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Regional values - Summer 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 20.5 2.1 11.1 1.3 15.8 1.7 601.5 118 188.3 83 28.6 -4.3 0.0 -0.1
England 22.0 2.3 12.0 1.4 17.0 1.8 676.4 121 154.2 84 24.7 -3.0 0.0 0.0
Wales 20.3 2.0 11.4 1.3 15.8 1.7 621.2 118 187.7 69 28.3 -5.5 0.0 -0.1
Scotland 18.1 1.9 9.8 1.2 13.9 1.6 488.0 111 243.7 86 34.2 -5.8 0.1 -0.2
N Ireland 19.6 1.9 10.8 1.1 15.2 1.5 509.8 117 196.2 83 33.5 -5.8 0.0 -0.1
England & Wales 21.8 2.3 11.9 1.4 16.8 1.8 668.8 121 158.9 81 25.2 -3.3 0.0 -0.1
England N 20.9 2.4 11.3 1.3 16.1 1.8 620.6 121 180.2 85 27.3 -4.2 0.0 -0.1
England S 22.7 2.3 12.3 1.4 17.5 1.8 705.9 121 140.5 83 23.4 -2.4 0.0 0.0
Scotland N 17.1 1.7 9.7 1.4 13.3 1.6 413.5 103 263.3 88 38.2 -5.2 0.1 -0.2
Scotland E 18.9 2.2 9.6 1.2 14.2 1.7 537.2 116 185.0 81 27.4 -7.7 0.1 -0.3
Scotland W 18.5 1.8 10.1 1.0 14.3 1.4 536.7 115 280.0 86 36.2 -4.7 0.0 -0.1
England E & NE 21.1 2.4 11.1 1.3 16.1 1.8 638.8 123 156.6 87 25.5 -3.2 0.0 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 20.3 2.2 11.4 1.3 15.8 1.7 597.6 118 210.4 79 29.8 -5.5 0.0 -0.1
Midlands 22.4 2.5 12.0 1.5 17.2 2.0 654.1 121 152.8 85 25.1 -2.7 0.0 -0.1
East Anglia 23.0 2.1 12.4 1.4 17.7 1.7 681.0 117 156.9 104 25.1 0.7 0.0 0.0
England SW & Wales S 21.1 2.0 12.0 1.3 16.5 1.6 688.2 121 155.9 67 24.4 -6.0 0.0 -0.1
England SE & Central S 23.1 2.3 12.5 1.4 17.8 1.8 767.4 126 122.5 77 21.4 -2.4 0.0 0.0

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 20.5 2.5 11.1 1.5 15.8 2.0 601.5 120 188.3 80 28.6 -4.8 0.0 -0.1
England 22.0 2.7 12.0 1.6 17.0 2.1 676.4 124 154.2 81 24.7 -3.5 0.0 -0.1
Wales 20.3 2.4 11.4 1.5 15.8 1.9 621.2 120 187.7 68 28.3 -5.8 0.0 -0.1
Scotland 18.1 2.2 9.8 1.4 13.9 1.8 488.0 112 243.7 82 34.2 -6.4 0.1 -0.2
N Ireland 19.6 2.1 10.8 1.3 15.2 1.8 509.8 117 196.2 82 33.5 -6.0 0.0 -0.1
England & Wales 21.8 2.6 11.9 1.6 16.8 2.1 668.8 124 158.9 78 25.2 -3.8 0.0 -0.1
England N 20.9 2.7 11.3 1.5 16.1 2.1 620.6 124 180.2 81 27.3 -4.7 0.0 -0.1
England S 22.7 2.7 12.3 1.7 17.5 2.2 705.9 124 140.5 81 23.4 -2.8 0.0 0.0
Scotland N 17.1 2.0 9.7 1.6 13.3 1.8 413.5 103 263.3 84 38.2 -5.7 0.1 -0.2
Scotland E 18.9 2.5 9.6 1.4 14.2 2.0 537.2 118 185.0 76 27.4 -8.3 0.1 -0.3
Scotland W 18.5 2.1 10.1 1.2 14.3 1.7 536.7 116 280.0 83 36.2 -5.1 0.0 -0.2
England E & NE 21.1 2.7 11.1 1.5 16.1 2.1 638.8 126 156.6 83 25.5 -3.8 0.0 -0.1
England NW & Wales N 20.3 2.5 11.4 1.5 15.8 2.0 597.6 120 210.4 75 29.8 -5.8 0.0 -0.1
Midlands 22.4 2.9 12.0 1.8 17.2 2.3 654.1 124 152.8 82 25.1 -3.2 0.0 -0.1
East Anglia 23.0 2.5 12.4 1.7 17.7 2.1 681.0 120 156.9 101 25.1 0.2 0.0 0.0
England SW & Wales S 21.1 2.4 12.0 1.5 16.5 1.9 688.2 123 155.9 66 24.4 -6.3 0.0 -0.1
England SE & Central S 23.1 2.7 12.5 1.7 17.8 2.2 767.4 129 122.5 75 21.4 -2.9 0.0 0.0

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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