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Regional values - May 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 15.0 0.6 6.5 0.9 10.7 0.7 179.5 97 112.5 170 16.2 5.3 0.7 -0.7
England 16.2 0.8 7.6 1.3 11.9 1.1 174.8 92 100.9 180 14.9 5.2 0.2 -0.7
Wales 15.0 0.5 7.1 1.1 11.0 0.8 162.3 86 164.1 203 18.1 6.6 0.3 -1.0
Scotland 13.2 0.4 4.6 0.0 8.8 0.2 190.3 109 117.8 149 17.7 5.5 1.7 -0.5
N Ireland 14.5 0.3 6.4 0.8 10.4 0.6 186.1 105 113.8 167 16.4 3.9 0.5 -0.7
England & Wales 16.0 0.7 7.5 1.3 11.8 1.0 173.1 91 109.6 185 15.4 5.4 0.2 -0.8
England N 15.3 0.9 6.6 1.0 10.9 0.9 188.0 104 107.6 178 15.2 5.0 0.4 -0.9
England S 16.6 0.7 8.1 1.5 12.4 1.1 167.8 86 97.3 182 14.8 5.3 0.1 -0.6
Scotland N 12.5 0.3 4.3 -0.0 8.3 0.1 183.4 108 122.3 151 18.6 5.8 2.1 -0.1
Scotland E 13.4 0.6 4.2 -0.1 8.7 0.3 191.1 111 92.3 129 16.6 5.1 1.9 -0.6
Scotland W 13.9 0.4 5.4 0.3 9.6 0.4 198.3 107 139.1 164 17.8 5.7 0.8 -0.9
England E & NE 15.3 1.1 6.5 1.0 10.9 1.0 195.8 108 96.2 178 14.2 4.5 0.4 -0.8
England NW & Wales N 15.1 0.6 6.9 1.0 11.0 0.8 171.3 91 133.4 182 16.8 5.5 0.3 -1.0
Midlands 16.4 0.9 7.7 1.6 12.0 1.2 174.4 95 104.4 187 16.2 6.3 0.2 -0.9
East Anglia 17.2 1.1 8.3 1.6 12.7 1.3 159.7 81 81.2 181 14.8 6.2 0.1 -0.6
England SW & Wales S 15.3 0.3 7.7 1.1 11.5 0.7 166.5 85 137.0 191 15.5 4.8 0.2 -0.7
England SE & Central S 16.9 0.6 8.4 1.5 12.6 1.0 168.5 84 96.0 184 13.8 4.5 0.2 -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 15.0 0.9 6.5 1.0 10.7 1.0 179.5 100 112.5 158 16.2 4.3 0.7 -0.5
England 16.2 1.1 7.6 1.5 11.9 1.3 174.8 94 100.9 169 14.9 4.2 0.2 -0.6
Wales 15.0 0.8 7.1 1.3 11.0 1.1 162.3 88 164.1 189 18.1 5.4 0.3 -0.9
Scotland 13.2 0.7 4.6 0.2 8.8 0.4 190.3 115 117.8 137 17.7 4.4 1.7 -0.3
N Ireland 14.5 0.6 6.4 0.9 10.4 0.8 186.1 108 113.8 156 16.4 2.7 0.5 -0.6
England & Wales 16.0 1.0 7.5 1.4 11.8 1.2 173.1 93 109.6 173 15.4 4.3 0.2 -0.7
England N 15.3 1.2 6.6 1.1 10.9 1.1 188.0 106 107.6 166 15.2 3.9 0.4 -0.8
England S 16.6 1.0 8.1 1.7 12.4 1.4 167.8 88 97.3 171 14.8 4.3 0.1 -0.6
Scotland N 12.5 0.6 4.3 0.1 8.3 0.3 183.4 115 122.3 139 18.6 4.8 2.1 0.1
Scotland E 13.4 0.9 4.2 0.0 8.7 0.5 191.1 117 92.3 119 16.6 4.0 1.9 -0.3
Scotland W 13.9 0.7 5.4 0.4 9.6 0.6 198.3 111 139.1 149 17.8 4.4 0.8 -0.7
England E & NE 15.3 1.3 6.5 1.1 10.9 1.2 195.8 110 96.2 169 14.2 3.6 0.4 -0.7
England NW & Wales N 15.1 1.0 6.9 1.1 11.0 1.1 171.3 94 133.4 168 16.8 4.4 0.3 -0.9
Midlands 16.4 1.2 7.7 1.7 12.0 1.4 174.4 98 104.4 174 16.2 5.2 0.2 -0.8
East Anglia 17.2 1.3 8.3 1.7 12.7 1.5 159.7 82 81.2 173 14.8 5.2 0.1 -0.4
England SW & Wales S 15.3 0.6 7.7 1.3 11.5 1.0 166.5 87 137.0 179 15.5 3.8 0.2 -0.6
England SE & Central S 16.9 0.9 8.4 1.7 12.6 1.3 168.5 85 96.0 172 13.8 3.6 0.2 -0.5

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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