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Regional values - Spring 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 11.1 -0.1 3.6 0.0 7.3 0.0 432.5 102 291.2 126 44.4 7.9 18.1 3.8
England 12.2 0.0 4.4 0.3 8.3 0.2 433.5 99 224.3 125 38.3 6.3 15.6 3.8
Wales 11.3 0.0 4.3 0.3 7.8 0.1 414.9 95 404.6 142 49.3 11.1 15.6 2.7
Scotland 9.3 -0.3 2.0 -0.5 5.6 -0.4 433.6 110 364.5 120 52.0 9.4 23.7 4.3
N Ireland 11.4 0.0 3.7 0.0 7.5 0.0 440.2 107 328.9 142 50.4 9.0 14.2 2.5
England & Wales 12.0 0.0 4.4 0.3 8.2 0.2 430.9 98 249.2 129 39.8 7.0 15.6 3.6
England N 11.2 0.0 3.6 0.0 7.4 0.0 449.2 109 276.5 138 43.5 9.6 18.6 4.4
England S 12.7 0.0 4.9 0.5 8.8 0.3 425.2 94 196.7 117 35.6 4.6 14.0 3.5
Scotland N 8.7 -0.5 1.8 -0.6 5.2 -0.6 407.9 108 405.8 122 58.1 11.4 24.9 4.6
Scotland E 9.4 -0.2 1.7 -0.5 5.5 -0.4 449.9 112 264.1 110 44.8 7.3 26.4 4.4
Scotland W 10.2 -0.1 2.7 -0.4 6.4 -0.2 450.2 110 415.1 123 51.3 9.1 19.3 3.7
England E & NE 11.3 0.0 3.5 0.0 7.4 0.0 460.1 111 220.8 130 39.3 7.7 18.5 4.7
England NW & Wales N 11.1 -0.1 3.9 0.1 7.5 0.0 427.5 102 372.7 145 49.3 11.8 17.1 3.2
Midlands 12.2 0.0 4.4 0.5 8.3 0.3 421.9 101 225.1 129 41.0 8.7 16.1 3.5
East Anglia 12.9 0.1 4.8 0.4 8.8 0.2 425.6 94 153.3 114 32.4 3.8 15.3 5.2
England SW & Wales S 12.0 0.0 4.9 0.4 8.4 0.2 425.2 92 310.0 125 41.1 5.3 12.7 2.6
England SE & Central S 12.9 0.0 5.0 0.5 9.0 0.2 430.5 91 193.5 118 33.0 3.4 14.1 3.3

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 11.1 0.2 3.6 0.3 7.3 0.3 432.5 103 291.2 126 44.4 7.1 18.1 2.0
England 12.2 0.4 4.4 0.6 8.3 0.5 433.5 100 224.3 123 38.3 5.2 15.6 2.1
Wales 11.3 0.3 4.3 0.7 7.8 0.5 414.9 95 404.6 142 49.3 10.3 15.6 0.7
Scotland 9.3 0.0 2.0 -0.2 5.6 -0.1 433.6 109 364.5 123 52.0 9.2 23.7 2.5
N Ireland 11.4 0.3 3.7 0.3 7.5 0.3 440.2 106 328.9 143 50.4 8.5 14.2 0.6
England & Wales 12.0 0.4 4.4 0.6 8.2 0.5 430.9 99 249.2 127 39.8 5.9 15.6 1.9
England N 11.2 0.3 3.6 0.3 7.4 0.3 449.2 110 276.5 136 43.5 8.6 18.6 2.6
England S 12.7 0.4 4.9 0.8 8.8 0.6 425.2 95 196.7 115 35.6 3.4 14.0 1.9
Scotland N 8.7 -0.3 1.8 -0.3 5.2 -0.3 407.9 107 405.8 126 58.1 11.4 24.9 2.8
Scotland E 9.4 0.1 1.7 -0.2 5.5 -0.1 449.9 113 264.1 112 44.8 6.7 26.4 2.6
Scotland W 10.2 0.2 2.7 -0.1 6.4 0.0 450.2 108 415.1 128 51.3 9.1 19.3 1.9
England E & NE 11.3 0.4 3.5 0.3 7.4 0.4 460.1 111 220.8 128 39.3 6.5 18.5 3.0
England NW & Wales N 11.1 0.3 3.9 0.4 7.5 0.3 427.5 102 372.7 144 49.3 11.1 17.1 1.2
Midlands 12.2 0.4 4.4 0.8 8.3 0.6 421.9 102 225.1 126 41.0 7.4 16.1 1.7
East Anglia 12.9 0.5 4.8 0.7 8.8 0.6 425.6 96 153.3 111 32.4 2.4 15.3 3.8
England SW & Wales S 12.0 0.3 4.9 0.7 8.4 0.5 425.2 92 310.0 124 41.1 4.5 12.7 0.8
England SE & Central S 12.9 0.3 5.0 0.8 9.0 0.6 430.5 92 193.5 114 33.0 2.0 14.1 1.7

Last updated: 1044 on 5 Feb 09.




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