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Regional values - April 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 11.1 0.2 3.1 0.0 7.1 0.1 155.3 110 76.2 109 14.9 3.5 5.9 0.9
England 12.0 0.3 3.6 0.0 7.8 0.1 153.0 105 64.4 113 13.8 3.7 5.2 1.1
Wales 11.0 0.0 3.6 0.2 7.2 0.1 160.0 106 90.2 105 16.8 5.1 5.8 1.1
Scotland 9.5 0.2 2.0 -0.1 5.7 0.1 154.2 118 97.5 113 16.5 3.5 7.5 0.7
N Ireland 11.7 0.6 3.4 0.1 7.5 0.3 174.4 123 47.2 67 12.5 0.1 3.8 -0.3
England & Wales 11.8 0.2 3.6 0.0 7.7 0.1 153.9 105 68.0 112 14.2 3.9 5.3 1.1
England N 10.8 0.0 3.1 0.0 6.9 0.0 127.7 95 77.5 124 15.5 5.0 5.6 0.7
England S 12.6 0.4 3.8 0.0 8.2 0.2 166.3 109 57.5 107 12.9 3.1 5.0 1.4
Scotland N 9.0 0.2 1.7 -0.2 5.4 0.0 159.9 130 108.0 114 17.0 2.4 7.7 0.6
Scotland E 9.4 0.1 1.7 -0.1 5.5 -0.0 146.6 111 95.0 137 16.6 5.1 8.3 0.6
Scotland W 10.3 0.3 2.7 0.1 6.5 0.2 154.1 111 85.9 92 15.9 3.2 6.3 0.9
England E & NE 11.0 0.2 3.0 -0.1 7.0 0.0 131.9 98 77.3 141 14.8 4.7 6.0 1.2
England NW & Wales N 10.7 -0.1 3.5 0.2 7.1 0.0 135.8 96 84.7 112 16.6 5.1 5.1 0.2
Midlands 11.8 0.1 3.4 0.0 7.6 0.1 135.4 98 63.0 110 14.4 4.1 5.4 1.0
East Anglia 12.9 0.6 3.8 -0.1 8.3 0.3 164.5 111 45.7 101 11.1 1.7 4.7 1.3
England SW & Wales S 11.9 0.2 3.9 0.1 7.8 0.1 185.7 115 72.2 96 14.7 3.8 5.0 1.4
England SE & Central S 13.0 0.5 4.1 0.1 8.5 0.3 176.2 110 62.4 119 12.9 3.5 5.4 1.7

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 0.4 3.1 0.2 7.1 0.3 155.3 109 76.2 113 14.9 3.4 5.9 0.5
England 12.0 0.5 3.6 0.2 7.8 0.4 153.0 107 64.4 115 13.8 3.4 5.2 0.9
Wales 11.0 0.2 3.6 0.4 7.2 0.3 160.0 107 90.2 106 16.8 4.9 5.8 0.9
Scotland 9.5 0.3 2.0 0.2 5.7 0.3 154.2 112 97.5 121 16.5 3.5 7.5 -0.1
N Ireland 11.7 0.7 3.4 0.4 7.5 0.5 174.4 120 47.2 71 12.5 0.2 3.8 -0.8
England & Wales 11.8 0.5 3.6 0.2 7.7 0.3 153.9 107 68.0 113 14.2 3.6 5.3 0.9
England N 10.8 0.3 3.1 0.2 6.9 0.3 127.7 95 77.5 125 15.5 4.6 5.6 0.4
England S 12.6 0.6 3.8 0.2 8.2 0.4 166.3 113 57.5 109 12.9 2.7 5.0 1.3
Scotland N 9.0 0.3 1.7 0.1 5.4 0.2 159.9 121 108.0 122 17.0 2.5 7.7 -0.3
Scotland E 9.4 0.2 1.7 0.2 5.5 0.2 146.6 107 95.0 145 16.6 5.1 8.3 -0.3
Scotland W 10.3 0.5 2.7 0.3 6.5 0.4 154.1 106 85.9 99 15.9 3.4 6.3 0.3
England E & NE 11.0 0.4 3.0 0.2 7.0 0.3 131.9 99 77.3 144 14.8 4.4 6.0 0.9
England NW & Wales N 10.7 0.1 3.5 0.4 7.1 0.3 135.8 96 84.7 111 16.6 4.9 5.1 -0.1
Midlands 11.8 0.4 3.4 0.2 7.6 0.3 135.4 100 63.0 112 14.4 3.7 5.4 0.8
East Anglia 12.9 0.8 3.8 0.1 8.3 0.5 164.5 115 45.7 100 11.1 1.2 4.7 1.2
England SW & Wales S 11.9 0.4 3.9 0.2 7.8 0.3 185.7 117 72.2 99 14.7 3.6 5.0 1.3
England SE & Central S 13.0 0.7 4.1 0.3 8.5 0.5 176.2 115 62.4 120 12.9 3.1 5.4 1.5

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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