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Regional values - October 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 14.9 2.4 8.5 2.5 11.7 2.4 86.6 95 143.8 123 17.1 2.8 0.1 -1.5
England 16.1 2.5 9.4 2.9 12.8 2.7 96.1 95 106.5 127 14.8 3.0 0.0 -1.4
Wales 14.9 2.1 9.0 2.5 11.9 2.3 92.3 101 188.7 123 19.3 3.5 0.0 -1.4
Scotland 13.0 2.1 6.8 1.9 9.9 2.0 69.1 91 196.9 121 20.4 2.7 0.4 -1.9
N Ireland 14.7 2.2 8.2 2.1 11.5 2.2 87.1 100 125.4 109 17.0 0.6 0.0 -1.1
England & Wales 15.9 2.5 9.4 2.8 12.6 2.6 95.6 95 117.8 126 15.5 3.1 0.0 -1.4
England N 15.1 2.5 8.5 2.6 11.8 2.5 87.8 95 112.6 120 16.6 3.7 0.1 -1.7
England S 16.6 2.5 9.9 3.1 13.3 2.8 100.5 94 103.2 132 13.9 2.6 0.0 -1.2
Scotland N 12.4 2.0 6.5 1.7 9.4 1.8 66.0 95 241.5 136 21.8 2.1 0.5 -1.6
Scotland E 13.1 2.3 6.5 2.1 9.8 2.1 69.9 85 149.7 125 18.6 3.7 0.3 -2.6
Scotland W 13.7 2.3 7.7 2.1 10.7 2.2 72.4 93 186.9 99 20.5 2.5 0.1 -1.8
England E & NE 15.4 2.6 8.5 2.6 11.9 2.6 90.4 93 82.9 119 14.5 3.1 0.0 -1.7
England NW & Wales N 14.8 2.4 8.7 2.5 11.8 2.4 89.2 101 167.5 123 20.1 4.8 0.1 -1.6
Midlands 15.8 2.5 9.1 2.8 12.4 2.6 91.8 94 95.4 129 13.8 2.2 0.0 -1.6
East Anglia 17.2 2.8 10.2 3.2 13.6 3.0 113.0 101 66.5 113 11.4 1.9 0.0 -1.1
England SW & Wales S 15.7 2.2 9.8 2.7 12.7 2.4 89.3 91 169.6 128 18.3 3.6 0.0 -1.0
England SE & Central S 17.1 2.6 10.3 3.3 13.7 2.9 108.4 96 118.0 141 14.1 3.1 0.0 -1.3

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 14.9 2.2 8.5 2.3 11.7 2.2 86.6 98 143.8 129 17.1 3.1 0.1 -1.2
England 16.1 2.3 9.4 2.7 12.8 2.5 96.1 98 106.5 138 14.8 3.4 0.0 -1.1
Wales 14.9 1.9 9.0 2.3 11.9 2.1 92.3 104 188.7 130 19.3 3.8 0.0 -1.1
Scotland 13.0 1.9 6.8 1.7 9.9 1.8 69.1 94 196.9 123 20.4 2.9 0.4 -1.5
N Ireland 14.7 2.0 8.2 1.9 11.5 2.0 87.1 106 125.4 109 17.0 0.5 0.0 -0.8
England & Wales 15.9 2.3 9.4 2.7 12.6 2.5 95.6 99 117.8 136 15.5 3.5 0.0 -1.1
England N 15.1 2.3 8.5 2.4 11.8 2.3 87.8 97 112.6 126 16.6 4.0 0.1 -1.3
England S 16.6 2.3 9.9 2.9 13.3 2.6 100.5 99 103.2 146 13.9 3.1 0.0 -1.0
Scotland N 12.4 1.7 6.5 1.5 9.4 1.6 66.0 98 241.5 136 21.8 2.3 0.5 -1.2
Scotland E 13.1 2.0 6.5 1.9 9.8 1.9 69.9 88 149.7 132 18.6 4.0 0.3 -2.1
Scotland W 13.7 2.1 7.7 1.8 10.7 2.0 72.4 95 186.9 100 20.5 2.5 0.1 -1.3
England E & NE 15.4 2.4 8.5 2.5 11.9 2.4 90.4 96 82.9 128 14.5 3.5 0.0 -1.3
England NW & Wales N 14.8 2.1 8.7 2.2 11.8 2.2 89.2 102 167.5 126 20.1 5.0 0.1 -1.2
Midlands 15.8 2.3 9.1 2.7 12.4 2.5 91.8 98 95.4 141 13.8 2.6 0.0 -1.2
East Anglia 17.2 2.5 10.2 3.1 13.6 2.8 113.0 105 66.5 126 11.4 2.3 0.0 -0.8
England SW & Wales S 15.7 2.0 9.8 2.5 12.7 2.3 89.3 95 169.6 138 18.3 4.0 0.0 -0.8
England SE & Central S 17.1 2.4 10.3 3.1 13.7 2.8 108.4 100 118.0 157 14.1 3.7 0.0 -1.0

Last updated: 1042 on 5 Feb 09.




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