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Regional values - Annual 2008

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 12.7 0.5 5.5 0.4 9.1 0.5 1388.8 103 1295.0 115 168.7 14.3 52.8 -2.8
England 13.6 0.5 6.1 0.4 9.8 0.5 1507.8 103 982.1 117 144.5 13.3 45.7 -4.2
Wales 12.7 0.4 5.9 0.4 9.3 0.4 1379.0 99 1663.9 116 185.4 19.9 47.0 -2.0
Scotland 11.1 0.6 4.3 0.3 7.7 0.5 1213.6 102 1720.0 113 200.8 14.9 68.3 -0.6
N Ireland 12.7 0.5 5.4 0.2 9.1 0.4 1271.6 103 1270.7 114 189.7 12.7 41.1 -4.0
England & Wales 13.5 0.5 6.1 0.4 9.8 0.5 1490.0 103 1076.2 117 150.1 14.2 45.9 -3.9
England N 12.7 0.5 5.5 0.5 9.1 0.5 1397.2 104 1166.1 123 161.6 19.3 53.1 -4.3
England S 14.1 0.5 6.4 0.4 10.2 0.4 1566.2 103 884.8 113 135.4 10.1 41.8 -4.1
Scotland N 10.6 0.6 4.1 0.3 7.4 0.5 1178.2 108 1847.3 110 214.2 9.7 68.1 -1.7
Scotland E 11.1 0.6 3.9 0.3 7.5 0.5 1254.2 100 1314.5 116 175.7 16.3 79.6 0.8
Scotland W 11.7 0.6 5.0 0.4 8.3 0.5 1215.9 97 1982.8 114 209.3 20.6 56.9 -0.6
England E & NE 12.9 0.6 5.5 0.5 9.2 0.6 1467.4 106 951.5 126 147.2 18.1 54.3 -2.8
England NW & Wales N 12.5 0.5 5.8 0.4 9.1 0.5 1322.0 99 1549.3 120 184.3 21.4 50.1 -4.0
Midlands 13.5 0.5 5.9 0.5 9.7 0.5 1456.3 103 937.4 119 143.1 12.9 48.2 -4.6
East Anglia 14.4 0.6 6.4 0.4 10.4 0.5 1571.4 102 684.9 113 121.9 9.1 43.1 -2.8
England SW & Wales S 13.4 0.3 6.5 0.4 9.9 0.3 1514.4 101 1401.2 112 169.3 14.9 36.6 -4.5
England SE & Central S 14.5 0.5 6.5 0.4 10.5 0.4 1647.1 103 851.1 110 127.5 7.5 43.7 -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 12.7 0.8 5.5 0.6 9.1 0.7 1388.8 104 1295.0 118 168.7 14.6 52.8 -8.1
England 13.6 0.8 6.1 0.7 9.8 0.8 1507.8 105 982.1 119 144.5 12.8 45.7 -9.4
Wales 12.7 0.7 5.9 0.7 9.3 0.7 1379.0 100 1663.9 119 185.4 20.8 47.0 -7.7
Scotland 11.1 0.8 4.3 0.6 7.7 0.7 1213.6 103 1720.0 117 200.8 16.4 68.3 -5.5
N Ireland 12.7 0.8 5.4 0.5 9.1 0.6 1271.6 103 1270.7 116 189.7 13.4 41.1 -9.8
England & Wales 13.5 0.8 6.1 0.7 9.8 0.8 1490.0 104 1076.2 119 150.1 13.9 45.9 -9.2
England N 12.7 0.9 5.5 0.7 9.1 0.8 1397.2 105 1166.1 124 161.6 18.7 53.1 -9.5
England S 14.1 0.8 6.4 0.7 10.2 0.7 1566.2 105 884.8 115 135.4 9.6 41.8 -9.3
Scotland N 10.6 0.9 4.1 0.5 7.4 0.7 1178.2 108 1847.3 115 214.2 11.8 68.1 -6.5
Scotland E 11.1 0.8 3.9 0.6 7.5 0.7 1254.2 101 1314.5 118 175.7 16.2 79.6 -4.0
Scotland W 11.7 0.8 5.0 0.6 8.3 0.8 1215.9 97 1982.8 119 209.3 23.0 56.9 -5.9
England E & NE 12.9 0.9 5.5 0.8 9.2 0.8 1467.4 108 951.5 126 147.2 16.6 54.3 -7.9
England NW & Wales N 12.5 0.8 5.8 0.7 9.1 0.7 1322.0 100 1549.3 121 184.3 22.4 50.1 -9.7
Midlands 13.5 0.8 5.9 0.7 9.7 0.8 1456.3 106 937.4 121 143.1 12.4 48.2 -10.0
East Anglia 14.4 0.9 6.4 0.7 10.4 0.8 1571.4 105 684.9 114 121.9 7.5 43.1 -8.0
England SW & Wales S 13.4 0.6 6.5 0.6 9.9 0.6 1514.4 102 1401.2 116 169.3 15.8 36.6 -9.7
England SE & Central S 14.5 0.8 6.5 0.7 10.5 0.8 1647.1 106 851.1 111 127.5 7.0 43.7 -8.6

Last updated: 1400 on 24 Aug 09.




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