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Regional values - March 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 7.1 -1.4 0.8 -1.1 3.9 -1.3 89.0 92 110.9 116 16.1 1.8 13.1 5.1
England 7.9 -1.4 1.4 -1.0 4.6 -1.2 98.8 97 81.0 122 13.9 1.9 12.1 5.3
Wales 7.4 -1.2 1.4 -1.0 4.4 -1.1 88.7 91 172.7 145 19.3 4.2 11.5 4.5
Scotland 5.4 -1.5 -0.4 -1.3 2.4 -1.5 72.3 81 137.8 99 18.3 1.0 15.7 5.2
N Ireland 8.3 -0.6 1.5 -0.8 4.9 -0.7 90.4 98 142.1 152 18.3 1.9 10.3 4.0
England & Wales 7.8 -1.4 1.4 -1.0 4.6 -1.2 97.4 96 93.6 127 14.7 2.2 12.0 5.2
England N 6.9 -1.5 0.5 -1.3 3.7 -1.4 91.5 96 113.7 145 16.7 3.7 14.4 6.5
England S 8.5 -1.4 1.8 -0.9 5.1 -1.1 102.7 97 63.7 105 12.5 0.9 10.8 4.7
Scotland N 4.9 -1.7 -0.7 -1.5 2.1 -1.6 67.3 80 129.1 83 19.4 0.1 16.2 5.2
Scotland E 4.9 -1.9 -0.7 -1.2 2.1 -1.6 72.6 76 127.6 129 18.3 3.7 17.2 5.3
Scotland W 6.5 -1.0 0.2 -1.3 3.3 -1.1 78.6 91 159.9 101 16.8 -0.7 13.6 5.1
England E & NE 7.0 -1.6 0.6 -1.2 3.8 -1.4 93.0 94 85.9 140 15.6 3.7 14.3 6.4
England NW & Wales N 7.0 -1.3 0.8 -1.4 3.9 -1.3 87.8 95 159.7 147 18.8 4.2 13.2 5.6
Midlands 7.9 -1.4 1.2 -1.0 4.5 -1.2 95.0 96 77.3 125 14.7 2.6 12.6 5.5
East Anglia 8.4 -1.5 1.5 -1.1 5.0 -1.3 113.2 107 37.9 84 9.4 -1.2 12.2 6.2
England SW & Wales S 8.3 -1.1 2.2 -0.7 5.2 -0.9 93.2 89 131.0 129 16.7 2.7 9.1 3.5
England SE & Central S 8.6 -1.5 1.8 -0.9 5.2 -1.2 108.8 98 58.6 98 11.1 0.1 10.9 4.5

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 7.1 -0.9 0.8 -0.6 3.9 -0.7 89.0 88 110.9 120 16.1 2.2 13.1 3.7
England 7.9 -0.9 1.4 -0.4 4.6 -0.6 98.8 94 81.0 121 13.9 2.0 12.1 3.7
Wales 7.4 -0.7 1.4 -0.4 4.4 -0.6 88.7 86 172.7 152 19.3 4.8 11.5 2.7
Scotland 5.4 -1.2 -0.4 -0.9 2.4 -1.1 72.3 78 137.8 107 18.3 1.8 15.7 4.0
N Ireland 8.3 -0.2 1.5 -0.3 4.9 -0.3 90.4 93 142.1 156 18.3 2.5 10.3 2.5
England & Wales 7.8 -0.8 1.4 -0.4 4.6 -0.6 97.4 93 93.6 128 14.7 2.4 12.0 3.6
England N 6.9 -0.9 0.5 -0.7 3.7 -0.8 91.5 93 113.7 149 16.7 4.0 14.4 4.9
England S 8.5 -0.8 1.8 -0.3 5.1 -0.5 102.7 94 63.7 103 12.5 1.0 10.8 3.1
Scotland N 4.9 -1.4 -0.7 -1.1 2.1 -1.3 67.3 75 129.1 89 19.4 1.0 16.2 4.1
Scotland E 4.9 -1.5 -0.7 -0.8 2.1 -1.2 72.6 74 127.6 137 18.3 4.2 17.2 4.1
Scotland W 6.5 -0.6 0.2 -0.8 3.3 -0.7 78.6 85 159.9 112 16.8 0.4 13.6 3.7
England E & NE 7.0 -1.0 0.6 -0.6 3.8 -0.8 93.0 92 85.9 140 15.6 3.8 14.3 4.9
England NW & Wales N 7.0 -0.8 0.8 -0.8 3.9 -0.8 87.8 90 159.7 156 18.8 4.8 13.2 3.9
Midlands 7.9 -0.8 1.2 -0.4 4.5 -0.6 95.0 94 77.3 124 14.7 2.8 12.6 3.7
East Anglia 8.4 -0.9 1.5 -0.4 5.0 -0.6 113.2 106 37.9 83 9.4 -1.2 12.2 4.7
England SW & Wales S 8.3 -0.7 2.2 -0.2 5.2 -0.4 93.2 85 131.0 131 16.7 3.0 9.1 1.9
England SE & Central S 8.6 -0.9 1.8 -0.3 5.2 -0.6 108.8 95 58.6 94 11.1 0.0 10.9 3.1

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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