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Regional values - February 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 8.9 2.6 1.0 0.3 4.9 1.4 102.8 158 82.3 95 9.9 -2.5 10.3 -0.7
England 9.5 2.6 1.0 0.0 5.3 1.3 119.6 176 37.7 63 6.6 -3.8 10.9 0.4
Wales 9.2 2.7 1.1 0.0 5.2 1.3 109.1 168 80.5 71 9.1 -4.3 10.1 0.1
Scotland 7.7 2.5 0.7 0.8 4.2 1.6 76.3 126 160.6 130 15.0 0.1 10.0 -2.8
N Ireland 9.3 2.2 1.7 0.5 5.5 1.3 84.7 138 60.7 70 12.4 -1.7 7.9 -1.0
England & Wales 9.5 2.6 1.0 0.0 5.2 1.3 118.2 175 43.6 65 7.0 -3.9 10.8 0.4
England N 8.8 2.7 0.7 0.1 4.7 1.4 112.9 177 51.5 77 8.2 -2.7 10.9 -0.6
England S 9.9 2.6 1.2 0.0 5.5 1.3 123.2 176 30.4 54 5.8 -4.4 10.9 1.0
Scotland N 7.5 2.4 0.6 0.8 4.0 1.6 71.1 123 206.7 147 16.8 0.6 9.2 -3.7
Scotland E 7.6 2.7 0.1 0.8 3.8 1.7 86.1 133 87.1 100 11.4 -1.0 12.1 -2.2
Scotland W 8.0 2.4 1.4 0.9 4.7 1.6 73.0 121 176.8 126 16.2 0.8 8.7 -2.1
England E & NE 8.8 2.5 0.6 0.1 4.7 1.3 114.2 170 33.3 65 6.7 -3.1 11.6 0.1
England NW & Wales N 9.2 2.9 1.0 0.1 5.1 1.5 109.4 174 80.8 83 10.2 -2.5 10.2 -0.6
Midlands 9.3 2.6 0.5 -0.2 4.9 1.2 118.7 185 36.7 66 6.1 -4.3 11.8 0.8
East Anglia 9.8 2.7 0.8 -0.1 5.4 1.3 122.6 171 18.7 50 5.8 -2.9 12.2 2.0
England SW & Wales S 9.7 2.3 2.1 0.4 5.9 1.3 113.2 165 60.4 59 7.7 -5.2 7.9 -0.8
England SE & Central S 10.3 2.8 1.2 -0.1 5.7 1.4 134.5 184 26.5 49 5.2 -4.5 11.4 1.4

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 8.9 3.1 1.0 0.8 4.9 1.9 102.8 158 82.3 104 9.9 -1.7 10.3 -2.1
England 9.5 3.2 1.0 0.5 5.3 1.8 119.6 182 37.7 65 6.6 -3.4 10.9 -0.8
Wales 9.2 3.2 1.1 0.5 5.2 1.9 109.1 167 80.5 76 9.1 -3.5 10.1 -1.5
Scotland 7.7 3.0 0.7 1.4 4.2 2.2 76.3 119 160.6 152 15.0 1.5 10.0 -4.3
N Ireland 9.3 2.7 1.7 1.0 5.5 1.8 84.7 133 60.7 75 12.4 -0.6 7.9 -2.5
England & Wales 9.5 3.2 1.0 0.5 5.2 1.8 118.2 180 43.6 68 7.0 -3.5 10.8 -0.9
England N 8.8 3.3 0.7 0.6 4.7 2.0 112.9 181 51.5 81 8.2 -2.3 10.9 -2.0
England S 9.9 3.2 1.2 0.4 5.5 1.8 123.2 183 30.4 55 5.8 -4.1 10.9 -0.1
Scotland N 7.5 2.8 0.6 1.4 4.0 2.1 71.1 114 206.7 177 16.8 2.2 9.2 -5.3
Scotland E 7.6 3.3 0.1 1.4 3.8 2.3 86.1 131 87.1 109 11.4 -0.5 12.1 -3.6
Scotland W 8.0 2.8 1.4 1.5 4.7 2.2 73.0 112 176.8 150 16.2 2.5 8.7 -3.7
England E & NE 8.8 3.2 0.6 0.6 4.7 1.9 114.2 178 33.3 66 6.7 -3.1 11.6 -1.1
England NW & Wales N 9.2 3.5 1.0 0.6 5.1 2.0 109.4 171 80.8 92 10.2 -1.5 10.2 -2.2
Midlands 9.3 3.3 0.5 0.2 4.9 1.7 118.7 193 36.7 67 6.1 -4.0 11.8 -0.5
East Anglia 9.8 3.3 0.8 0.2 5.4 1.8 122.6 181 18.7 50 5.8 -2.8 12.2 1.1
England SW & Wales S 9.7 2.8 2.1 0.8 5.9 1.8 113.2 167 60.4 62 7.7 -4.5 7.9 -2.2
England SE & Central S 10.3 3.4 1.2 0.3 5.7 1.8 134.5 190 26.5 50 5.2 -4.2 11.4 0.4

Last updated: 1044 on 5 Feb 09.




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