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Regional values - August 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 18.4 -0.5 11.8 1.3 15.1 0.4 105.5 63 135.8 160 18.0 6.6 0.0 -0.0
England 19.7 -0.8 12.6 1.4 16.1 0.3 115.9 63 104.3 156 16.6 7.2 0.0 -0.0
Wales 17.8 -1.1 12.0 1.3 14.8 0.1 96.1 56 197.2 186 19.7 7.6 0.0 -0.0
Scotland 16.5 -0.1 10.4 1.2 13.5 0.6 96.9 69 159.4 148 19.1 5.1 0.0 -0.0
N Ireland 17.8 -0.3 11.5 1.3 14.6 0.5 69.8 50 204.7 225 21.7 7.8 0.0 -0.0
England & Wales 19.4 -0.8 12.5 1.3 16.0 0.3 113.2 62 117.1 162 17.0 7.2 0.0 -0.0
England N 18.8 -0.3 12.3 1.7 15.5 0.6 103.0 62 125.9 160 17.6 6.7 0.0 -0.0
England S 20.2 -1.0 12.8 1.2 16.5 0.1 122.8 63 92.8 153 16.1 7.5 0.0 -0.0
Scotland N 16.0 0.2 9.9 0.9 13.0 0.6 108.9 86 131.2 117 17.7 2.6 0.0 -0.1
Scotland E 16.8 -0.3 10.4 1.4 13.6 0.6 89.8 61 161.6 194 18.3 6.2 0.0 -0.1
Scotland W 16.9 -0.2 11.1 1.3 14.0 0.6 87.8 60 195.5 153 22.0 7.4 0.0 -0.0
England E & NE 19.4 -0.1 12.1 1.6 15.8 0.8 111.2 65 108.0 165 16.2 6.5 0.0 -0.0
England NW & Wales N 17.9 -0.6 12.3 1.5 15.1 0.4 94.0 58 158.9 156 20.1 7.6 0.0 -0.0
Midlands 19.7 -0.8 12.5 1.5 16.1 0.3 113.5 63 97.8 150 16.5 7.1 0.0 -0.0
East Anglia 21.6 -0.3 13.0 1.2 17.2 0.4 133.3 68 87.0 173 13.5 5.9 0.0 -0.0
England SW & Wales S 18.3 -1.4 12.3 1.0 15.3 -0.2 103.9 56 165.5 185 19.1 8.2 0.0 -0.0
England SE & Central S 20.2 -1.4 13.0 1.2 16.6 -0.1 130.3 64 74.7 133 15.7 7.9 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 18.5 0.1 11.8 1.6 15.1 0.9 105.0 66 133.6 147 17.6 5.6 0.0 -0.0
England 19.8 -0.0 12.6 1.7 16.2 0.8 116.0 67 106.0 148 16.3 6.3 0.0 -0.0
Wales 17.8 -0.5 12.1 1.7 14.9 0.6 92.5 56 188.5 171 19.9 7.3 0.0 -0.0
Scotland 16.6 0.5 10.4 1.6 13.5 1.0 96.0 71 152.6 131 18.5 3.9 0.0 -0.1
N Ireland 17.8 0.1 11.5 1.6 14.6 0.8 70.7 52 201.4 211 20.7 6.3 0.0 -0.0
England & Wales 19.5 -0.1 12.5 1.7 16.0 0.8 112.8 66 117.4 153 16.8 6.4 0.0 -0.0
England N 18.9 0.4 12.1 1.8 15.5 1.1 103.9 66 127.9 148 17.3 5.7 0.0 -0.0
England S 20.2 -0.3 12.8 1.6 16.5 0.7 122.4 67 94.3 149 15.8 6.6 0.0 -0.0
Scotland N 16.2 0.8 10.0 1.3 13.1 1.1 108.3 87 121.2 100 16.8 1.1 0.0 -0.1
Scotland E 16.9 0.2 10.4 1.8 13.6 1.0 87.7 62 158.4 169 17.8 4.9 0.0 -0.1
Scotland W 17.0 0.4 11.1 1.7 14.0 1.0 87.7 62 189.1 139 21.6 6.5 0.0 -0.0
England E & NE 19.5 0.7 12.1 1.8 15.8 1.3 110.4 68 111.0 154 16.3 5.8 0.0 -0.0
England NW & Wales N 18.0 -0.1 12.2 1.7 15.0 0.8 93.2 60 152.8 139 19.4 6.3 0.0 -0.0
Midlands 19.8 -0.0 12.5 1.8 16.2 0.9 116.6 69 102.6 147 15.9 5.8 0.0 -0.0
East Anglia 21.5 0.4 13.1 1.7 17.3 1.1 132.3 72 80.6 152 13.9 5.4 0.0 -0.0
England SW & Wales S 18.4 -0.7 12.4 1.4 15.4 0.3 101.2 57 167.1 182 19.6 8.2 0.0 -0.0
England SE & Central S 20.3 -0.6 13.0 1.6 16.7 0.5 128.1 67 75.1 127 15.2 6.6 0.0 -0.0

Last updated: 1043 on 5 Feb 09.




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