7 33.8 91 140.7 72 12.7 -6.5 9.3 -2.8
England E & NE 6.1 0.3 1.2 0.8 3.6 0.5 44.1 88 29.1 40 6.7 -6.1 8.9 -3.7
England NW & Wales N 6.2 0.1 1.2 0.3 3.7 0.2 51.4 118 70.3 52 8.7 -7.7 10.9 -0.8
Midlands 6.3 -0.0 1.5 0.7 3.9 0.3 45.4 92 22.2 29 6.3 -6.9 9.0 -2.6
East Anglia 6.6 -0.2 1.8 0.7 4.2 0.3 50.0 92 15.6 29 5.7 -5.6 8.7 -2.0
England SW & Wales S 7.0 -0.3 1.9 0.1 4.5 -0.1 62.1 123 49.9 35 8.1 -8.5 9.9 0.6
England SE & Central S 7.0 -0.2 1.9 0.4 4.4 0.1 53.3 97 23.4 29 6.7 -6.1 9.3 -1.1

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 6.4 0.8 1.3 1.0 3.9 0.9 45.0 103 60.1 53 9.0 -6.6 9.6 -3.1
England 6.5 0.4 1.6 0.9 4.1 0.7 49.7 101 30.0 37 6.7 -6.8 9.1 -3.0
Wales 6.5 0.4 1.4 0.5 4.0 0.4 59.1 132 66.5 44 8.9 -8.3 11.4 0.1
Scotland 6.0 1.4 0.7 1.1 3.3 1.2 34.3 99 109.8 71 12.3 -5.8 10.5 -4.1
N Ireland 7.6 1.1 1.9 1.0 4.7 1.1 40.7 93 51.5 44 11.0 -6.5 7.1 -4.0
England & Wales 6.5 0.4 1.6 0.9 4.0 0.6 51.0 105 35.1 39 7.0 -7.0 9.4 -2.5
England N 6.0 0.6 1.2 1.0 3.6 0.8 43.3 95 43.9 49 7.5 -6.8 9.4 -4.0
England S 6.8 0.3 1.8 0.9 4.3 0.6 53.0 103 22.7 30 6.3 -6.8 9.0 -2.4
Scotland N 6.2 1.6 0.8 1.3 3.5 1.5 35.0 126 121.8 72 13.7 -5.8 10.6 -3.9
Scotland E 5.5 1.3 0.0 1.1 2.7 1.2 33.9 83 65.6 56 10.1 -5.7 11.4 -4.9
Scotland W 6.2 1.0 1.2 0.9 3.7 1.0 33.8 89 140.7 79 12.7 -5.8 9.3 -3.5
England E & NE 6.1 0.7 1.2 1.1 3.6 0.9 44.1 90 29.1 42 6.7 -6.3 8.9 -4.5
England NW & Wales N 6.2 0.5 1.2 0.6 3.7 0.6 51.4 120 70.3 55 8.7 -7.6 10.9 -1.5
Midlands 6.3 0.4 1.5 1.1 3.9 0.7 45.4 95 22.2 31 6.3 -7.0 9.0 -3.5
East Anglia 6.6 0.4 1.8 1.2 4.2 0.8 50.0 95 15.6 30 5.7 -5.9 8.7 -3.3
England SW & Wales S 7.0 0.2 1.9 0.4 4.5 0.3 62.1 127 49.9 37 8.1 -8.4 9.9 -0.2
England SE & Central S 7.0 0.3 1.9 0.9 4.4 0.6 53.3 101 23.4 30 6.7 -6.2 9.3 -2.3

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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