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Regional values - Winter 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 6.6 0.2 1.1 0.1 3.8 0.2 160.0 108 206.5 62 30.9 -12.4 30.8 -2.0
England 6.8 -0.2 1.2 -0.1 4.0 -0.2 177.8 109 144.2 61 25.6 -11.3 30.3 -0.4
Wales 6.7 -0.1 1.5 -0.1 4.1 -0.1 166.5 112 259.8 58 31.5 -16.4 30.9 1.8
Scotland 6.1 0.8 0.6 0.6 3.4 0.7 128.3 103 294.5 63 38.9 -12.8 33.2 -5.4
N Ireland 7.8 0.7 1.9 0.5 4.9 0.6 161.5 117 210.2 65 34.4 -14.3 23.0 -3.8
England & Wales 6.8 -0.2 1.3 -0.1 4.0 -0.1 176.3 109 160.2 61 26.5 -12.0 30.4 -0.1
England N 6.4 0.2 1.0 0.2 3.7 0.2 168.4 112 162.3 62 30.1 -9.0 30.3 -4.2
England S 7.0 -0.4 1.4 -0.3 4.2 -0.3 182.8 107 134.7 61 23.3 -12.4 30.3 1.6
Scotland N 6.2 1.0 0.8 0.8 3.4 0.9 116.6 109 323.4 62 42.7 -14.1 33.1 -5.9
Scotland E 5.6 0.7 0.0 0.5 2.8 0.6 127.5 91 209.0 63 35.3 -8.4 36.5 -7.1
Scotland W 6.5 0.7 1.1 0.4 3.8 0.5 144.7 112 346.8 65 37.6 -15.6 30.1 -2.8
England E & NE 6.4 0.2 1.0 0.3 3.7 0.2 166.6 104 124.2 62 28.5 -6.7 28.7 -5.8
England NW & Wales N 6.5 0.1 1.3 0.1 3.9 0.1 170.7 119 237.0 62 32.6 -12.8 31.1 -1.0
Midlands 6.6 -0.2 1.1 0.0 3.8 -0.1 173.0 111 119.8 56 23.8 -12.6 31.9 -0.4
East Anglia 6.8 -0.3 1.4 0.0 4.1 -0.2 181.0 104 85.4 58 21.3 -9.7 28.2 -1.1
England SW & Wales S 7.1 -0.5 1.6 -0.5 4.4 -0.5 180.0 110 236.8 60 28.7 -17.1 29.3 4.0
England SE & Central S 7.1 -0.5 1.2 -0.5 4.2 -0.5 189.4 107 150.4 68 23.8 -10.9 32.3 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 6.6 0.6 1.1 0.5 3.8 0.6 160.0 108 206.5 67 30.9 -11.1 30.8 -5.2
England 6.8 0.3 1.2 0.3 4.0 0.3 177.8 111 144.2 64 25.6 -10.7 30.3 -3.7
Wales 6.7 0.3 1.5 0.3 4.1 0.3 166.5 110 259.8 62 31.5 -15.1 30.9 -1.6
Scotland 6.1 1.2 0.6 0.9 3.4 1.0 128.3 100 294.5 71 38.9 -10.5 33.2 -8.1
N Ireland 7.8 1.0 1.9 0.8 4.9 0.9 161.5 113 210.2 69 34.4 -12.7 23.0 -7.0
England & Wales 6.8 0.3 1.3 0.3 4.0 0.3 176.3 111 160.2 64 26.5 -11.3 30.4 -3.4
England N 6.4 0.6 1.0 0.6 3.7 0.6 168.4 113 162.3 66 30.1 -8.4 30.3 -7.4
England S 7.0 0.1 1.4 0.1 4.2 0.1 182.8 110 134.7 64 23.3 -12.0 30.3 -1.8
Scotland N 6.2 1.3 0.8 1.1 3.4 1.2 116.6 103 323.4 70 42.7 -11.4 33.1 -8.4
Scotland E 5.6 1.1 0.0 0.8 2.8 0.9 127.5 90 209.0 68 35.3 -7.4 36.5 -9.7
Scotland W 6.5 1.0 1.1 0.7 3.8 0.9 144.7 106 346.8 73 37.6 -12.5 30.1 -5.8
England E & NE 6.4 0.6 1.0 0.7 3.7 0.7 166.6 106 124.2 65 28.5 -6.7 28.7 -9.0
England NW & Wales N 6.5 0.5 1.3 0.5 3.9 0.5 170.7 117 237.0 67 32.6 -11.2 31.1 -4.3
Midlands 6.6 0.3 1.1 0.4 3.8 0.4 173.0 113 119.8 59 23.8 -11.9 31.9 -3.8
East Anglia 6.8 0.2 1.4 0.4 4.1 0.3 181.0 108 85.4 59 21.3 -9.8 28.2 -4.7
England SW & Wales S 7.1 0.0 1.6 -0.1 4.4 -0.1 180.0 110 236.8 63 28.7 -15.9 29.3 0.8
England SE & Central S 7.1 0.0 1.2 0.0 4.2 0.0 189.4 110 150.4 71 23.8 -10.4 32.3 -0.3

Last updated: 1041 on 5 Feb 09.




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