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Regional values - May 2007

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 14.8 0.5 6.5 0.9 10.7 0.7 175.1 95 114.1 172 15.2 4.4 0.7 -0.7
England 16.0 0.6 7.5 1.2 11.7 0.9 164.1 86 107.1 192 14.0 4.3 0.2 -0.8
Wales 15.1 0.6 6.9 1.0 11.0 0.8 185.8 98 128.9 160 15.7 4.2 0.6 -0.7
Scotland 12.8 0.1 4.8 0.3 8.8 0.2 181.2 103 129.7 164 17.3 5.1 1.4 -0.7
N Ireland 15.3 1.1 6.1 0.5 10.7 0.8 225.3 128 71.5 105 14.0 1.4 0.6 -0.6
England & Wales 15.9 0.6 7.5 1.2 11.6 0.9 167.1 88 110.1 186 14.3 4.3 0.2 -0.7
England N 14.8 0.4 6.7 1.1 10.8 0.8 164.0 90 83.9 139 13.2 2.9 0.3 -1.0
England S 16.6 0.7 8.0 1.3 12.3 1.0 164.2 84 119.4 223 14.5 5.0 0.1 -0.6
Scotland N 12.1 -0.1 4.4 0.0 8.2 -0.0 176.7 104 157.4 195 18.8 6.0 2.0 -0.2
Scotland E 13.0 0.2 4.7 0.4 8.8 0.3 177.6 103 101.2 141 15.1 3.6 1.6 -0.9
Scotland W 13.7 0.2 5.6 0.5 9.6 0.4 190.5 103 122.8 145 17.5 5.4 0.5 -1.2
England E & NE 14.9 0.6 6.6 1.1 10.8 0.8 160.1 88 77.1 143 12.5 2.8 0.3 -0.9
England NW & Wales N 14.9 0.4 6.9 1.0 10.8 0.7 177.6 95 102.7 140 15.0 3.7 0.5 -0.9
Midlands 15.9 0.4 7.3 1.2 11.6 0.8 155.5 85 112.5 202 14.2 4.2 0.2 -0.8
East Anglia 16.8 0.7 8.2 1.5 12.5 1.1 138.7 70 118.0 263 13.7 5.2 0.0 -0.6
England SW & Wales S 15.9 0.9 7.7 1.1 11.8 1.0 189.4 97 138.1 192 15.5 4.8 0.4 -0.5
England SE & Central S 17.1 0.8 8.4 1.5 12.7 1.1 179.0 89 103.8 199 14.4 5.1 0.1 -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 14.8 0.8 6.5 1.0 10.7 0.9 175.1 98 114.1 160 15.2 3.3 0.7 -0.6
England 16.0 0.9 7.5 1.4 11.7 1.1 164.1 88 107.1 179 14.0 3.3 0.2 -0.7
Wales 15.1 1.0 6.9 1.1 11.0 1.1 185.8 101 128.9 149 15.7 3.1 0.6 -0.6
Scotland 12.8 0.4 4.8 0.4 8.8 0.4 181.2 109 129.7 150 17.3 4.0 1.4 -0.5
N Ireland 15.3 1.4 6.1 0.6 10.7 1.0 225.3 130 71.5 98 14.0 0.2 0.6 -0.5
England & Wales 15.9 0.9 7.5 1.4 11.6 1.1 167.1 90 110.1 174 14.3 3.3 0.2 -0.7
England N 14.8 0.7 6.7 1.2 10.8 1.0 164.0 92 83.9 129 13.2 1.9 0.3 -0.8
England S 16.6 1.0 8.0 1.5 12.3 1.2 164.2 86 119.4 209 14.5 4.0 0.1 -0.6
Scotland N 12.1 0.2 4.4 0.1 8.2 0.1 176.7 111 157.4 179 18.8 5.0 2.0 0.0
Scotland E 13.0 0.5 4.7 0.5 8.8 0.5 177.6 108 101.2 130 15.1 2.6 1.6 -0.6
Scotland W 13.7 0.5 5.6 0.6 9.6 0.6 190.5 107 122.8 131 17.5 4.1 0.5 -1.1
England E & NE 14.9 0.8 6.6 1.2 10.8 1.0 160.1 90 77.1 135 12.5 1.8 0.3 -0.8
England NW & Wales N 14.9 0.7 6.9 1.1 10.8 0.9 177.6 98 102.7 129 15.0 2.6 0.5 -0.8
Midlands 15.9 0.7 7.3 1.3 11.6 1.0 155.5 87 112.5 187 14.2 3.1 0.2 -0.8
East Anglia 16.8 0.9 8.2 1.6 12.5 1.3 138.7 71 118.0 251 13.7 4.2 0.0 -0.5
England SW & Wales S 15.9 1.2 7.7 1.3 11.8 1.3 189.4 99 138.1 180 15.5 3.8 0.4 -0.5
England SE & Central S 17.1 1.1 8.4 1.7 12.7 1.4 179.0 90 103.8 186 14.4 4.2 0.1 -0.6

Last updated: 1042 on 5 Feb 09.




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